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).
The 16th National English Contest for Higher Technical Schools
Students of the Maritime University of Szczecin took part in the University Sport Association Championships in two categories: pneumatic pistol and pneumatic rifle. Our competitors won one gold medal and 2 bronze ones individually and won the team classification! This is a great success of the section, which has only been operating at our university for a year. The 3rd Open Academic Shooting Sport Championships of Pomerania took place in Lębork.
At the 11th "Slovakia Cantat" International Choral Festival in Bratislava, the Choir of the Maritime University of Szczecin took the 1st place in two categories, won the Grand Prix and the chorus conductor – Sylwia Fabiańczyk-Makuch – received the prize for the best conductor.
In 2015, the scientific and research team of employees from the Marine Traffic Engineering Centre developed an e-learning application for K-Bridge and K-Nav ECDIS systems for Konsberg Maritime AS. Information concerning this topic has been widely spread in the navigation environment by the popular magazine and website - Marine Electronics.
Wojciech Ślączka, PhD, Mater Mariner, Professor of the Maritime University was elected the Rector of the Maritime University of Szczecin for the 2016-2020 term of office by the University Electoral College at the election meeting on 12.04.2016.
The 2016-2020 term of office will commence on 1.09.2016 and finish on 31.08.2020.
We would like to congratulate the Rector Elect and wish him successful implementation of his plans for the future term of office.
On 23rd March 2016, Katarzyna Żelazny, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Maritime Technology and Transport of the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin was awarded with the research degree of a habilitated doctor in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport by the Council of the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin. These were the first habilitation proceedings conducted at the Faculty of Navigation.
On 23rd March 2016, at the Faculty of Navigation Łukasz Lemieszewski, MSc successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in the field of technical sciences, discipline of transport, entitled "A Method of Detecting Spoofing of Global Satellite Navigation Systems in the Aspect of Transport Security". The dissertation was written under supervision of Professor Evgeny Ochin, PhD, Eng. from the Faculty of Navigation, Maritime Academy of Szczecin