On 14th January, it's been 24 years since the greatest maritime disaster in post-war history of the Polish commercial fleet - the sinking of "Jan Heweliusz" ferry. On 13th January, the victims of the disaster were commemorated in the Central Cemetery in Szczecin.
For the needs of a diploma paper in the Institute of Geoinformatics of the Maritime University of Szczecin, students from the Scientific Association of Geodesy and Cartography "METIRI" prepared a project of a three-dimensional visualisation of the Quistorp tower located in Arkoński Forest in Szczecin.
In the period 14-16.12.2016 the Navitec 2016 was held in ESTEC Noordwijk in Holand. The conference has been organised regularly for 8 years by ESA (European Space Agency) in cooperation with CNES, DLR and University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich.
On the occasion of Christmas we were presented with Christmas trees - the role of the Santa Claus was played by Aneta Łuczkowska from the RMF FM radio station and her brave helper turned out to be a singer, Rafał Brzozowski.
On 2nd December 2016, the first stage of the 18th National Olympiad of the English Language for Students of Technical Universities, organised annually by Poznan University of Technology, was held at the Maritime University of Szczecin.
On 6th December, the female and male Swimming Championships were held at the swimming pool of the Maritime University. The competitors were students from our University who swam at the distance of 50 m in freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly as well as a 4 x 50 m freestyle relay race.
In the period 25-27 October, an international conference of Konsberg Maritime A.S. simulator users was held in Athens. The main theme of the meeting was “The Role of Human Factors in Simulation and Training”.
Students from a school complex near Kiev visited Szczecin again this year. In the summer, they had a sightseeing tour of the West Pomerania Province capital and its surrounding areas and, this time, they came to find out about the educational offer of Szczecin as an academic centre.
A handball player of Pogoń Baltica Szczecin and a student of the Faculty of Economics and Engineering of Transport will take part in an international tournament in Spain at the end of November and beginning of December.
In the period 24-25 November, Student Transport and Logistic Symposium "SeaPoint" 2016 was held for the 10th time at the Faculty of Economics and Transport Engineering. This year the subject was railway transport of passengers and cargo.
At the end of October, the 70th anniversary meeting of the IMO's Marine Environment Committee - MEPC was held in London. The findings of this assembly are of key importance for creation of such regulations of the world maritime economy and transport sector that make it as effective and ecological as possible.