África Marrero del Rosario

Researcher in Maritime Transport and Port Logistics

África Marrero is a graduate in Naval Architecture from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. She holds a Master’s Degree in Naval and Oceanic Engineering from Polytechnic University of Cartagena.

She began her professional career as a planning and control engineer in submarine construction projects at the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena. Later she worked as an Associate Ship Manager in ASTICAN, Astilleros Canarios, mainly carrying out work control functions in oil rigs.

She joined CENIT at the beginning of 2019 as a researcher in the department of logistics and maritime transport bringing her experience in national and international projects. Her areas of specialization are sustainable ports, ship emissions and maritime transport.

She currently leads one WP from H2020 project LASH FIRE carrying out project management tasks and developing new fire safety measures on Ro-Ro ships.

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