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Doctor Honoris Causa degree for Naval Academy rector

On 18 September 2017 Todor Kableshkov University of Transport held an official ceremony for conferring the honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University upon Flotilla Admiral Prof. Boyan Mednikarov. The degree was awarded for his outstanding contribution to the development of higher education in the field of transport and for his work for [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:59:08+00:00 September 18th, 2017|2017 en, Celebration, Events, News|0 Comments

Cadets observe live fire exercise

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy cadets observed the air defence artillery field training / live fire exercise (ADA FTX/LFX) Shabla 2017 at the eponymous Air Force firing range. The exercise was attended by 40 cadets – all the freshmen and sophomores plus a class of third-year and one of fourth-year cadets. The aim was to acquaint [...]

By | 2017-07-19T10:02:12+00:00 July 19th, 2017|2017 en, Cadets, Events, News|0 Comments

Visit by Angolan delegation

On 17 July 2017 a delegation from the Republic of Angola paid an official visit to Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The group represented the Ministry of Fisheries of Angola and consisted of: Ms Maria Nelumba – State Secretary for Fishery Works, Ms Maria Pimentel – cabinet director, Mr Andre Santos – head of the Ministry’s [...]

Student forum of International Association of Maritime Universities

A couple of Nikola Vpatsarov Naval Academy students took part in this year’s student forum run by the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The event was held in London, UK, from 11 to 13 July, and the host was the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). At the forum, students from over 30 countries were divided [...]

By | 2017-07-19T10:06:01+00:00 July 15th, 2017|2017 en, Cadets, Events, News, students|0 Comments

300 anniversary of Spanish Naval Academy

On 2 June 2017 Captain Associate Prof. Nikolay Velikov took part in the ceremony celebrating 300 years since the establishment of Escuela Naval Militar, the naval academy of the Kingdom of Spain in Pontevedra. The ceremony was attended by representatives of the naval academies of Germany, Italy, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, UK and [...]

By | 2017-06-14T13:08:53+00:00 June 6th, 2017|2017 en, Celebration, Events, News|0 Comments

NVNA cadet successfully graduates US Naval Academy

26 May 2017: the graduation and commissioning ceremony of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. It was a great honour that cadet Todor Stoykov Stoev, who had been detached in 2013 to study at the Academy, successfully graduated, with distinction, from his programme. The class of 2017 US Naval Academy graduates is 1065 strong, [...]

NVNA cadets visit Chaika Naval Air Station

On 1 June 2017 1st Crew from the Cadet Training Battalion at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy commanded by final-year cadet Tonislav Dzhuninski and his deputy Nikola Georgiev got their award as promised by the Commander of the Navy, a flight on a Panther rotary-wing aircraft. The awarded crew had become the overall winner in the [...]

By | 2017-06-14T13:12:59+00:00 June 1st, 2017|2017 en, Cadets, Events, News|0 Comments

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy – first in team rankings at Open Workers’ Sports Games for Varna Municipality Cup

On 31 May 2017 Yunashki Salon hosted the official ceremony for awarding the winners from the Open Workers’ Sports Games for Varna Municipality Cup, conducted from 1 to 29 May 2017. The organisers were: Varna Municipality, the Bulgarian Workers’ Federation of Sports and Health, and the Sports and Health – Varna 2016 Workers’ Club. The [...]

By | 2017-06-02T07:49:45+00:00 May 31st, 2017|2017 en, Events, News|0 Comments

First stage of St Nicholas Church finishes

On the day of the Feast of the Ascension, great Christian holiday also referred to as Spasovden in Bulgarian, the rough construction stage for the church of St Nicholas at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy was completed. In keeping with the Orthodox tradition, the end of this stage was marked by mounting on its dome its [...]

By | 2017-05-28T14:04:30+00:00 May 26th, 2017|2017 en, Events, News|0 Comments

Defence Education Enhancement Programme

On 16 and 17 May 2017 the Rector of Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, Flotilla Admiral Prof. Boyan Mednikarov, took part in the Clearing House for the NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). This annual event was conducted for the sixth consecutive time and was hosted by the Spanish Centre for National Defence Studies (CESEDEN) in [...]