Looking into the barriers facing women in the maritime industry
and gender equality


Part of the ECSA–ETF WESS project to create an
Attractive, Smart and Sustainable Working Environment

in the EU shipping sector, by supporting the work towards
jobs, growth and the sector’s competitiveness


3 Work Streams

Gender Policies across Europe

– identify and make recommendations
Research looking into enhancing recruitment and retention of
women in the industry
Awareness raising campaign for
women career opportunities in shipping both at sea and ashore




Research, creating programmes and proposing policies that will increase the participation of women in the maritime, thereby creating a more diverse and inclusive environment in our sector.


Are you interested in joining one of our focus groups or taking part in our survies, please contact us team@eumaritime.org.uk

So what do you think? Will you join us? It’s free

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EU Maritime Women Project Team:


Sue Terpilowski OBE Image Line, Dr Kate Pike and Julie Lithgow OBE

We are actively seeking to connect, network, support and amplify projects with other interested parties in relation to the development of future initiatives.

Email: team@eumaritimewomen.org

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