The Author:

Ricardo Rodríguez-Martos Dauer is a Deacon and Director of the Apostleship of the Sea “Stella Maris” in Barcelona. He holds a degree in Law from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia and in Theology from the Ateneu Universitari Sant Pacià, has a PhD in Civil Marine Science from the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and is a Captain of the Spanish Merchant Navy with 8 years of seafaring experience. He has also been Professor in the Nautical Faculty (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya) in Barcelona for over 30 years.