7th session of the IMO Sub-Committee

On February 15-19, 2021, Gdynia Maritime University (GMU) employees participated in the 7th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping.


At the invitation of the Department of Maritime Education of the Ministry of Infrastructure, the delegation of Gdynia Maritime University included:

  • Prof. Adam Weintrit, PhD, DSc, FRIN, FNI, Master Mariner - Rector of Gdynia Maritime University
  • Prof. Henryk Śniegocki, Ph.D., D. Sc., Eng. , Master Mariner, Associate Prof. of GMU - Chairman of the national section of HTW
  • Ph. D. Eng. Karol Korcz - Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Prof. Przemysław Wilczyński, Ph. D. Eng., Master Mariner, Associate Prof. of GMU – Rector's representative for STCW


The main topics of this year's HTW session were:

  • approved model training courses
  • the role of the human factor
  • implementation of the STCW Convention
  • drafting amendments to the STCW Convention and Code for the use of electronic seafarers ' certificates and documents
  • comprehensive review of the 1995 STCW-F Convention


This year's session was held in the form of a videoconference, and in addition to the plenary sessions, there were also two working groups:

  • for a comprehensive review of the STCW-F Convention;


  • implementation of the STCW convention.



Providing entity: 

GMU/Gdynia Maritime University

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K.okonska 01.03.2021
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K.okonska 08.04.2021