As part of the sustainability initiatives of PSA Panama International Terminal, the company partnered along with representatives of the Ministry of Environment and students of the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) in an activity of planting native species.
About 50 volunteers participated in this activity in which 200 seedlings of species such as espavé, mango, thorny cedar and lignum vitae were planted under the canopy of Cerro San Juan. This hill is located opposite PSA [...]
The consortium Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) which is building the third set of locks on the Panama Canal, has not given the final report on the leaks detected more than two months ago on the Pacific locks. The Canal administration announced that it has received preliminary reports, but is still waiting on a final report on the failure. After more than two months since the leaks appeared in the Canal Expansion, [...]
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 [...]
Por: Carlos Stuart Socio – Director Unity Ducruet
Like any other business, the maritime activities are full of risks, there are many situations that should be taken into account for those who pursue this enterprise as a way to make a living and buying an Insurance Policy is a good idea to maintain a healthy patrimony and investment.
Panama has advanced a lot with regards to policy coverage and maritime insurance and it is possible [...]
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 [...]