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A worth-reading article published by SHINE: Women on deck in the maritime industry. Are you on board with that?

Zhan Chunpei on her way to rescue on a lifeboat   Oceangoing navigation has a masculine history, but now it’s man overboard amid an increasing focus on gender equality on the high seas. The International Maritime Organization’s annual “Day of the Seafarer,” which falls on July 25, is seeking to break down bias and promote…

World Maritime Day 2019 – Empowering Women in the Maritime Community

This year’s theme from International Maritime Organization for the 2019 World Maritime Day is Empowering Women in the Maritime community. IMO is dedicated to raising awareness of gender equality for women in the heavily male-dominated maritime sector. Along with United Nations’ Sustainable Development goals, this is an opportunity to help cultivate an environment that encourages…

WORLD MARITIME DAY

The World Maritime Day (WMD) is being annually celebrated under the ambit of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in the last week of September. The IMO, for those who may not be aware, is the principal organ of the United Nations dealing with and coordinating all maritime related issues ranging from safety, security and environmental concerns…

World Maritime Day theme 2019: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”

“Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world to the maritime…

Christmas working at sea

Christmas Eve on Board: How do our crews celebrate Christmas? How does one celebrate Christmas at sea? What’s the mood like? What are the rituals and traditions? And what is – and isn’t – allowed? We asked these questions to Arnold Lipinski, Senior Director Marine Fleet Personnel in Hamburg, who himself spent many Christmas Eves…

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