At the 35th Month of the project, July 2016, the MINI-CHIP Maritime Summer School will be organized in Istanbul. This one week of MINI-CHIP Maritime summer school gives undergraduate and post-graduate students the opportunity to learn about metaheuristic optimization techniques, agent-based simulations and their application to maritime routing problems to overcome the growing environmental issues attached to maritime shipping. The objective of this Summer School Program is ‘Learning by doing’. During the MINI-CHIP Maritime summer school week two group exercises are planned to reach this objective. More information will follow.