Fifty new professionals, all ready and willing to set out on their professional careers in the maritime industry, received their bachelor’s degrees from the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP).
In an emotional graduation ceremony, the rector of the UMIP, engineer Victor Barahona Luna gave the family of Dayra Kariani Wood Pino, a cadet engineer who died in unexplained circumstances aboard a tanker in the Gulf of Mexico, her posthumous diploma degree in Marine Engineering in Naval Machinery.
In total, 17 students graduated in Marine Naval Engineering in Machinery, 11 in Nautical Engineering in Navigation, 20 of Engineering in the Shipping Industry with emphasis on Maritime and Port Operations and two from Coastal Engineering and Marine Resources with emphasis on Marine Biology, from the Faculty of Sea Sciences.
First place of honor was taken by Cadet Mario Adolfo Alvarado Pardo, second by cadet Michelle Melendez Huertas and third by cadet Joshell Nicole Carrion Caceres, all of the Maritime Engineering career with emphasis on Maritime and Port Transport.
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