Chamber of Shipping of America’s Kathy Metcalf Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Kathy Metcalf, President and Chief Executive of the Chamber of Shipping of America, has been selected by Lloyd’s List’s awards judges for the Lifetime Achievement Award honoring her career spanning both sea- and shore-time, regulatory and policy issues, government and industry. The judges particularly highlighted Metcalf’s passion for raising awareness of the maritime … [Read more...]

Mariners Unite In Houston To Empower Women

By Jaquelyn Burton, Sheila Maude LaFleur, and Ally Cedeno.  For the second time, women who work in the Maritime and Offshore Energy industries, along with their supporters, descended on Houston for the Annual Women Offshore UNITE Conference. This year the theme was Lead to Thrive and was held at Rice University on July 12th.  One hundred seventy-five … [Read more...]

2019’s Top 10 Women To Watch In Shipping

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week, YoungShip officially announced the 10 Women to Watch 2019 with a formal ceremony at Norshipping. YoungShip believes that for the industry to remain competitive, the shipping industry of the future must have access to a diverse talent pool, with the brightest of all backgrounds. These talented leaders were selected based on the following … [Read more...]

Women Unite Announces Keynote Speaker

The 2nd Annual Women Offshore UNITE Conference in Houston will bring together female leaders from the maritime and offshore energy industries. For two days in July, female leaders will share lessons learned to propel other’s careers. Companies will showcase work opportunities both on the water and onshore. The keynote speaker for this year's event is Susan Dio is chairman … [Read more...]

Women Offshore To Unite In Houston

gCaptain is thrilled to help promote the 2nd Annual UNITE Women Offshore Conference! Women Offshore, the empowering website created by Ally Cedeno, connects the community of female sailors both online and in person to offer support, understanding, and resources in overcoming isolation. Now in its second year, Women Offshore's UNITE conference will bring … [Read more...]