The BOE publishes the creation of the Maritime-Port Chair of the ULPGC, Las Palmas Ports, Mapfre Guanarteme Foundation and Astican.

The Boletín Oficial del Estado of December 5 publishes the agreement between the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Port Authority of Las Palmas, the Mapfre Guanarteme Foundation and Astilleros Canarios S.A. for the creation and development of the Maritime-Port Chair, whose objective is the promotion and dissemination of research in maritime activities, ports and maritime transport.

The direction of the Chair corresponds to Dr. Lourdes Trujillo Castellano, Professor of the Department of Economic Analysis of the ULPGC and will have two deputy directors: The Deputy Director of the Engineering part will be Dr. Alba Martínez López, hired Doctor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the ULPGC; and the Deputy Director of the Economics part will be Dr. Casiano Manrique de Lara Peñate, hired Doctor of the Department of Applied Economic Analysis of the ULPGC.

In order to carry out the activities of the Chair, each of the parties – Port Authority, Mapfre Guanarteme and ASTICAN – undertakes to provide it annually, and during the term of this agreement, with the amount of ten thousand euros, which They will be managed through the Fundación Canaria Parque Científico y Tecnológico.

Source: ULPGC