Report explores key challenges faced by women seafarers

The Mission to Seafarers has today published a report called ‘Beyond the 2%, Women Seafarers and their Lives at Sea: Reflecting on Our Call to Care.’ The report is intended to act as a discussion document for the charity and other maritime welfare providers. It considers the unique challenges faced by women at sea and […]

IMO-WISTA Survey highlights current gender diversity across sector, sets benchmark for progress

Gender diversity in maritime is extremely fragmented by sector, according to data from the newly published 2021 IMO-WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) Women in Maritime Survey Report. The report, launched on the first IMO International Day for Women in Maritime, contains information about the proportion and distribution of women working in the maritime […]

Maritime UK launches Global Women in Maritime Series

Maritime UK is joining the global maritime sector to celebrate the inaugural International Day for Women in Maritime with its theme ‘Training-Visibility-Recognition: Supporting a barrier-free working environment’. The day celebrates women in the industry. It is intended to promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the maritime sector, raise the profile of […]

Stream Marine Training pledges its support for diversity in the workplace on the first International Day for Women in Maritime

Global maritime training provider Stream Marine Training (SMT) and UK Officer Cadet Management company (SMC) have demonstrated a commitment to support and celebrate gender diversity by signing Maritime UK’s ‘Women in Maritime Pledge’, as the sector comes together for the inaugural International Day for Women in Maritime today. The UK-based company, which holds its head […]

First International Day for Women in Maritime takes place under auspices of IMO

The first International Day for Women in Maritime being held today provides a platform to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women in maritime and identify areas of improvement for gender balance. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said: “There is still a gender imbalance in maritime – but times are changing. It is recognized that diversity […]

Posidonia 2022 conferences set the course to navigate tumultuous times

The upcoming Posidonia 2022 Conferences and Seminars Programme will deep-dive into the crucial issues facing the global maritime community as the world economy tries to concoct antidotes to heal the wounds of the ongoing war in Ukraine and the severe side effects of the Covid-19 induced pandemic. The impact of sky rocketing energy prices, broken […]

GoodFuels and ITOCHU team to supply marine biofuel across Asia-Pacific

Biofuels pioneer GoodFuels and Japan’s ITOCHU Corporation have announced a new partnership agreement to scale sustainable marine biofuel in Singapore, Japan, and Asia-Pacific. ITOCHU is actively engaged in the wholesale, distribution, and bunkering of petroleum products in both Singapore and Japan, while GoodFuels specialises in the sourcing, development, production, and delivery of sustainable marine biofuels, […]

New tool to forecast carbon intensity of vessel operations

Jotun has created a tool to calculate the CII (Carbon Intensity Indicator) of individual vessels and project the expected development in CII ratings based on different antifouling coatings. The digital tool will display options in a way that customers can easily visualise. Alongside the new tool, Jotun has published a paper that dispels the notion […]

Scandlines completes installation of Norsepower Rotor Sail on second hybrid ferry

After installation of a Norsepower Rotor Sail on its hybrid ferry Copenhagen reduced emissions by an average 4% – and on good days with optimal wind conditions by as much as 20% – Scandlines has completed installation of the equipment on sistership Berlin. On 16 May 2022, Scandlines installed the Norsepower Rotor Sail on M/V […]