Women in Engineering and Maritime: Real Experiences

Above: One of the 2021 initiatives to promote the maritime industry for women

Below: The aerospace and electronics industries have been successful in attracting women as graduates and as apprentices

Currently, women represent only two per cent of the maritime industry, while only eight percent of employees in engineering are women. This is in stark contrast to the UK workforce as a whole, of which women make up 47%.

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Time to recognise the value of the dry bulk sector says INTERCARGO

As news headlines underscore the quality and flexibility of the bulk sector fleet in meeting the challenges of current trade disruptions, Dimitris Fafalios, Chairman of INTERCARGO believes that now is the time to re-evaluate the image of the bulk carrier sector and recognise the commitment of INTERCARGO members to a safe, efficient, high quality and environmentally sound dry bulk shipping industry.

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