Category: maritime career

Webinar_ Women in the Maritime Industry

Webinar: Women in the Maritime Industry

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the Women in Maritime webinar ‘The Shipping Agenda and the Mechanisms for Change’ took place. During the 40-minute discussion, 7 female experts from various sectors of the industry talked about women in the maritime industry and their own experiences. They outlined the development of gender equality and evaluated effective mechanisms…

UN shipping agency urges more women to climb aboard, fuel sustainable growth

The historically male-dominated shipping industry should clear the decks for a new generation of women, whose empowerment would help fuel economic growth, and speed up the drive towards “safe, secure, clean and sustainable shipping”. That’s according to the International Maritime Organization, IMO, which has made empowering women the theme for this year’s World Maritime Day,…

Pay attention to equality ‘basics’ to encourage more women at sea, says ETO cadet Catherine Caseman

ETO cadet Catherine Caseman works on oil tankers. She says careers at sea could be more inclusive by getting the basics right – such a providing correctly fitting safety clothing, gender neutral documentation, and for companies to bring back support for chartership status. What is a typical day in your job? I have spent much…

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