Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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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 report was released this week by the...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Blog

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 inspire and educate women about opportunities in...

September 29, 2020
Total Views: 12

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 help close the gender gap in the traditionally male-dominated shipping...

January 28, 2020
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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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 help bridge the gender gap in maritime....

November 19, 2019
Total Views: 30

Thursday, September 26, 2019
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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 contribution of women within the sector. World Maritime Day is...

September 26, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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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 Achievement Award honoring her career spanning...

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 20

Monday, July 22, 2019
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News

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...

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Blog

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,...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 90

Sunday, June 9, 2019
Blog

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...

June 9, 2019
Total Views: 1

Monday, April 15, 2019
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Blog

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...

April 15, 2019
Total Views: 2

Monday, March 18, 2019
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Maritime News

Svitzer Employs First All-Female Crew in Dominican Republic

Global towage operator Svitzer has hired the first 100% female crew for one of its tugs in the Dominican Republic. The vessel, the 70-ton bollard pull Svitzer Monte Cristi, provides...

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 22

Friday, March 8, 2019
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Maritime News

Maritime Industry Celebrates International Women’s Day – #WomenInMaritime

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the International Maritime Organization along with other maritime stakeholders are putting the spotlight on the roles and contributions of women to the maritime sector.  This year,...

March 8, 2019
Total Views: 8