"Your university has made a great impression on me" - said Stephen Mull, the Ambassador of the United States of America during his visit to the Maritime University of Szczecin. On the 2nd June 2015 he met with authorities of the University, visited the Green Power Laboratory, European LNG Training Centre and Centre of Marine Traffic Engineering. The programme of his visit involved also talks on marine technologies transfer and cooperation with business sector.
In the period 4th-8th May 2015, a group of 3rd year Computer Science students made a study visit to a partner university - Hochschule Furtwangen University (http://www.hs-furtwangen.de/) in Furtwangen in Schwarzwald, Germany. The students were guests at the Faculty of Computer Science (http://www.hs-furtwangen.de/studierende/fakultaeten/informatik.html). As a part of the visit, the students got acquainted with the specifics of education at the university, attended a series of lectures and visited laboratories. They also took part in Job Fair. On the last day, they visited one of leading IT companies - Double Slash (https://www.doubleslash.de/).
As a part of scientific and technical cooperation between the Maritime University of Szczecin and PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A. (The PGE Capital Group - Lignite Mining and Conventional Power Generation), sponsoring agreements were signed on 6th May 2015 concerning financial support for three undertakings of scientific and didactic nature
The Polish University Rowing Championships on the course in Bydgoszcz finished on Saturday, 23rd May 2015. 14 eights took part in the race. Our male crew entered the A final of the competition with the fourth time.
Another project partner meeting was held between 12-14 May 2015 in Białystok. The most important objective of the visit to the local academic centre of Białystok University of Technology - the project partner, was to finalise the draft version of Entrepreneurship syllabus and to define methods and forms of classes to be delivered during the summer school which is to be held on the Chios island, Greece in July.
Maria Wasiak, the Minister of Infrastructure and Development visited the Maritime University of Szczecin during her short stay in Szczecin on 15th May 2015. She was presented with, inter alia, the University didactic infrastructure and planned projects for infrastructure development.
Sup4Nav established by a team of creators from the Faculty of Navigation in order to implement the Navdec invention based on a licence given by the Maritime University was among 5 beneficiaries from Poland during the last call for proposals in the SME Instrument competition - phase I. The European Commission received 1569 proposals for assessment, 251 of which reached the required point threshold and 60.1% of which will receive funds.
Again, we have an opportunity to promote the inventive potential of our University in Poland. The invention of professor Bolesław Kuźniewski called "An underwater generator set and the method of its setting in sea water column" is taking part in the final of Gazeta Prawna competition. Eureka! DGP – Discovering Polish Inventions. The Internet voting has just begun. Everyone is encouraged to vote for our invention.
12th Scientific and Technological Conference LogiTrans 2015 was held in Szczyrk between 20th – 23rd April 2015. The conference was attended by representatives of the Maritime University of Szczecin: Wojciech Ślączka PhD Eng, Master Mariner, Remigiusz Dzikowski MSc Eng Master Mariner, Anna Anczykowska MSc Eng, and Paulina Sobkowicz MSc Eng. The conference was focused on various aspects of transport and logistics and it enabled academics from the whole Poland to exchange experiences in those fields.
The Maritime University of Szczecin has signed an agreement on cooperation with the Technical University of Varna. The profile of educating engineers in the Bulgarian university will enable undertaking joint activities both among scientific staff and students.
The Maritime Rescue Training Centre does not lower the speed of work on the days before public holidays and acts dynamically towards meeting the demands of its customers. On Good Friday 03.04.2015 until late evening hours, the Centre carried out trainings which required the use of specialist equipment.