The first technical tests of an unmanned aerial vehicle designed for precise detection of people in water were held in the period 10-11.09.2018. Its construction is the aim of the SARA (Search and Rescue Aid and Surveillance using High EGNSS Accuracy) project.
On 10-11.09.2018 the first technical tests of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed for precise detection of people and other objects in water took place. The construction of the drone specialized for this purpose is the goal of the SARA (Search and Rescue Aid and Surveillance using High EGNSS Accuracy) project.
The second edition of the Polish Ship Managers' Association Competition for the Best Graduate of a Maritime University was held on 10th September 2018 in the Senate Hall of the Maritime University of Szczecin.
The first meeting being a part of one of SARA project activities is being held in Szczecin. The project partner - the Italian company Top View is testing the innovative solution - a tethered drone on board of Nawigator XXI. 

Another cruise within the Marelitt Baltic project took place between 20th and 31st August 2018. The aim of the cruise was to catch the nets lying on wrecks previously verified by the project team from the Maritime University of Szczecin based on the information obtained from fishermen, from their own data and by making measurements with a side-scan sonar.

In June, the participants of the SBOil project met in Szczecin. On the occasion of joint workshops at the quay, we also presented an innovative barrier for combating oil spills.

The Faculty of Navigation, as a part of its cooperation with the West Pomeranian Regional Sailing Association and the Professor Jerzy Stelmach Maritime Science Centre, has joined the activity of the Children's University - Szczecin School of Cabin Boys

Nawigator XXI is currently taking part in the MARELITT Baltic project on the Baltic Sea in another action which involves retrieving ghost nets. During the first week of the action, a team of three professional divers caught the nets from the wreck of  MEMEL as well as verified the position of the wreck of Planeta. 
The event will be an opportunity for an in-depth discussion on the condition of Polish inland waterways and the use of their potential for the economic development of the country. It will also be possible to get acquainted with the details concerning the planned investments and listen to representatives of businesses operating in the inland water transport sector.
In the period 18-28 July, the summer school was held in Aveiro (Portugal). The school was attended by teachers and students of MUS and organised as a part of the ABC - MELES 2.0 project, which is led by our university.
The concert tour in Canada and participation in the International Choral Kathaumixw festival  in Powell River in Canada confirmed the high level of the Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin. The ensemble conducted by Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch, DSc. won the first place in the category of mixed choirs. 
In the period 27 – 29.06.2018, the third international Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium was held in Amsterdam.

The 99th Session of the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) was held in London in the period of 16 - 25.05.2018.

Workshops for Polish participants of the SBOIL project were held on 28th June at the Maritime University of Szczecin.

A joint debate of representatives of the Provincial Police Headquarters in Szczecin, MUS scientists and students as well as invited guests - experts and practitioners in the field of road users' safety - was held at the Maritime University of Szczecin on 27th June.