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The IAMPE is pleased to congratulate its latest graduates of the Maritime Port Management and Executive Management Program. The program was held via Zoom, the week of January 18-21st. Each participant was awarded either the Maritime Port Manager (MPM) Certification or the Maritime Port Executive (MPE) professional certification. In addition, the Executive Management graduates were awarded graduate level credits by the IAMPE’s U.S. Academic partners which includes Maine and Massachusetts Maritime Academies, State University of New York Maritime College, and Texas Southern University.

Professional Maritime Port Executive (MPE) certifications were awarded to Alexander Washburn, MPE -Transportation Field Manager, Alaska Railroad Corporation; and Rory Respicio, MPE - General Manager, Port of Guam; Earning the Maritime Port Manager (MPM) professional certification were Gunther Flanegin, MPM - Harbormaster, Bonaire Ports; Robert King, MPM - Physical Plant Manager, Port Authority of NY & NY; Dwayne Atwood, MPM – Assistant Port Manager, Alaska Railroad Corporation; Angel Rios, MPM – General Manager, Port of NY & NJ; Rita de Cássia Munck, MPM - Head of Staff, National Secretary of Ports and Waterways Transportation; and Rosemarie Aldo, MPM – Administrative Assistant, IAMPE.

The IAMPE is a not-for-profit industry association that provides professional development for coastal and inland port and terminal managers and executives. Programs are reviewed and approved for certification by the Association’s Board of Advisors, comprised of over 20 industry professionals. Academic partners include the Graduate Schools at Maine Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Texas Southern University as well as the Continuing Education Program of the State University of New York Maritime College. The Association offers professional and accredited programs in Coastal and Inland Port Management and Executive Management, as well as certification programs for Marine Terminal Operator and IMDG/Hazardous Awareness. The Association has over 2,500 alumni worldwide.


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