Day 287 ~ Captain Cristina Del Castillo. New Orleans, Louisiana Cristina started on Crewboats on the Mississippi River to captain offshore fast crew boat and worked as AB unlimited on drills ships. Having also delivered Yachts, she is now training on pushboats and mate of towing for my master of towing. Cristina is a member of WIMOS and was honoured to be selected as one of the many faces for: Who work the River for River Works Discovery Video Cristina leaves you with this quote “Dreams in all industries are achieved by consistency and determination”. Go Cristina! We are delighted to share you profile! #womeninmaritime #womenatsea #womenoffshore #MaritimeWomen2019 #womeninshipping #wista #ship #womenempowerment #imo #worldmaritimeday2019 #womeninports #iaph #empoweringwomeninmaritime #iaphwf #instashipping #womeninspiringwomen #nauticalinstitute #diversityandinclusion #humansatsea #shipping #shipsandseas #mar#maritime_family #maritime #ni #iamonboard
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Day 286 ~ My name is Katerina Mahera, 41 years old Greek. My story in the maritime industry began when I fell in love with the sea and all types of vessels - I studied and graduated with Bsc in Maritime Transportation & Logistics with pathway to Chartering where I begun my work in the Technical Dpt. of Restis Group. Then while working at Minerva Marine of Andreas Martinos I finished my MA in Management In Shipping. Moved on as Saf Quality Officer at Top Ships to Seaven Management Services holding the same position and as Environmental Officer. Being 20 year in the maritime industry I consider my self lucky that had people around me that wanted to pass their knowledge and support me till now; can’t hide it has been a challenge being a woman in the maritime industry. I have transitioned in Business and Development always in the same field; I had the opportunity working for Hudson Analytix as an Operations Manager to the day to day operations as well as Business Development Director. Almost the last 2 years I have the pleasure being part and working with Q88 LLc being a Director of Sales for the Med and Africa region. I enjoy meeting new challenges and seeing them through to completion. I serve proudly the WISTA Hellas and the Propeller Club of Piraeus Port. Finally it’s so great to see that women are getting more and more recognized through the years in the maritime Industry. #womeninmaritime #womenatsea #womenoffshore #MaritimeWomen2019 #womeninshipping #wista #ship #womenempowerment #imo #worldmaritimeday2019 #womeninports #iaph #empoweringwomeninmaritime #iaphwf #instashipping #womeninspiringwomen #nauticalinstitute #diversityandinclusion #humansatsea #shipping #shipsandseas #mar#maritime_family #maritime #ni #iamonboard
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Day 285 ~ and we meet Barbara, babi_thenaturejotter, a marine biologist who is all at sea. My name is Barbara and I am from the South of Italy. When I was a kid I was obsessed with Sailor Moon, but I would never expected to become a sailor. I've always been passionate about science and marine life, indeed I studied for a Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences and then a Master degree in Environmental Science, with a thesis in Marine Biology. I opened a blog in 2011 about my travel and volunteering experiences I was doing during my studies, calling it "The Nature Jotter" as a notebook to all the traveler and nature lovers. The Sailor's career found me while I was looking for a job that allowed me to travel the world, meeting new people every day, sharing my love forthe Environment. and so I become an Environmental Officer! I enjoy everyday to be at sea, and while in port I share on my page unmissable places to see in the ports of calls, as a guest or as a crew member! come and sail with me and with my Nature Jotter! #womeninmaritime #womenatsea #womenoffshore #MaritimeWomen2019 #womeninshipping #wista #ship #womenempowerment #imo #worldmaritimeday2019 #womeninports #iaph #empoweringwomeninmaritime #iaphwf #instashipping #womeninspiringwomen #nauticalinstitute #diversityandinclusion #humansatsea #shipping #shipsandseas #mar#maritime_family #maritime #ni #iamonboard
