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Ricardo Batista

Project Officer Marine Environment & PSC at EMSA


Ricardo is a MSc in Naval Architecture and BEng Marine Engineer working as Project Officer in the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), on the main topics of Alternative Fuels, Exhaust Gas Cleaning and other Clean Power Technologies such as Fuel Cells. The development of these subjects into the Sustainable Shipping concept have been the main core of Ricardo’s work in EMSA. As a project Officer in the Agency the main roles have been to support technically and scientifically the European Commission and EU Member States on the subjects listed, not only with regards to actual implementation of current international and European legislation but also in R&D and EU co-funding programs.

Before EMSA Ricardo has worked in a Classification Society (ABS) in the Advanced Analysis team in support of different Ship Engineering projects, mainly in the areas of FEM Structural Analysis, and in the Naval Sector where he has served for 15 years with both seagoing and shipyard experience.

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