Panama International Maritime University

UMIP awards doctorate to Ruben Arosemena

De izquierda a derecha el ex-presidente Martin Torrijos, Rubén Arosemena y la rectora de la UMIP Fernanda Billard.

For his contribution to the development of academic training activities and support in the projection of Panamanian professionals in the international maritime industry, the International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) awarded the degree of “Doctor Honoris Causa” to the ambassador and consul of Panama in Korea, Ruben Arosemena Valdes Eloy.

This recognition was given in the presence of important personalities from the academic, political and government spheres such as Milton Henriquez, Minister of Government and […]

More English teaching at the UMIP

Se fortalece enseñanza del Inglés en la UMIP

The representative of the Diplomatic Mission for the teaching of English and Director of the Regional Office of English Language of the US Embassy in Panama, Rick Rosenberg, visited the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP).

Rosenberg’s objective was also to formally present himself to the UMIP authorities, to show his full availability to support the management carried out by this house of higher learning for the benefit of skills and development in the English language.

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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 […]