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Friday, July 21, 2023
Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti to Lead US Navy
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Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti to Lead US Navy

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Admiral Lisa Franchetti to lead

July 21, 2023
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Thursday, May 18, 2023
Second International Day for Women in Maritime Celebrated Globally
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Second International Day for Women in Maritime Celebrated Globally

The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has today commemorated its second International Day for Women in Maritime. The day, marked

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 998

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
All-Female SpaceX Crew Makes Space Recovery History
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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: 14271

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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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: 4108

Friday, September 23, 2022
Cal Maritime Appoints New Training Ship Captain
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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: 3640

Sunday, May 22, 2022
Looking Back to Move Forward: Celebrating Women Mariners on National Maritime Day
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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: 3387

Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime
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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: 1197

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
First Woman to Take Command of Historic USS Constitution
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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: 3568

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
IMO Designates May 18th as ‘International Day for Women in Maritime’
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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: 1452

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Diversity in Maritime: Recruiting Alone Won’t Fix It
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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: 3235

Friday, November 12, 2021
women in maritime
Shipping

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: 1597

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Women in Maritime: Expect Equality and Fear Nothing
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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: 1510

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
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Shipping

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: 8136

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Despite Progress, Women Still Underrepresented in Maritime Search and Rescue -Survey
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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: 1753

Thursday, February 18, 2021
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Shipping

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: 2034

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

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 186

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Mercy Ships Women Officers
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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: 71

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
WISTA and IMO Partner to Promote Gender Diversity in Maritime
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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: 75

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: 154

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: 31
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