MARINE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION CENTRE INC. (MTCC) is a Maritime Training Centre created by the late Dr. Hugo Torrijos Richa, the “principal architect of modern Panamanian shipping” according to the Fairplay Magazine, in order to provide training and other services for seafarers.
Our Training Centre has been authorized by the Panama Maritime Authority (since 2006) to provide training courses to all seafarers in full compliance with the requirements of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended, international & national regulations from the Administration.
In an effort to adapt to new regulation and attend the market, MTCC is working in cooperation with Maritime Training Centers in different continents having obtained the recognition for Branches that comply with all the requirements from the Administration.
MARINE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION CENTRE INC. (MTCC), is proud to be a member of PANAMA MARITIME GROUP, one of the first groups in Panama to offer integrated solutions all under one roof to the national and international maritime communities as follow:
TORRIJOS & ASOCIADOS, law firm specialized in maritime, corporate, labor and immigration procedures, among others;
PANAMA MARITIME DOCUMENTATION SERVICES INC.(ClassPMDS), independent Classification Society and Recognized Organization (RO/RSO) duly authorized by Panama, Belize to provide with class & statutory services to ships and companies as per International and national regulations.