Women in Maritime

  • Indian Girl sails on Efficiency to conquer the...

    Varsha, born as the only daughter of struggling paramedical staff parents working far away from home, was brought up by her Grandmother. With no fancy memories to remember except loneliness, books became her only companion. Despite securing 98% marks, her academic dreams seemed bleak. To get a job quickly and support her family, she decided to join the paramedical medical field like her parents. But her destiny changed when her parents got placed in Aries Group, the world's largest Ship design and inspection Firm. With an effective efficiency measuring system for their Staff and Children, Aries identified Varsha’s potential. They sponsored her to join the Naval Architecture course at Sree Narayana College, Cochin.

     

  • DP World’s Mervel Kotzebue-Fleur Wins ‘2023...

    Mervel Kotzebue-Fleur, General Manager of DP World Paramaribo, has been named winner of the 2023 Maritime Award of the Americas in the Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sector category. The award recognizes “the leadership and dedication of an outstanding woman through significant achievements, as well as professional contributions for the development of the maritime and port sectors in the Americas.”

     

  • Emma Howell appointed as the Middle East...

    In line with the strategic growth plan for the Middle East region, Emma Howell has been appointed as the Middle East Development Director for Informa Markets Maritime & Cruise portfolio. This includes several flagship Seatrade brands under its umbrella in the region, including Saudi Maritime Congress and Seatrade Maritime Logistics Middle East.

     

  • WISTA : Giving voice to women in shipping

    Liana Kouimtzi is part of a team of four female shipping professionals behind the establishment of the UAE branch of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) in 2022. 

  • Kuantan Port First Female Vessel Traffic...

    Working in a male-dominated industry can be daunting for women as they often face societal expectations of their capabilities. Nevertheless, Pahang-born Sharifah Nornadrah Syed Zubaide has embarked on her journey as the first female Vessel Traffic Information Management System (VTIMS) Operator in Kuantan Port since April 2021.

  • CSA, WiMAC sign MOU to promote maritime...

    The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC) during its 52nd Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on November 2.

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Indian Girl sails on Efficiency to conquer the world of hardship.

Varsha, born as the only daughter of struggling paramedical staff parents working far away from home, was brought up by her Grandmother. With no fancy memories to remember except loneliness, books became her only companion. Despite securing 98% marks, her academic dreams seemed bleak. To get a job quickly and support her family, she decided to join the paramedical medical field like her parents. But her destiny changed when her parents got placed in Aries Group, the world's largest Ship design and inspection Firm. With an effective efficiency measuring system for their Staff and Children, Aries identified Varsha’s potential. They sponsored her to join the Naval Architecture course at Sree Narayana College, Cochin.

 
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DP World’s Mervel Kotzebue-Fleur Wins ‘2023 Maritime Award of the Americas’

Mervel Kotzebue-Fleur, General Manager of DP World Paramaribo, has been named winner of the 2023 Maritime Award of the Americas in the Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sector category. The award recognizes “the leadership and dedication of an outstanding woman through significant achievements, as well as professional contributions for the development of the maritime and port sectors in the Americas.”

 
English

Emma Howell appointed as the Middle East Development Director for Informa Markets Maritime & Cruise portfolio

In line with the strategic growth plan for the Middle East region, Emma Howell has been appointed as the Middle East Development Director for Informa Markets Maritime & Cruise portfolio. This includes several flagship Seatrade brands under its umbrella in the region, including Saudi Maritime Congress and Seatrade Maritime Logistics Middle East.

 
English

WISTA : Giving voice to women in shipping

Liana Kouimtzi is part of a team of four female shipping professionals behind the establishment of the UAE branch of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) in 2022. 

English

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