Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Shipping

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 search and rescue (SAR) sector. The #WomenInSAR...

March 10, 2021
Total Views: 1699

Thursday, February 18, 2021
women in maritime
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 inaugural “Women in Maritime” survey to examine the proportion and distribution of...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 2000

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 report was released this week by the...

November 4, 2020
Total Views: 99

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Mercy Ships Women Officers
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: 47

Monday, July 22, 2019
Women Offshore Unite Conference
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: 20

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
top women to watch in shipping 2019.
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: 352

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
UNITE Women Offshore Event
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: 4

Friday, March 8, 2019
women in maritime
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: 128

Monday, March 4, 2019
Maritime News

VIDEO: An Important Message From IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

“Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This video from the IMO Secretary-General, Kitack Lim, raises awareness of the importance...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 10

Monday, October 29, 2018
Ally Cedeno, Founder of WOMEN OFFSHORE
Blog

A Candid Interview With Ally Cedeno Of Women Offshore

We recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Chief Mate Ally Cedeno, founder of the influential and inspiring organization Women Offshore. In addition to getting an MBA degree...

October 29, 2018
Total Views: 144

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Newly-appointed Commander of First Escort Division of JMSDF Ryoko Azuma salutes to soldiers in Yokohama
Navy

Japan’s Navy Appoints First Female Squadron Commander

by Nobuhiro Kubo (Reuters) – Japan’s navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more...

March 6, 2018
Total Views: 43

Friday, March 17, 2017
Female Sailor Handling Lines Aboard Ship
Blog

Why Gender Diversity Matters Aboard Ships

By Captain George Livingstone The United Nation’s has declared the month of March as International Women’s Month so it seemed right to review the subject of women in marine transportation for...

March 17, 2017
Total Views: 91

Friday, May 22, 2015
Maritime News

Female Marine Engineers Focus of New Photo Collection

[contextly_sidebar id=”eOLvSDYOHbWxSU4aqGS4PN91bSupVF6w”]A suggestion from Naval Architect Caitlin Ness to Getty Images has led the stock photo agency to create a collection featuring female marine engineers. The Lean In collection is...

May 22, 2015
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Maritime News

IMO Making Waves: Women Leaders in Maritime [VIDEO]

Here’s a video reporting on continuing efforts by the International Maritime Organization and the World Maritime University (WMU) to promote the advancement of women in shipping. It puts the spotlight...

March 10, 2015
Total Views: 7

Friday, April 15, 2011
News

Washington leaders offer little good news for maritime interests

Photo: Left to Right, Robert J. Whitney; Jr.- ABS, Jeffrey Lantz, USCG; Jeanne Grasso, President of WISTA USA and partner at Blank Rome LLP; Stacey H. Mitchell, Department of Justice...

April 15, 2011
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Blog

Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz to become first female commander of a U.S. service academy

gCaptain.com congratulates Rear Admiral Stosz on her promotion to Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy! Here is the annoucement from the USCG: The Coast Guard will have the first...

December 14, 2010
Total Views: 19

Friday, December 10, 2010
Uncategorized

Cunard Lines Appoints Its First Female Captain

We have a lot of people come to gCaptain asking us about what conditions are like for women seafarers.  Well, since we’re men, we have no idea.  But, based on...

December 10, 2010
Total Views: 40

Thursday, March 13, 2008
Navy

Women in the US Navy – Centennial

via Military.com   Women have been serving as an integral part of the US Navy since the establishment of the Nurse Corps in 1908. Nine years later, the US Navy...

March 13, 2008
Total Views: 0