Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the “Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping”, being welcomed by the Director, Mr. Eduard Rodés and the Capt. Antonio Vargas, on the 13th of February 2015.
During the meeting, the Maritime Ambassador explained the functions of his office, as a spokesperson and advocate for the maritime and seafaring professions, trying to encourage young people to consider a career at sea or in the maritime sector in order to inspire a new generation of maritime experts and seafarers.
The Escola Europea de Short Sea Shipping is the European reference center for training in logistics and intermodal transport. The aim is the promotion of maritime transport as the basis for the development of sustainable logistics in Europe.