On 2nd December 2016, the first stage of the 18th National Olympiad of the English Language for Students of Technical Universities, organised annually by Poznan University of Technology, was held at the Maritime University of Szczecin.
On 6th December, the female and male Swimming Championships were held at the swimming pool of the Maritime University. The competitors were students from our University who swam at the distance of 50 m in freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly as well as a 4 x 50 m freestyle relay race.
In the period 25-27 October, an international conference of Konsberg Maritime A.S. simulator users was held in Athens. The main theme of the meeting was “The Role of Human Factors in Simulation and Training”. 
Students from a school complex near Kiev visited Szczecin again this year. In the summer, they had a sightseeing tour of the West Pomerania Province capital and its surrounding areas and, this time, they came to find out about the educational offer of Szczecin as an academic centre.
A handball player of Pogoń Baltica Szczecin and a student of the Faculty of Economics and Engineering of Transport will take part in an international tournament in Spain at the end of November and beginning of December.
In the period 24-25 November, Student Transport and Logistic Symposium "SeaPoint" 2016 was held for the 10th time at the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering. This year the subject was railway transport of passengers and cargo.

Traditionally, after closing of the basic season for rowers (the last regatta on water was held on 11.11.2016), the Maritime University organises Open University Rowing Machine Championships.

At the end of October, the 70th anniversary meeting of the IMO's Marine Environment Committee - MEPC was held in London. The findings of this assembly are of key importance for creation of such regulations of the world maritime economy and transport sector that make it as effective and ecological as possible.

In the period 4-6 November 2016, members of our "Metitri" Scientific Association together with their supervisor, Grzegorz Stępień, PhD, had the pleasure of visiting the historical Palace in Siemczyno (Drawskie Lake District) to conduct measurements thanks to the invitation from Mr Bogdan Andziak - the owner of the facility and Vice-President of the Henry's Association in Siemczyno.

Students from School Complex No. 1 in Stargard have spent the whole day visiting the Maritime University of Szczecin. They visited all faculties and the vessel.
On All Saints' Day, like every year, crowds visited the Central Cemetery in Szczecin. In spite of the pouring rain, many people stopped for a moment at the Monument in memory of those who were lost at sea.
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, as the Manager of the West Pomerania JEREMIE Trust Fund, and the Maritime University of Szczecin would like to invite students and graduates to a seminar entitled "Good Morning Business".
An audit of the maritime education system is meant to indicate whether seamen educated in Poland will be able to work for Japanese ship operators. To this end, the Maritime University of Szczecin has opened its doors to auditors from Japan, i.e. Mr Setsuo Nomura, the representative of Japan Maritime Centre - Japanese organisation working for the benefit of development of the maritime sector and captain Osamu Takeshita from Mitsui OSK Lines – the largest Japanese ship operator.
We are pleased to inform you that our quarterly Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Morskiej w Szczecinie, Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin has been indexed in the Global Impact Factor (GIF) database.
An information meeting on "Intelligent, green and integrated transport", this being the focus area of water transport in Horizon 2020 funding calls for 2017, was held on 18th October 2016 at the Maritime University of Szczecin. Participants of the event were composed of representatives of businesses and institutions interested in financing projects within the discussed area.