Mauricio Orozco, born 1963, is President of the Ultramar / Aquaworld Group in the state of Quintana Roo, México.
Upon graduation from Texas A&M University in 1986, as a Mechanical Engineer, he joined General Electric, where he specialized in the propulsion end of ships and submarines. Shortly after by mid 1989 he joined his brother Germán to be part of Aquaworld, where he become Vice President and was responsible for maintenance and operations of their fleet.
In 2001 Germán and Mauricio, wanted to expand their recreational water sports business Aquaworld, and in 2003 they started Ultramar, a passenger ferry corporation. Since then, Mauricio´s been a hands on person and has been involved in the design, construction and operation of their vessels. The fleet has grown from one monohull with a 350 passenger capacity to a fleet of 23 monohulls and catamarans all together, capable of transporting more than 7523 passengers in one seating
With more experience under their belts, Germán and Mauricio, in 2018, formed UltraCarga, an Ultramar subsidiary, which owns and operates RoRo Ferries, and currently provide service to two runs in the Yucatan Peninsula of México.
At the end of 2021, Mauricio, his nephews and nieces will start construction of Puerto Cancun Marina, which will host slips for approximately 120 vessels ranging from 45 to 130 feet, a fuel station, a convenience store, a restaurant and many amenities to the boat owners and crew. Additionally a dry stack marina will be built, which will be host for approximately 380 boats ranging from small personal water crafts to 40 ft vessels.