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...]

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 harbor towage services for ships in the port Santo Domingo. Svitzer says the all-female crew in an industry typically dominated by men is part of a gender inclusion initiative and marks a … [Read more...]

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, IMO’s World Maritime Day theme is "Empowering Women in the Maritime Community", giving particular resonance to this year’s International Women’s … [Read more...]