Women in Maritime

  • Marines see benefits to women in combat, as well...

    The Marine Corps general in charge of implementing a Pentagon plan to open ground combat jobs to women concluded there are benefits as well as significant risks to the proposal, and he outlined ways to eliminate most of an anticipated weakening of combat effectiveness during the transition, according to a document leaked Wednesday to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

  • Sea Hawk ‘Ice Breaker’ Superyacht Concept by Hawk...

    London-based design firm Hawk Yachts will be previewing a truly unique yacht at the Monaco Yacht Show 2015 which kicked off yesterday. Dubbed the Sea Hawk, this superyacht aims at revolutionizing the yachting scene from all angles – it’s big, beautiful and incorporates fantastic and awe-modernistic features.

  • The Marines push back against women in combat

    ​The plan to make America’s military more politically correct ran into a bit of a snag this week. Barack Obama has been pushing to get women into combat roles, in addition to a variety of other politicized moves including supporting women in Ranger training.

  • U.S. Efforts to Support Women's Economic...

    U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell led the U.S. delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Fora September 15 – 18, in Manila, Philippines.

  • Lawmakers demand briefing on female Marine study

    House lawmakers have requested a briefing by the Marine Corps on its recent study showing that female Marines were less capable than their male counterparts, as the Pentagon is preparing to open all combat jobs to women.

  • Liberals Listen to Politics Over Science in...

    Well, the results are in from a recent study and its doesn't look promising for combat effectiveness if women are integrated into Marine Corps infantry. However, it appears these inconvenient results are going to be ignored by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus who seems ready to sacrifice lives and military readiness on the altar of political correctness.


Women Encouraged to Follow Maritime Careers

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.


Qamea women learn boat steering

Learning  to steer a boat is a skill women on Qamea Island need to possess as they take on the responsibility of fishing in their households.