On the occasion of the International Day for Women in Maritime, A.P. Moller – Maersk’s (Maersk) declared India’s first seafarers’ cadet program for women.
With a long history of championing diversity and inclusion, Celebrity Cruises today set a new benchmark in the cruise industry, announcing that one-third of its bridge officers are now female, in an industry where less than 2% of mariners are women.
ICS, representing over 80% of the world merchant fleet, today launches its inaugural Maritime Diversity and Inclusion Charter on International Women’s Day (IWD).
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A brave female cadet recently published the horrific experiences of sexual assault she endured on board a vessel while attending the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
She is the one who sets the path the gigantic vessel will take through the Arctic Ocean. Standing on the ship of the bridge, she is always surrounded by screens that relay information from several sensors.
Eezmaira Sazzea was part of the first group of women that had been undergoing maritime training at the Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM, also popular as the Malaysian Maritime Academy) in 2006 when the institution had started accepting female cadets.
A woman seafarer describes the unique and unusual challenges she faced in a male-dominated environment on board ships.
It is a known fact that there are very few women seafarers in the maritime industry. A female deck officer explains the main reasons for the dwindling numbers.