A public defence of a doctoral dissertation in the area of technical sciences, discipline of geodesy and cartography was held on 28.03.2018 at the Faculty of Navigation. The title of the dissertation by Marta Włodarczyk-Sielicka was: "A Geodata Reduction Method in the Aspect of Creating a Bathymetric Map of a Water Basin".

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.

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

In the period 19-23 February 2018, the fifth session of the Sub -Committee on Navigation, Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) was held in London.

On 23.02 the annual Szczecin E(x)plory Scientific Festival was held in Technopark Pomerania.

In the period 22-26 January 2018, the first of this year's meetings of the technical sub-committee of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) was held in London - the fifth session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 5). The members of the Polish delegation included (except for the permanent representative of Poland in IMO) two employees of Maritime Universities: Zbigniew Szozda, PhD. Eng. of the Faculty of Navigation of the Maritime University of Szczecin and Przemysław Krata, PhD. Eng. of the Faculty of Navigation of the Gdynia Maritime University.

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).