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Panama to have a one-stop shop maritime system

The Panama Maritime Authority and the Panama Canal Authority have reached an agreement for the creation of a one-stop shop that aims to streamline the procedures related to maritime trade in the country.

The two entities have signed an institutional cooperation agreement and will begin the procedures to create the Panama One Stop Window (VUMPA for its initials in English).

The aim of the VUMPA will be to streamline maritime transport through the simplification of […]

ACP and UP Agreement to raise debate on Canal

El administrador de la Autoridad del Canal, Jorge Quijano, y el rector de la Universidad de Panamá, Eduardo Flores Castro, firman el convenio de cooperación, ante la presencia del director del Instituto del Canal, Luis Navas P. (izquierda), y otros altos funcionarios de la UP.

A broad cooperation agreement signed between the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Panama University (UP) will raise to the academic level the debate on the role of the Canal in world trade and as a driving force for the country’s economic and social development , Luis Navas P., director of the university’s Canal Institute (ICUP) told The Bulletin after the signing on June 2, 2017.

The agreement was signed in the rectory of the […]

ACP visits Louisiana to attract natural gas market

The Panama Canal has signed a cooperation agreement with the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana, as part of the strategy to attract new customers in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market to the advantages offered by the expanded Canal.

The agreement was signed by the Canal Administrator, Jorge Luis Quijano, and the executive director of the port, William J. Rase, during a tour of the port terminal in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the […]

UMIP and QMS sign agreement for internship

A cooperation agreement has been signed by the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) and the company Quality Marine Surveyors, Inc. (QMS) to foster professional internships of benefit to cadets and students of the UMIP.

The convention was signed by Raúl Alberto De St. Malo García, acting as legal representative of the company QMS and the rector of the UMIP, Engineer Victor Luna Barahona.

The agreement aims to promote mutual cooperation on projects and programs through […]

MIT receives UMIP cadets

The Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) and Manzanillo International Terminal – Panama SA (MIT) renewed a cooperation agreement that has been in force since 2012 and has provided students and cadets the opportunity to put their acquired knowledge into practice at the port.

The agreement states that students and cadets from the UMIP may do internships in the Port of Manzanillo, which represents an important opportunity to experiment, analyze and solve problems in the field […]

UMIP and UPM of Spain sign exchange program

The Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and the Panama International Maritime University (UMIP) have joined forces to develop academic programs in the field of civil, maritime and port engineering as the result of a cooperation agreement signed by both.

Under the agreement, the university will develop a Master in Port Management Engineering focused on a global overview of the sector and primarily aimed at Latin American students.

The rector of the UMIP, Victor Luna Barahona […]