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.
Women Seafarers - Life At Sea
The British Ports Association welcomed the first meeting of its new Women in Maritime Taskforce which was facilitated by the umbrella group Maritime UK.
The Foundation will promote and support women to opt Sailing career and will raise awareness among shipping fraternity about women in seafaring profession
Promoting women’s access to quality employment and senior management level within the maritime sector is a key priority for IMO’s gender and capacity-building programme.
Historically marine industries have been significantly male dominated but one business in Rotherham is bucking the trend.
Authorities in Chile have launched an investigation into allegations that female marine officers were allegedly videotaped in their quarters on a naval vessel by other crew members.
A maritime career doesn’t always mean a job at sea for female sailors. Let’s take a look at some famous onshore opportunities that women seafarers can choose after sailing.
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.
A woman seafarer describes the unique and unusual challenges she faced in a male-dominated environment on board ships.
Women at the Helm is a short film which shows how the work of IMO, and others, is beginning to promote change for the better for women in shipping, and highlights first-hand experiences from some of those who have already succeeded.