Maritime UK has established a Taskforce to increase the number of women within the UK maritime sector

Maritime UK has established a Taskforce increase the number of women within the UK maritime sector
Maritime UK has established a Taskforce increase the number of women within the UK maritime sector

The Taskforce brings together leaders from across the maritime sector to identify practical steps to increase the number of women in maritime, and crucially within senior roles across its shipping, ports, marine and business services industries.

Achieving a balanced workforce at all levels in the maritime sector will undoubtedly improve culture, behaviour, outcomes, profitability and productivity.

During London International Shipping Week, then Maritime Minister Rt Hon John Hayes MP called for industry to address gender imbalance in the sector. Government are represented on the Taskforce.

The Taskforce will make a series of recommendations and utilise Continue reading “Maritime UK has established a Taskforce to increase the number of women within the UK maritime sector”

ICOMIA seeks a new Technical Manager

ICOMIA seeks a new Technical Manager
ICOMIA seeks a new Technical Manager

ICOMIA, the marine industry’s international trade association, seeks a Technical Manager to assume the appointment by the end of 2014.

The Technical Manager is the industry’s interface with both international and regional regulatory authorities and standardisation bodies on technical, legislative and standardisation issues covering recreational craft, superyachts and equipment including marine engines.

Providing technical advice to ICOMIA members and engine manufacturers, the Technical Manager monitors IMO legislative developments in coordination with the ICOMIA IMO Representative, as well as Continue reading “ICOMIA seeks a new Technical Manager”

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