Honoring the World Maritime Day, themed ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’, CLIA presents some of its most important members of its team, raising awareness of the importance of diversity and gender equality in the cruise industry as well as highlight the significant contributions of women at the helm of cruise leadership.
Women in shipping
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Dr. Sadan Kaptanoglu, President, BIMCO has received the 2019 SAFETY4SEA Personality Award at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on October the 1st at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the SAFETY4SEA Conference.
Honoring the World Maritime Day, themed ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’, the Panama Canal presents some of its most important members of its team, who hold key positions, from overseeing operations on the ground to representing the Canal abroad.
The global movement for gender equality and women’s empowerment has broken new ground in recent years, making headlines in all sectors and in maritime industry as well. Implementing strategies and initiatives that enable the industry to embrace the gender diversity is critical nowadays more than ever!
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) join forces for new video in celebration of this year’s theme for World Maritime Day ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’, which is scheduled to be screened on Thursday September 26 at the IMO headquarters in London.
On 26 September, the global maritime community celebrates the annual World Maritime Day, under the theme “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”. Gender equality has been recognized as one of the key drivers to enhance diversity and therefore efficiency in the business world, and especially in the male-dominated shipping sector.
The third WMU International Women’s Conference, Empowering Women in the Maritime Community that took place in April 2019, launched its report presenting the women and their presentations that participated and also focusing on the conclusions drawn and future steps that should be taken to boost women in shipping.
Shipping must draw talent from every corner of the globe and every sector to ensure its own sustainability, was the key message of IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, in his opening remarks to the 2019 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event, held in Cartagena, Colombia, on 15-18 September.
UK’s Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani, announced a £100,000 programme, funded by the government, to boost maritime careers through 10 roadshows around the UK, in order to attract more young people in a career at sea.
The 2019 World Maritime Week started in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 10 September, with an opening session dedicated to ‘Encouraging gender diversity in the maritime industry’ in recognition of this year’s IMO World Maritime theme.
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