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A Must-Read Article by Crewtoo: Let’s Get More Women in Maritime

According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), there is ample evidence that investing in women can have a hugely positive effect. Indeed, it is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Countries with more gender equality have better economic growth. Companies with more women leaders perform better, while peace agreements that…

Crewtoo: The Future for Seafarers

CrewConnect Global is one of the world’s largest events for the marine human resources (HR) and this year was celebrating its 20th anniversary. More than 600 crewing industry professionals from across the globe headed to the Philippines to find solutions for recruiting, training and protecting the welfare of seafarers in the digital age. One of…

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…

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