Department of Ship’s Operation

Gdynia Maritime University / Faculty of Navigation


Department of Ship’s Operation is involved in didactic activities (lectures) and scientific research with reference to safety in maritime transport.

For many years now the Department of Ship’s Operation has carried out research on maritime transport and its safety/security, on safety of shipping and safety of life at sea in co-operation, among others, with Szczecin Maritime University, Gdynia Naval Academy, the Military Technical Academy, Wrocław Technical University, the Centre for Ship’s Technology, the Aviation Institute, the Foundation for Safety of Shipping and Protection of the Environment and Maritime Search and Rescue Service.


Research dealing with practical aspects of introducing manoeuvring standards referring to small speeds / velocities.

Research dealing with practical aspects of introducing manoeuvring standards referring to small speeds / velocities.

Research dealing with ship’s manoeuvres referring to small speeds / velocities.

Research dealing with ship’s manoeuvres referring to small speeds / velocities.

Safe transport and storage of dangerous goods carried in containers and stored in ports and terminals.

Safe transport and storage of dangerous goods carried in containers and stored in ports and terminals.

Hierarchy of input elements in a model of search areas and analysis of model sensitivity in order to determine the quality of information on environmental conditions increasing search and rescue operation at sea.

Hierarchy of input elements in a model of search areas and analysis of model sensitivity in order to determine the quality of information on environmental conditions increasing search and rescue operation at sea.

Influence of the quay type and depth of water area on the efficiency of steering equipment and propellers during ship’s berthing and unberthing operations. 2005.

Influence of the quay type and depth of water area on the efficiency of steering equipment and propellers during ship’s berthing and unberthing operations. 2005.

Construction of individual pyrotechnical life-saving set for people who are in danger of drowning in water.

Construction of individual pyrotechnical life-saving set for people who are in danger of drowning in water.

System of visual search for survivors at sea.

System of visual search for survivors at sea.

IT system enhancing rescue operation of saving human life at sea. Gdynia 2001.

IT system enhancing rescue operation of saving human life at sea. Gdynia 2001.

Construction of a life-saving platform for picking up survivors and life-rafts with survivors whose lives are endangered by extreme and stormy hydro-meteorological conditions at sea. Gdynia 2001

Construction of a life-saving platform for picking up survivors and life-rafts with survivors whose lives are endangered by extreme and stormy hydro-meteorological conditions at sea. Gdynia 2001

Search patterns of search areas for people whose lives are endangered at sea. Gdynia 2000.

Search patterns of search areas for people whose lives are endangered at sea. Gdynia 2000.