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Overcoming the challenges women seafarers face

They constitute only 2 per cent of the total number of seafarers sailing the high seas; new booklet published on building and maintaining gender diversity on board merchant ships

IN November 2016 International Maritime Organization IMO secretary-general Kitack Lim presented the master of an oil tanker with the 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

The award of the highest IMO bravery recognition was for saving the lives of seven fishermen from a sinking...

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