Women in Maritime

  • Maiden and her new all female crew set sail on...

    Maiden’s Mission is to work with, raise funds for and support communities to enable girls into education and empower and support them to remain throughout their teenage years to reach their full potential and create better futures for all


  • After 224 Years of Service, USS Constitution Gets...

    The oldest commissioned warship in the world is set to get her first female commanding officer. Cmdr. Billie J. Farrell will take command of USS Constitution in a change-of-command ceremony scheduled for January 21, relieving 76th commanding officer Cmdr. John Benda.


  • Washington's maritime industry is pushing to...

    From shipbuilding to commercial fishing to logistics and shipping, nearly 70,000 Washingtonians work in the maritime industry. But when it comes to the majority doing this potentially lucrative work, it’s men — predominantly white men. While women and nonbinary workers have been part of the maritime industry for generations, their numbers are small, says Sarah Scherer, with the nonprofit Transportation Institute.


  • H.E. Eng. Hessa Al Malek recognised with the “...

    H.E. Eng. Hessa Al Malek, Advisor to the Minister for Maritime Transport Affairs, The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure was awarded the “Personality of the Year” honour at OJME Offshore Achievements Awards 2021. The 6th edition of the awards that recognise influential names in the offshore rig business was held on October 10th, 2021 at the Address Hotel, Dubai.



Pacific Maritime Sector Lures Women

Thanks to International Maritime Organization (IMO) funding, the association was able to meet and discuss the regional strategy for Pacific women in the maritime sector, e launching their new website and collaborating with the World Maritime University`s Women’s Association.


E.U. Ministers Agree Maritime Transport Policy

E.U. Ministers of Transportation sent a strong signal of continued support for the European maritime sector at a meeting of the Council of Ministers this week and adopted their priorities for the maritime transportation policy until 2020. 


Maritime woman: Merle San Pedro

One lady who is making the rounds of the country’s maritime industry today is Merle Jimenez-San Pedro, chair of the Movement for Maritime Philippines (MMP). Encouraged by the election commitment of President Rodrigo Duterte to give attention to the maritime industry, Merle and the MMP are zealously promoting the adoption of a National Maritime Agenda (NMA), which will serve as the blueprint for achieving inclusive and sustainable socio-economic growth in the country through the maritime industry.