Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest-growing ship registry to achieve their CoC, CoP, and CoE as part of the IMO’s continuing drive to empower women working in the maritime sector.
More women are joining the maritime ranks in a variety of professions within the industry. To encourage this trend, IMO supported a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities.
As part of its gender inclusion initiatives in the nautical industry, world leading towage operator, Svitzer hired the first
100% female crew for the Dominican Republic.
Throughout history, we have always seen shipping as a male-dominated industry. Over the last two decades, however, brave women have been breaking stereotypes and foraying into the maritime world, creating an identity for themselves.