Women in Maritime

  • West of England P&I Club expands its New York...

    The West of England, a leading A-rated mutual marine insurer, is today announcing the expansion of its New York office. Senior Claims Manager Emily McCulloch transferred to New York from London at the beginning of the year and will be joined by Alton Peralta, a locally qualified claims adjuster with extensive experience of dealing with U.S. liabilities and especially crew claims under the Jones Act.

  • Palau Support Women Seafarers In New Training Push

    Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest growing ship registry 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.

  • Minister Visits Two Ports in Succession to Hear...

    UK – Nusrat Ghani MP is certainly getting about in her role as Shipping Minister with two visits to major ports last week. On Wednesday she took an hour long tour of the Port of Liverpool, including the Liverpool2 container terminal, following up on Friday with a call at the Port of Tilbury for a look at the developing Tilbury2 project.

  • Danish Shipping want more women on board

    Danish Shipping presents a new initiative aimed at increasing the share of women in Danish shipping companies. Today, the first shipping companies sign a charter that obliges them to actively focus on gender equality.
    Just under 20,000 men and just over 3,000 women. This is the distribution of men and women employed in Danish shipping companies.

  • “WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on...

    WISTA Cyprus held its 7th Annual General Meeting and elections, at Columbia Plaza Venue, Limassol. The Agenda of the AGM included an address by President of WISTA Cyprus, Anna Vourgos, coverage of other AGM matters and of course the elections for the positions of Treasurer and Young Board Affiliate.


Maritime calling.

For Elina Papageorgiou, recently appointed Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland at LR, success in maritime has been a daily diet of shipping talk and uninterrupted maritime exposure coupled with a fervent desire to work in the maritime industry.


WISTA Advocates More Female Participation in Maritime

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.