On 29.06.2016 at the Faculty of Navigation, the public defence was held of a doctoral dissertation in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport of Kinga Łazuga, MSc. entitled: "The Model of Optimal Allocation of Oil Spill Response Resources and Measures"
On 29th June 2016, the Council of the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin conferred the scientific degree of habilitated doctor in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport to Wojciech Ślączka, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin.
During the 51st edition of the International Choral Festival in Międzyzdroje, which was held in the period 19-24 June this year, the five-person choir of the Maritime University conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk - Makuch had its triumph in the modern music contest receiving the Golden Diploma, the Award of the Town Mayor of Międzyzdroje and, most of all, the Grand Prix title of the best choir from among all the festival choirs. The ensemble received many positive opinions from members of the international jury headed by Professor Ryszard Zimak, who especially appreciated the musicality, the artistic values and the vocal culture of the ensemble.
On 24 June 2016, students of the Faculty of Navigation, field of study: "Geodesy and Cartography" (year 2012/2013) completed their studies.  
On 24 June 2016, students of the Faculty of Maritime Engineering (year 2012/2013) completed their studies. The celebration with participation of the university authorities and employees was held in the Senate Hall.
The Conference of Rectors of Polish Universities of Technology (KRPUT) was held in the period 6-10 June 2016 in Szczecin. This year the organiser of the meeting was the Maritime University of Szczecin and the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin. The conference plenary sessions were held at the Maritime University of Szczecin.
"Szalupiada 2016"- the rowing lifeboat regatta traditionally organised by the Department of Physical Culture and Sports and the Academic Sport Association was held on 11.06.2016 in the Marine Rescue Training Centre.
In this year's 47th edition of the Legnica Cantat contest, which took place last weekend, the five-person Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch won the Golden Diploma, the second place in the general classification and the Prize of the City Mayor of Legnica. The ensemble was also the only one to receive a special distinction: The Prize of the Polish Choir and Orchestra Association Management Board in Warsaw for the best performance of a piece by a Polish composer. The work awarded with the prize was Ave Maris Stella by Piotr Jańczak.

The Maritime University has taken part in international cooperation for many years. The European programmes have a special role within this scope. Therefore, the Career Office of the Maritime University together with the Department of Maritime Issues and Work Placements organised for the first time INTERNATIONAL STAFF TRAINING WEEK, organised as a part of the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility International Programme.

SCORE - Scoreboard of Competitiveness of European Transport Manufacturing Industry is the title of a Horizon 2020 project which was approved for implementation by the European Commission. One of the project partners is the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering of Maritime University. 

In the period 18-21 May this year The Maritime University of Szczecin was visited by representatives of  its strategic foreign partner, i.e.  the Faculty of Nautical Studies of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona  (Univesitat Politechnica de Catalunya - Facultat Nautica de Barcelona UPC FNB). The delegation was composed of Santiago Ordás Jiménez - the Dean of the Faculty, Claudia Barahona Fuentes - Vice-Dean of the Faculty responsible for international cooperation, Marcella Castells Sanabra responsible for scientific cooperation of the faculty and Jordi Torralbo Gavilan responsible for courses and trainings at UPC.

On 19th May 2016, as a part of the Juwenalia Student Festival, sport games were held for the Maritime University Students. 

On 11/05/2016 our University was visited by a two-person delegation of the representatives of the Ports Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia composed of engineer Mohammed Al Jandoul and captain Jamal Farhat Al Ghamdi. The visit was a part of the session of the 3rd Polish-Saudi Committee for Bilateral Cooperation. The Maritime University of Szczecin was recommended by the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation as an important point of the study visit of a maritime economy working group.

As a part of celebrating the Day of our University, on 11.05.2015, the Department of Physical Education and Sport and the Academic Sports Association prepared recreation and sport competitions for students and employees which made the open-air picnic more attractive. Everyone could take part in five competitions that required not only sports skills but also cleverness, patience and luck.
The Maritime University of Szczecin obtained a positive recommendation for conducting dynamic positioning (DP) trainings following a re-accreditation visit of the Nautical Institute (NI) representatives from London from 4 to 5 April (re-accreditation letter received on 19 April).