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Politeknik Pelayaran Sumatera Barat (Poltekpel Sumbar) adalah perguruan tinggi negeri pada Kementerian Perhubungan di bawah pembinaan Badan Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia Perhubungan (BPSDMP), yang berkedudukan di Padang Pariaman, Provinsi Sumatera Barat. Pembangunan Poltekpel Sumbar dilakukan atas kerjasama antara Badan Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia Perhubungan (BPSDMP) dengan Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Barat dan Pemerintah Daerah Kabupaten Padang Pariaman.

Ruang lingkup Poltekpel Sumbar meliputi penyelenggaraan pendidikan vokasi, penelitian, dan pengabdian kepada masyarakat di bidang pelayaran serta diklat transportasi laut. 

Poltekpel Sumbar diresmikan oleh Menteri Perhubungan Republik Indonesia pada tanggal 09 Februari 2018 berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan Nomor : PM.05 tahun 2018. Yang sebelumnya bernama Balai Pendidikan dan Pelatihan Pelayaran (BP3) Padang Pariaman berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan Nomor : PM.124 tahun 2015.

Landasan hukum Poltekpel Sumbar semakin diperkuat dengan terbitnya Statuta Politeknik Pelayaran sesuai Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan Nomor : PM.100 tahun 2018 yang ditetapkan pada tanggal 9 Oktober 2018. Statuta tersebut kemudian diperbaharui dengan dikeluarkannya Statuta baru berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan Nomor : PM.67 tahun 2020. Peraturan lainnya terkait Organisasi dan Tata Kerja Politeknik Pelayaran Sumatera Barat diterbitkan dalam Peraturan Menteri Perhubungan Nomor : PM. 49 tahun 2019.

 



West Sumatera Polytechnic of Merchant Marine (Poltekpel Sumbar) is one of the maritime education and training institutions under the auspices of Human Resources Development Agency Of Transportation, which located in Padang Pariaman, West Sumatera province. Poltekpel Sumbar was inaugurated by the Minister of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia on February, 09 2018 based on Regulation of the Minister of Transportation Number: PM.05 in 2018. Which was previously named BP3 Padang Pariaman.

The scope of the Poltekpel Sumbar includes the implementation of vocational education, research, and community service in the field of shipping and sea transportation training.

Poltekpel Sumbar has committed to be the preferred maritime education and training that produces graduates of highly skilled maritime workforce. Poltekpel Sumbar is one of the largest maritime college offering MARINE ENGINEERING, NAUTICAL SCIENCE, and SEA TRANSPORTATION degree programs which has fulfilled Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) 1978 and amandement regulated by International Maritime Organization (IMO).

According to regulation of the minister of transportation No: 5 of 2018, Poltekpel Sumbar has been regulated to organize vocational education programs, research, and community service in the field of marine and seafaring industries. The regulation was amended with the enactment of the Minister of Transportation Regulations No: PM. 49 of 2019 concerning the Organization and Work Procedure of the West Sumatera Polytechnic of Merchant Marine (Poltekpel Sumbar).