Panama International Maritime University

SICMAR 2016 reflects the vision of the UMIP

La rectora de la UMIP, Ing.Fernanda Billard y el Administrador de la AMP, Jorge Barakat.

With the introduction by the typical music group “Mares de mi Patria” (Seas of my Country) and a welcome cocktail, attended by key players in the maritime industry, the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) with the support and sponsorship of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) opened the second version of the Maritime Civil Engineering Week (SICMAR 2016).

The SICMAR 2016 objective was to find ways to articulate the overall vision that should be aimed for […]

UMIP cadets selected by German shipping group

Cadetes de la UMIP practicarán con naviera alemana

The German and Dutch shipping company, Reederei Nord Group, selected 21 cadets from the Marine Sciences School of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) to carry out their sea time of 12 months aboard ships of the company.

In total, 18 cadets of the of the Engineering and Navigation Faculty and three other cadets with engineering degrees in Naval Machinery were in the group. It is the first time the company has selected such a […]

Cadets carry out internship at the UMIP

Uno de los cadetes de la MMA en la Universidad Marítima.

As part of the academic exchanges established by the US Transport Department, the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) an internship was arranged for a group of 14 MMA cadets to be in Panama for more than 30 days.

The internship, coordinated by the UMIP, is for the visiting cadets to learn about the development of the Panamanian maritime industry and the training processes of values and behavior that are […]

UMIP celebrates 10th anniversary with tribute to its founders

De izquierda a derecha Desilia Ramos de Motta; Capitán Antonio Motta, Ingeniera Fernanda Billard, José Santos Motta y Jorge Barakat

The Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) celebrated 10 years since its creation, with a Gala Dinner and the participation of the most important figures of the maritime industry, teachers, administrators and students.

The celebration was held on December 4 at the Hard Rock Panama Megapolis Convention Hall.

Captain Orlando Allard (First Rector of the UMIP), Engineer Victor Barahona Luna and Doctor Luis Ramon Fabrega were honored with recognitions as those who laid the foundation of […]

Vice Chancellor of the UMIP chosen president of IPIN

Dr. Adam Vega, Vice Rector of Graduate Research Studies and Extension of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) was chosen as the new president of the Pan American Institute of Naval, Maritime and Port Engineering (IPIN).

The decision was taken at the General Assembly of IPEN and issued within the framework of the celebration of the XXIV Pan American Congress of Naval Engineering (COPINAVAL) recently held in Montevideo, Uruguay.

The event was attended by representatives […]

Euronav chooses Panamanian cadets

El Capitán Nikos Koulouris entrevista a una cadete

The shipping company Euronav, one of the major crude oil carriers in the world, selected 30 nautical cadets of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) to carry out their embarkation period of 12 months.

The Greek shipping company sent Captain Nikos Koulouris, hiring manager, to Panama to interview a group of 43 cadets and choose those who filled the expectations, guidelines and profile of the company.

In all, 13 cadets studying Nautical Engineering in Naval […]

Education is key to ensuring maritime and logistics development

La Rectora Encargada, Ingeniera Fernanda Billard presenta un certificado de distinción al Ingeniero Gabriel Fuentes Lezcano

The celebration of World Maritime Day by the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) on September 24, 2015, had a series of lectures on the theme, “Education and maritime training” with several encouraging notes for future Panamanian officers devoted to maritime transport.

Firstly, a young officer spoke on behalf of the Panamanian Association of Merchant Marine Officers (APOM), giving a brilliant lecture in perfect English on the implementation of the IGF Code, and a veteran of […]