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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]