Maritime University of Szczecin got the European patent EP2504719 "A method and system of navigational decision support in the process of safe vessel navigation" granted by the European Patent Office.

On 15th January 2018, our University was visited by representatives of the Zhejiang Ocean University in south-east China. Following mutual presentation, the participants of the meeting began talks on possible forms of cooperation, especially in the area of education.

In the period 9-13.11.2017, students of the "METIRI" Scientific Association of Geodesy and Cartography in cooperation with the "EQUATOR" Geodetic Scientific Association (University of Life Sciences in Lublin) performed measurements of the "Dziura" Cave in the Tatra National Park (TNP) with the ground laser scanning technology.

We are pleased to inform that our quarterly, the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin, has been indexed in the Web of ScienceTM  Core Collection Emerging Sources Citation Index Backfile database (ESCI Backfile) – an archive of the ESCI  database where the SJ were included in the previous year.

A new maritime publication edited by Professor Stanisław Gucma, PhD. Eng. Master Mariner is to be issued already at the beginning of the next year. The book is entitled "Marine Traffic Engineering - guidelines for designing marine waterways and ports as well as conditions for their safe operation”.

On 22.11.2017, a drone and laser scanner presentation organised on the occasion of the Technology Days was held in the Upper Secondary School Complex in Kalisz Pomorski.

We are pleased to announce that following the decision of 17th November 2017 of the Index Copernicus International Scientific Evaluation Team, the publishing quality of the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin has been evaluated as higher which is expressed by the ICV 2016 index of 90.35.

The 17th Marine Traffic Engineering Conference and International Symposium Information on Ships MTE-ISIS 2017, prepared in cooperation with the German Institute of Marine Traffic Engineering (DGON) was held in Kołobrzeg in the period 11 - 13 October 2017.  

In the period 27-29 September, the 5th International Symposium on Sensor Science was held in Barcelona. The participants of the Symposium were scientists from all over the world, e.g. from the USA, India, Israel, Albania, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Poland. The symposium was attended by the representative of the Faculty of Navigation (Institute of Geoinformatics), Grzegorz Stępień, PhD., who presented his work on “Method of determination of exterior orientation of sensors in Hilbert type space” in the poster part.

Last October we informed that the Scientific Journals of the Maritime University of Szczecin was included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

On 16th March 2017, certificates of completion of the AutoCAD-advanced course were handed in at the Institute of Marine Navigation. The training covered sixty hours of practical classes in two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) computer aided design. The training conducted by the lecturer and instructor Waldemar Kostrzewa, PhD (CadSoft) was organised and coordinated  by the Institute of Marine Navigation.

The 4th session of the Sub-Committee of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) was held in London in the period 6-10 March 2017. A Polish representative to this Sub-Committee was the Dean of the Faculty of Navigation, Paweł Zalewski, PhD, Eng., Professor of MUS.

On 2nd and 3rd March 2017, the second meeting of the Convent of Deans of Faculties having the right to confer the PhD degree in the discipline of geodesy and cartography in the 2016-2020 term of office was held in Windsor Hotel in Jachranka near Warsaw. 

In the period from 29th January to 4th February, the 4th meeting of the Sub-Committee of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) was held in London. A representative of the Polish delegation in the work of this Sub-Committee was the Director of the Institute of  Marine Technologies, Professor Janusz Uriasz.

In the period 14-16.12.2016 the Navitec 2016 was held in ESTEC Noordwijk in Holand. The conference has been organised regularly for 8 years by ESA (European Space Agency) in cooperation with CNES, DLR and University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich.