women in maritime

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

All-Female SpaceX Crew Makes Space Recovery History

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is making a little bit of history this week with what is believed to be the first all-female crew involved the space recovery

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 13618

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS

Shipping’s Attempt to Hire More Women Runs Into a Male-Dominated Culture

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — People often want to take photos of Taalke Middents on the container vessels she helps helm through ports and passages

November 23, 2022
Total Views: 3834

Friday, September 23, 2022

Cal Maritime Appoints New Training Ship Captain

Cal Maritime has appointed its first female Captain of its training ship, TS Golden Bear. California State University Maritime Academy announced this week that

September 23, 2022
Total Views: 3481

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Maritime News

Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day

In a year in which much attention is rightly being paid to improving the shipboard workplace environment for women, it’s easy to lose sight of the many

May 22, 2022
Total Views: 3276

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime

Today marks the first International Day for Women in Maritime, meant to highlight and celebrate the role of women in the historically a male-dominated maritime

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1148

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

First Woman to Take Command of Historic USS Constitution

A couple of firsts for the U.S. Navy this week. For the first time in its 224-year history, the USS Constitution will have its first female Commanding Officer.

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 3551

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

IMO Designates May 18th as ‘International Day for Women in Maritime’

The UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a resolution to designate May 18th as International Day for Women in Maritime. The resolution was

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 1414

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Diversity in Maritime: Recruiting Alone Won’t Fix It

While the benefits of cultivating workplace diversity are tangible, the obstacles to doing so are less obvious and more important, and some kinds of companies

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 3170

Friday, November 12, 2021
women in maritime

IMO to Establish International Day for Women in Maritime

The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) will establish an International Day for Women in Maritime, a move some say has been a long time coming. The

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 1589

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Women in Maritime: Expect Equality and Fear Nothing

Women aiming for successful careers in maritime should be more courageous, not worry about failure and expect to be seen as equals, a senior shipping executive

October 27, 2021
Total Views: 1508

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
maersk tanker

Maersk Can’t Get Enough Women to Chase Top Management Positions

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chairman of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, Jim Hagemann Snabe, says it’s proving difficult to get enough women to

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 8129

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Despite Progress, Women Still Underrepresented in Maritime Search and Rescue -Survey

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) has released the results of the first survey to examine the representation of women across the maritime

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 1732

Thursday, February 18, 2021
women in maritime

IMO and WISTA Launch ‘Women in Maritime’ Survey

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) have launched an

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 2030

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
ship navigation bridge
Maritime News

New ICS Report Sheds Light on Diversity in Shipping

Women make up just 7.5 percent of the world’s seafarers, according to a first-of-its-kind report looking into diversity within the shipping industry. The

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 170

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Mercy Ships Women Officers

Hundreds Sign Up For This Week’s All Digital Women Offshore Event

This week, female cadets at maritime academies across the United States will join over 200 paid participants attending a virtual conference organized to

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 62

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Maritime News

WISTA and IMO Partner to Promote Gender Diversity in Maritime

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) is entering into a partnership with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 66

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
celebrity edge all-female bridge team
Maritime News

Celebrity Edge to Sail with First All-Female Bridge Team

Celebrity Cruises announced the first all-female bridge team onboard its Celebrity Edge cruise ship for a history-making cruise that the company hopes will

November 19, 2019
Total Views: 129

Thursday, September 26, 2019
IMO Headquarters london
Maritime News

World Maritime Day Highlights Gender Equality in Maritime

Today’s World Maritime Day celebration is bringing attention to the importance of gender equality in the maritime industry and especially the

September 26, 2019
Total Views: 29

Thursday, August 8, 2019
lloyd's list awards
Maritime News

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

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 48

Monday, July 22, 2019
Women Offshore Unite Conference

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

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 42