The meeting resulted in electing members of the Section presidium: Wojciech Ślączka, DSc. Eng., Master Mariner, Professor of MUS was elected the President and Mirosław Wielgosz, PhD. Eng., Master Mariner - the Vice President. The other presidium members included Edward Ossowski and Rafał Woźniak, whereas Karolina Pilip became the secretary. A case study on the Bydgoszcz Water Node was presented during the meeting and the action plan was developed for the Section’s forthcoming term of office (2018-2022) and the year 2019. The tasks of the body will include such activities as regular organisation of Inland Shipping conference or establishment of the Inland Navigation Expert Centre.