Nupur Kulshrestha first joined the service of the Indian Coast Guard in 1999.
The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA Nigeria) has stated that the recently celebrated International Women’s Day 2020, provided a platform to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality in maritime profession.
IBIA has been honoured with mentions in two publications listing women who have embodied the IMO’s 2019 World Maritime Day theme of empowering women in the maritime community.
Removing barriers to women joining the maritime sector, the importance of education and how to increase visibility of women in maritime leadership roles – these were some of the key challenges under the spotlight at a major symposium at IMO Headquarters in London (19 February).
The second day of the European Shipping week was filled with contributions by the European social partners for maritime transport – the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA). The two organisations are collaborating through different perspectives (i.e. social partners of the Social Dialogue for Martitime Transport, undertaking joint EU co-funded projects) and are united in striving for a bright future of the industry.
Three inspiring women from across the globe, leading the way for a sustainable ocean economy, have won the inaugural competition
Data underscores importance of flexible working policies to support women’s employment and career progression
Webinar brings together female industry experts to discuss their experience of working in the sector
Women working at sea are a rarity. A woman captaining a merchant ship rarer still. So with today marking the Day of the Seafarer Maritime CEO leapt at the opportunity for a video interview onboard the 4,258 teu Luna Maersk as the ship prepared for a rainy transit from the Pacific side of the Panama Canal.
In some ways, the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the world with the force of a natural disaster. Often in the space of weeks, countries were locked down, their inhabitants forced to stay at home, living under rigorous legal restrictions, economies were stalled, while societies and medical systems foundered under the weight of dealing with the invasive virus,
Ashley Nicholson has started work as the first female President of the UK Harbour Masters Association.
Nidhi Gupta, Portcast’s director and co-founder, speaks to LR about the company’s recent success.