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/
Women in shipping is one thing which I respectfully draw my hat for - women in shipping business and shipping relatedindustries is just another side of the game.
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
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??
From 4th. Officer straight on. The Germans have capacities as well.
WISTA is being awarded for enhancing the role of women in Shipping: