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The purpose of this web page is to spread research results and thoughts related to regional maritime matters form a shipbuilder`s point of view.
For that matter, I have gathered some papers, books, videos and images. In the future more contents will be added.
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Raúl E. Podetti
Raúl E. Podetti
Born in 1958 in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he studied at the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires and graduated as a Naval Architect from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA). He has a Master of Sciences in Engineering (MSE – Shipbuilding) from the University of Michigan, US, and an MBA from IAE, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires.
In the US, he worked in the production of offshore jack-ups at Marathon Le Tourneau Texas, and in Argentina he undertook several entrepreneurial ventures in diverse sectors, such as shipbuilding, fishing, marketing and tourism.
In 1976 he started working in the technical offices of SANYM as well as in the shipyard and in its offshore area. He was also the company’s CEO for eight years, from 1994 until it ceased operations in 2002.
He was vice-president of the state-owned Río Santiago shipyard, and for over ten years he has been part of the Board of the Federation of the Argentine Shipbuilding Industry (FINA), being its vice-president up to the end of 2017.
As an active member of several professional associations, he participates in Seminars with technical papers.
Currently, he is a consultant, researcher, writer and lecturer at the graduate school of ITBA. In 2018, together with his father and mentor, Raúl Rafael Podetti, he presented the book Argentine Shipbuilding Industry, 100 years (1937-2036), which became the main bibliographic reference of the sector.