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Successful Completion of Course for Polish Naval Academy Graduate Students at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy

In the course of one academic semester, seven graduate students from the Naval Academy of the Republic of Poland studied at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy under the student mobility programme of Erasmus+. Their course was taught in the period from 5 October 2016 to 24 January 2017. During this time they obtained all the credits [...]

Vice Admiral Evtimov Appointed as Provisional Chief of Defence

On 18 January 2017, an official ceremony was conducted in the Ceremonial Hall at the Ministry of Defence for the formal transfer of the position of Chief of Defence. Vice Admiral Evtimov was born on 16 August 1961 in Varna, In 1979 he finished the Secondary School of Mathematics in the city and started his [...]

By | 2017-01-25T10:05:07+00:00 January 25th, 2017|2017 en, Archives, ministry of defence, News|0 Comments

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy Cadet Participates at USNA Leadership Conference

On 22 January 2017, the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, USA, opened its Leadership Conference. The topic areas of the discussion-based forum for young people concern the fostering of team spirit. The organisers strive to guide the conference participants towards the mastery of skills for the use of the force of the initiative and organizational [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:11:18+00:00 January 25th, 2017|2017 en, Archives, Cadets, Conference, News|0 Comments

Workshop with IAMU members

From 16 to 19 January 2017, Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy hosted a workshop for IAMU representatives and a NVNA local executive committee. They discussed the organizing of the 18th Annual General Assembly for IAMU members, which will be hosted in Varna by NVNA in October 2017. IAMU was represented by the IAMU deputy executive director, [...]

By | 2017-01-25T10:04:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Defence and Armed Forces Act Amendment

Pursuant to Order No KV-19/ 13 January 2017 by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria, in compliance with Presidential Ukase No 6 / 09 January 2017, the first flag officer rank of commodore in the Navy shall be renamed into ‘flotilla admiral’, effective from 16 January 2017.

By | 2017-01-25T10:02:59+00:00 January 16th, 2017|2017 en, ministry of defence, News|0 Comments

Professor Mednikarov Vists Piri Reis

The Rector of Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy – Flotilla Admiral Prof. DSC Boyan Mednikarov, paid a visit to the Maritime Univeristy of Piri Reis in Tuzla, Turkey. In the period from 10 to 13 January 2017, he had a number of meetings and held discussions with members of the academic leadership of the university, professors [...]

By | 2017-01-25T10:00:35+00:00 January 12th, 2017|2017 en, News|0 Comments

Celebrating 136th Anniversary of Establishing Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy

On 9 January 2017 we marked the 136th anniversary of the establishment of the first technical education institution in the country. It was the forerunner of Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy, its successor. At 11.30 a.m. in front of the central building of the Academy, this historical date was honoured in the presence of many guests, [...]

By | 2017-04-14T13:47:34+00:00 January 9th, 2017|2017 en, Celebration, News|0 Comments

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy Student Retrieves the Epiphany Cross in Varna

On 6 January we celebrate the Epiphany, the baptism of Jesus Christ in the river Jordan. The celebration traditionally culminates with winter swimmers competing to retrieve a cross from the sea. On this day the military flags were given a solemn clerical blessing despite the gale, the snow and the freezing temperatures in Varna. Nikola [...]

By | 2017-01-25T10:01:12+00:00 January 6th, 2017|2017 en, Archives, Celebration, Events, News|0 Comments

Engine Room Team and Resource Management

Combining theory with practice is a distinctive feature of the training of seafarers at Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. During the course in Engine room team and resource management, fourth-year Ship Machinery majors demonstrated their professional skills and teamwork abilities in their practical training session. These classes are a mandatory part of the training for all [...]

By | 2016-12-13T11:48:20+00:00 December 13th, 2016|2016 en, courses, News, students|0 Comments

Official Celebration of Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov’s Birth Anniversary

Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy solemnly marked the birth anniversary of the poet and sailor Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov. The ceremony was kindly attended by: Mr Stoyan Pasev – governor of the province of Varna, Mr Kosta Bazitov – deputy mayor of the city of Varna, Mr Todor Balabanov – speaker of the city council, the Rev. [...]

By | 2017-04-14T13:47:34+00:00 December 13th, 2016|2016 en, News|0 Comments