Team

The people at AZTI are our main asset to achieve the goals that we have set. AZTI is committed to the people in the organisation and in the growth of its human team, which is a reflection of its strength. In 2005 AZTI had an average staff of 160 people, in 2016 it has grown to 234 staff members.

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Xabier Aboitiz Researcher AZTI - Efficient Use of Resources (Marine Technologies)Sustainable Fishing Technologies, Maritime Transport, Ergonomic Improvements, Safety and Health. Tel: +34 667 174 376 Direction:Txatxarramendi ugartea z/g Sukarrieta Bizkaia 48395 Spain Latitude: 43.394855Longitude: -2.696523

Background: Marine technology
Generalist Competencies:
Fishing technology
Food quality
Labour safety
Specialist Competencies:
Operative improvement of fishing vessels maneuvering and techniques
Fishing gear selectivity
Risk reduction on board fishing vessels
Good handling techniques on board and fish quality improvement
Experience:
He has participated in more 50 projects during 17 years, most of them testing new technologies and new working process on board fishing vessels. Author of 15 publications and guides in the field of fish quality and risk reduction on board fishing vessels.