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. The first-of-its-kind sailing will take place in recognition International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020. The IMO estimates that only around 2 percent of the world’s estimated 1.2 … [Read more...]

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 an International Maritime Organization event celebrated each year on September 26 to celebrate the crucial role that the international maritime industry’s has on … [Read more...]

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...]