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Bachelor Degree in Maritime Transportation and Maritime and Port Industries Engineering

Bachelor (ISCED 2011 level 6)


Duration 8 semesters

The trend towards growth in the maritime sector, specifically the port and logistics that the Republic of Panama is experiencing, and it is shown in its indicators and statistics. It is important for a country whose growth does not diminish its development, to encourage professionals through the centers of studies, especially if the professions are necessary for the economy and development of a country. The UMIP through this new academic offer is innovating specialized careers through graduates capable of solving the real needs of the maritime sector, this profile is achieved by producing a professional with high capabilities. This engineering career seeks to innovate the maritime industry from the perspective of processes, the International Maritime University of Panama, through the Faculty of Maritime Transport offers a new concept of Engineers specialized in the maritime sector with multidisciplinary application.


Train professionals with skills in decision making, in the development and / or improvement of new methods, techniques and technologies that tend to increase productivity in an organization, establishing systems and quality mechanisms in areas of maintenance, operation, management or administration of companies related to the national and international maritime sector.

Work Field

Port Terminals (Containers and Fuels), Shipping Agencies, Shipyards, Maritime Business Planning, Management, Consulting and Advisory Services, Ship Supply, Cargo Transfers, Logistics Activities Areas, Cargo Operations and Management, Cargo Planners and Stowage, Customs Agencies, Inspections and Maritime Insurance, Fuel and water suppliers, General auxiliary maritime services.

Structural components
Industry partners
Internship/Workplace experience
International component
Practical/Field work
Research Project

ISCED Categories

Personal skills and communication
Project management
Maritime economy
Policy and governance
Logistics and shipping management
Marine and maritime law