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.
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.
The pledge addresses the underrepresentation of women in the maritime industry through a series of statements aimed at embracing diversity through individual action and personal responsibility.