PH Plaza La Boca, Office no. 3, 1st floor
Trinidad y Tobago Str, La Boca
07166 Balboa
T: +507 6998 6892
M: +507 6753 2095

Ricardo joined the firm in early 2023, after working in a number of local shipyards since 2017 (6 years), out of which for the last 3 years in Talleres Industriales Shipyard – TIS (the most highly qualified contractor in Panama) as a Senior Project Supervisor in all types of major Hull, Machinery, Crane and outfitting repairs / retrofits, including Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) plants, crane repairs (with expertise in Liebherr electrohydraulic cranes and equipment). During his employment in TIS, he was also involved in various types of hull underwater repairs, developing jointly with divers underwater welding applications, as well as H&M damage inspections and repairs specifications/quotations, after which he possesses valuable experience and expertise in damage assessment and repairs / cost evaluation thereof.

Moreover, in his early steps of shipyard employment, he was involved in the design and construction of an aluminium hull catamaran, now used for bathymetric scanning.

Since joining our firm he has been dealing with all types of H&M casualty surveys / work, as well as condition surveys. He is fluent in English.


  • Senior Project Supervisor in Talleres Industriales Shipyard (3 years)
  • Engineering Projects Assistant Manager (SETISMA) (2 years)
  • Technical assistant (T&S Shipbuilding) (1 year)


  • BA in Naval Construction and Ship Repair Engineering, International Maritime University of Panama
  • MSc in Project Management, Interamerican University of Panama