Women on Shipping


#1

Who say Shipping is a man’s world??
Just look at these women in powerful positions within shipping assemble at Nor-Shipping last week: http://splash247.com/ten-women-watch-shipping/


#2

Women in shipping is one thing which I respectfully draw my hat for - women in shipping business and shipping related
industries is just another side of the game.


#3

There are also women in the Oil & Gas Industry. Here is a feisty one who develop technology for NOV: https://www.tu.no/artikler/hege-kverneland-har-skapt-det-hun-kaller-en-lekegrind-for-ingeniorer/396455


#4

More on the subject, but now Women in Shipping.
This article on Ship Technology.com may be a good start for a more in depth discussion on a subject that is becoming more relevant by the year: http://www.ship-technology.com/features/featurewomen-in-shipping-pushing-for-gender-diversity-5907538

I believe US is ahead on the matter, at least in relative number of females in other professions than catering on ships, boats and rigs??


#5

From 4th. Officer straight on. The Germans have capacities as well.


#6

WISTA is being awarded for enhancing the role of women in Shipping:
http://www.en.portnews.ru/news/246666/


#7

Not in Shipping but sailing around the world without the benefit of manfolk to help with the heavy lifting and technical things.

Forget about the demure Indian women:


#8

Someone must have set the destination Port for them because if you asked any of them, Where do you want to go, they would have said, I don’t care where do you want to go. :grin:


#10

Crew of six on a 56’ yacht.
That’s either three on watch, watch on watch off or two on watch four hours on and eight hours sleep. Day after day after day… And it’s just a tad more hard work than standing watch in the nice comfy warmth of the bridge of a ship.
I wouldn’t argue with them or fancy my chances if I was to try insulting them.