The Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on women to avail themselves to leadership positions in the Union and public service.
Female military officials are selected for their meticulous work in the publication of nautical maps in the 6th squad of the Vietnamese Navy.
Captain Mona Shindy, the hijab-wearing Muslim naval officer who runs the Littoral Warfare and Maritime Support Capability Development Group in Russell, takes being abused over her religion and mode of dress in her stride.
A heavy equipment operator, port construction manager, shoe company executive and maritime university student have encouraged women from Long Beach, US to explore careers in shipping industry at this week’s fifth annual ‘Celebrating Women in Trade’ luncheon held at the Long Beach Convention Center.
The Indian Navy is set to open the doors soon for increased role of women on its rolls but has made it clear that there will be no combat positions yet.
Karin Orsel, President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) announced the formation of the 36th National WISTA Association with the launch of WISTA Brazil. WISTA Brazil became official at an event attended by 44 founding members.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said he hopes to see more young women in the Cayman Islands make use of education-based government funding to consider maritime careers. Speaking at the inaugural Women in Maritime Association Caribbean (WiMAC) conference this week, he said, “This year government appropriated $152 million, or about US$190 million, for education purposes, which includes scholarships … I would be more than pleased if our young people saw fit to tap into this funding to pursue careers in the maritime industry.”
She chose a battle against the constraints of traditions, suspicions and mockery to pursue her dream career in one of many fields still labeled as “a men-only zone” in Egyptian culture.
Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has tasked a newly established women’s committee with championing the cause and career advancement opportunities of females in the male-dominated maritime sector.
Women from across the local maritime sector gathered in the Air Jamaica building on Harbour Street, Kingston recently for the first meeting of the national Chapter of the Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC).