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Women shipping executives launch WISTA Bermuda

Female leaders of the island’s shipping industry have launched a Bermuda chapter of the WISTA. Bermuda is the 40th country to join the global organisation, whose members are women in management positions in the maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide.

Supporting maritime women of the Caribbean

Work to support women in the Caribbean maritime industry is underway with the first conference of the Women in Maritime Association Caribbean. The conference is drafting a strategic and regional agenda to support WiMAC’s mission to foster the development and participation of women in the maritime sector and contribute to the growth of the industry within the region.

Maersk drives women to the top

With its Signature leadership course and the new Danish Diversity Council, the Maersk Group is forming cross-industry networks to tackle gender diversity.

Women leaders in the maritime world

IMO video reports on continuing efforts by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Maritime University (WMU) to promote the advancement of women in shipping.

SCF: Attracting women to challenging professions

On 22-23 September 2015 a round table meeting took place in St Petersburg, Russia to look at what motivates women to embark upon a career in challenging professions, such as at sea and in space, that have been traditionally the preserve of men.

Poll

The sulphur cap is less than a year away and with most vessels choosing compliant fuel, do you expect to see a spike in incidents and accidents related to the switch over?

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