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American Maritime Workers Celebrate 100th Anniversary of the Jones Act

The American Maritime Partnership, the voice of the domestic maritime industry, joins military and defense leaders, Administration officials, bipartisan members of Congress from every state, and 650,000 men and women that work across the domestic maritime industry in celebrating and commemorating the importance of the American maritime industry on the centennial of the U.S. Merchant…

Londy Ngcobo, Africa’s first female dredge master

Londy Ngcobo, an international Ship Navigation Officer and maritime advocate is Africa’s first female Dredge Master. As a woman in a male-dominated industry, Ngcobo said she’s very passionate about unlocking Africa’s Ocean Economy. As the first female Dredge Master in Africa, Ngcobo said “The realization when I passed out as a Dredge Master felt surreal,…

WISTA associations in Scandinavia and Asia start to collaborate

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has announced that several national WISTA associations have come together in an initiative to support seafarers. WISTA Norway and WISTA Singapore are some of the national departments of WISTA in the initiative. The WISTA associations will grant free WISTA membership for seafarers through 31 August 2020, reports…

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