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WMU promotes gender equality in shipping industry

Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, President of the World Maritime University (WMU) spoke during the European Shipping Week (ESW) with a keynote address on Gender diversity: Better for People, Better for the Profession, Better for the Industry.

Palau supports female seafarers in training boost

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) supports female seafarers to achieve their Certificates of Competency (CoC), Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) and Certificates of Endorsement (CoE) as part of the IMO’s continuing drive to empower women working in the maritime sector.

Danish Shipping: More women needed in European maritime sector

On the sidelines of the European Shipping Week 2020, Danish Shipping discussed the importance of more women onboard vessels and in the shipping industry, referring to ECSA’s goal on getting more women onboard. Anne Windfeldt Trolle, Executive Director, Danish Shipping, spoke during the event to discuss about the initiatives launched to increase the number of women in the maritime sector.

Diversity in leadership; a new connection is born

What comes first in mind when you think about leadership? Power, motivation, high status? Well, they are a part of leadership, but very often we forget one vital part; diversity. Today, we are experiencing the first steps of increased diversity in the workplace, as people are starting to realize that maybe we are more similar than we think.

Svitzer strengthens commitment to gender equality

According to a recent statement, Svitzer showed its commitment to focus and work towards reaching gender equality within the shipping industry by signing the Kvindercharter. This initiative, which was hosted by Danish Shipping, saw a total of 14 industry players signing the Charter to support the increase of female professionals employed within the shipping industry.

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