Panama International Maritime University

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 [...]

UMIP cadets board Evergreen ships

Cadetes de la UMIP a bordo de buques de la Evergreen

A group of cadets from the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) were selected by the Evergreen Group to do their internship (seagoing time) on board ships of this company that operates one of the largest fleets in the world, with more than 180 container vessels.

The select group of cadets met the highest standards of the company undergoing rigorous written exams and oral interviews. This selection was made by the Operations Department of Unigreen [...]

UMIP opens registration for 2016 scholastic year

The Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) has formally opened the registration period for the 2016 academic year. Those interested in careers in the maritime industry and marine biology have until November 13 to register.

This university offers excellent opportunities to study Nautical Navigation Engineering; Nautical Engineering in Naval Machinery; Nautical Engineering in Electrical Engineering; Civil Engineering in Ports and Channels; Naval Engineering and Ship Repair; Marine Environmental Engineering; Engineering and Maritime Transport and Maritime and [...]

COCATRAM promotes cooperation between UMIP and Nicaraguan universities

Comisión Centroamericana de Transporte Marítimo (COCATRAM)

On Wednesday, February 5, representatives gathered at the Nicaraguan National Port Company (EPN) from the National University of Engineering, the Catholic University, University Hispanic and American College, EPN and Central American Maritime Transport Commission (COCATRAM), to hold a virtual meeting with representatives of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) following the Cooperation Agreements signed between these universities.

The meeting allowed the representatives to learn about the progress of the agreements by the Comptroller of the [...]

Luna’s reelection contested in unauthorized UMIP contest

Victor Luna was reelected as president of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP). In elections Fulvia Garay and Roberto Pineda also participated. The process was performed even though the UMIP Superior Council had approved postponing it for more candidates to take part.

Pineda filed an action for annulment of the elections. In the action, taken to the University Electoral Committee, Pineda indicates that the Scrutinizing Board violated the Organic Statute because “it used a weighted [...]