Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University (SJ GMU) is an interdisciplinary journal published continuously for more than 40 years, presenting the genuine results of empirical and theoretical research. The Journal belongs to a group of magazines covering the area of research in science, nature and engineering.

The first issue of the Journal was published in October 1975 under the name of Scientific Book of the Gdynia Maritime Academy and was given the ISSN number 0324-8887.

Since 2002, after the university has been renamed to the Gdynia Maritime University, the journal is published under the name of Zeszyty Naukowe Akademii Morskiej w Gdyni with ISSN number 1644-1818.

In 2016, the  online ISSN number 2451-2486 was also given.