Highly qualified human team and possessing great experience in the ports and logistics sector.


Global vision of the port and the port activity.


Capacity to confront and lead multidisciplinary teams for the development of specific projects.

José Luis Estrada Llaquet


José Luis Estrada

José Luis Estrada Llaquet

Managing Partner

José Luis Estrada Llaquet

PhD Civil Engineer (1972).

José Luis Estrada has a PhD Civil Engineering degree, by the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He’s  also Fellow of the Advanced Study Program by the MIT Cambridge (MA) and Diplomat in General Management by the IESE (Barcelona).

He is specialized in Ports and Transports, with more than 40 years of experience. He has worked in the Ports Authorities of Tarragona, Barcelona and Algeciras, where he was General Manager. He has also been Planning and Development Director of Puertos del Estado, Commissioner for Expansion Works at the Port of Barcelona and President of the “Puerto Seco de Madrid S.A.” and “Conte-Rail S.A”.

Doctor Estrada has combined his professional career with academic activity, teaching on port, transport and logistics subjects. He commonly participates in conferences and seminars around the world and has made numerous papers (see publications).

He has been member of the Executive Committee of the Technical Association of Ports and Coasts (spanish division of AIPCN-PIANC), from 1994 to 2003.

He has been Chairman of different Technical Committees of IAPH (International Association of Ports and Harbours), where he’s Honorary Member.

He was President of RETE and he´s currently Honorary Member of the Association and member of its Scientific Committee.


Study for the improvement of the competitivity of the Port Tarragona – Madrid corridor and implantation of the Dry Port Tarraco

Author: A. Estrada. Digital Collection of the Port de Tarragona, December 2013. ISBN: 978-84-697-0050-1.

Winning publication of the I Research Award EL TEU TARRAGONA promoted by DP World and the Spanish Customs Foundation, and with the collaboration of  the Tarragona Port Authority.

Download the files from the website of the Port of Tarragona (epub, pdf, ibook and ebook)

“¿Qué es el puerto?”

Author: J.L. Estrada. PORTUS Plus 25 of RETE, Venice, June 2013.

See the article in the digital review in spanish  (It’s necessary to register to Portus Plus) 

“La sostenibilidad ambiental en los puertos. Una visión panorámica”

Author: J.L. Estrada. PORTUS nº 24, Venecia, December 2012.

See the article in pdf (spanish and english)

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International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH)

IAPH is the global ports and port authorities forum.

Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities (RETE)

RETE – Association for the Collaboration between Ports and Cities fundamental aim is to promote and develop training and research activities and initiatives, and the dissemination of the relationships between ports and the city, with the aim of contributing and favouring the cooperation between port Administrations and other Administrations: local, regional or state, along with other public and private interested entities.

Technical Association of Ports and Coasts

The Technical Association of Ports and Coasts (spanish division of the AIPCN-PIANC) is a technical and scientific association, whose mission is to “Promote the technological progress in PORTS and COASTS, encouraging the creation of a common culture between all the professionnals that participate in that fields”.