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.
The Safety Forum 2016 devoted to unmanned air and marine systems was held on 14.10.2016 in Szczecin. The organiser of the Forum was Nobilis MEDIA and the patronage over the event was taken by: the Vice Minister of National Defence Bartosz Kownacki, the Chairman of the National Defence Committee of the Polish Parliament Lower Chamber Michał Jach and the National Security Bureau in cooperation with the Multinational Corps Northeast. The Faculty of Navigation was represented in the Forum a staff member of the Institute of Geoinformatics, Grzegorz Stępień, PhD, Eng.
On 19.10.2016, a meeting of representatives of the Faculty of Navigation with the largest Szczecin geodetic companies was held in the Senate Hall of the Maritime University of Szczecin at the invitation of Paweł Zalewski, PhD, Eng. Professor of MUS. 
On Thursday, 20th October, the unique "Red Bull Window to Window" tournament will take place in the Szczecin "Pasat" and "Korab" Dormitories.  It's an exceptional project for computer game fans which will enable students to enter virtual reality without the necessity to leave their rooms.
The Maritime University of Szczecin made an attempt at beating the Guinness Record in simultaneous CPR being done by the largest number of people. In this way, we joined the event of the Polish Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation.
The Lake of Mysteries was the subject of the "Meriti" Scientific Association Summer Camp in Czaplinek.
The Maritime University of Szczecin hosted maritime industry experts from the whole Poland.
We are pleased to inform that our quarterly Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin has been indexed in a new database lunched in the year 2015 Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in the Web of Science™ Core Collection of Thomson Reuters. We appreciate this award very much as well as the recognition of our commitment to continuous quality improvement of our quarterly. We are confident that presence in the ESCI will increase the international visibility and readership of the Journal.
The State Maritime School was located in the building in Wały Chrobrego Street in the years 1963-72. A stone commemorating this fact was officially unveiled on Saturday morning, right before the Inauguration Ceremony of the academic year at the Maritime University of Szczecin.
The Polish Steamship Company will test samples of fuels for its vessels in the Centre for Fuel and Pressure Fluid Testing and Environmental Protection of the Maritime University of Szczecin. The agreement between the ship operator and the university was signed on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 by the General Director of Polish Steamship Company, Paweł Szynkaruk and the Rector of the Maritime University of Szczecin, Wojciech Ślączka.
On 30th September and 1st October the Maritime University of Szczecin will hold its Opening Ceremony of the academic year 2016/2017.
The Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch took part, last week (13-18.09), in the 6th International Choral Competition "CANÇÒ MEDITERRÀNIA" in Lloret de Mar/Barcelona. The Szczecin ensemble, following a fierce fight, won the highest distinctions: three Gold Diplomas in the categories of sacred, folklore and pop music.
Another International Scientific Conference "Transport of the 21st Century" was held in Arłamów in the period 30.08-02.09.2016.
It’s still a month before the new academic year begins, but we have already welcomed 34 future students of the Maritime University of Szczecin coming e.g. from Ukraine and Belarus. They will begin their stay in Szczecin with a course in the Polish language.
During the last two weeks of July, six students from our University participated in a summer school in the beautiful Portuguese town of Aveiro located on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a well-known resort described as “Portuguese Venice” due to a network of channels with gondolas sailing on them as well as picturesque tenement houses with characteristic tiled facades. Within 10 minutes, one can get to sandy beaches, which change their width depending on the tide. All this with a lighthouse in the background… Yet, let us start from the very beginning.