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#Repost @women.in.maritime • • • • • • Day 284 ~ and as this clever lady’s birthday draws to a close we hope you’ve had a great day Julie .... Hi, I am Julie Synnøve Bøe and I currently serve as Chief Engineer. My path into a maritime career was basically coincidental. I studied as process engineer(høgskolen Stord/Haugesund), but regretted my choice. When I got the possibility to do the theoretical part for maritime engineer, M1, I gave it a go. My parents were always supportive and both of them were previously at sea. Actually my mother got signed off on sick leave when she got pregnant with me, even before it got covered by law. Back in 95, after college, I went to sea for the first time at the age of 23. In the beginning I got a variety of small assignments in tugboats, ro-ro cargo and summer internships. After my workshop practice (HiV) I started as cadet in seismic with WesternGeco. Long story short, after 13 years and 3 maternity leaves I worked my way from cadet to 1st Engineer. I tried my luck a few years in another company (cggv/eidesvik) before getting a job closer to home. The rotation was typically 6 weeks on/off and I loved the job using both my hands and my brain. From 2012 uptil now I hold the position of Chief Engineer on a local ferry (Bastø Fosen). Here I also got involved in union work. I was elected union rep 2013 and up to this date. I am also involved on a national level. The Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers, NUME/DNMF, had their congress this year and I was elected leader of one of the newly created areas of interest and thereby also elected as one of the members of the board, representing domestic ferries, tugboats, coastal freighters, school ships,RS (search&rescue) and coastal passenger ships. So proud being appointed to lead this group and so looking forward to get it up and running. In addition I am part of the negotiations team regarding my domestic trade, ferries. Now I find the work with NUME/DNMF most challenging and I try to use my position to influence and support other women who choose this way of life. Please feel free to follow @zestiii for life at sea and home and @julie.synnove for my fight to pass seaman medical
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#Repost @women.in.maritime • • • • • • Day 284 ~ and as this clever lady’s birthday draws to a close we hope you’ve had a great day Julie .... Hi, I am Julie Synnøve Bøe and I currently serve as Chief Engineer. My path into a maritime career was basically coincidental. I studied as process engineer(høgskolen Stord/Haugesund), but regretted my choice. When I got the possibility to do the theoretical part for maritime engineer, M1, I gave it a go. My parents were always supportive and both of them were previously at sea. Actually my mother got signed off on sick leave when she got pregnant with me, even before it got covered by law. Back in 95, after college, I went to sea for the first time at the age of 23. In the beginning I got a variety of small assignments in tugboats, ro-ro cargo and summer internships. After my workshop practice (HiV) I started as cadet in seismic with WesternGeco. Long story short, after 13 years and 3 maternity leaves I worked my way from cadet to 1st Engineer. I tried my luck a few years in another company (cggv/eidesvik) before getting a job closer to home. The rotation was typically 6 weeks on/off and I loved the job using both my hands and my brain. From 2012 uptil now I hold the position of Chief Engineer on a local ferry (Bastø Fosen). Here I also got involved in union work. I was elected union rep 2013 and up to this date. I am also involved on a national level. The Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers, NUME/DNMF, had their congress this year and I was elected leader of one of the newly created areas of interest and thereby also elected as one of the members of the board, representing domestic ferries, tugboats, coastal freighters, school ships,RS (search&rescue) and coastal passenger ships. So proud being appointed to lead this group and so looking forward to get it up and running. In addition I am part of the negotiations team regarding my domestic trade, ferries. Now I find the work with NUME/DNMF most challenging and I try to use my position to influence and support other women who choose this way of life. Please feel free to follow @zestiii for life at sea and home and @julie.synnove for my fight to keep in shape for t
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Day 284 ~ and as this clever lady’s birthday draws to a close we hope you’ve had a great day Julie .... Hi, I am Julie Synnøve Bøe and I currently serve as Chief Engineer. My path into a maritime career was basically coincidental. I studied as process engineer(høgskolen Stord/Haugesund), but regretted my choice. When I got the possibility to do the theoretical part for maritime engineer, M1, I gave it a go. My parents were always supportive and both of them were previously at sea. Actually my mother got signed off on sick leave when she got pregnant with me, even before it got covered by law. Back in 95, after college, I went to sea for the first time at the age of 23. In the beginning I got a variety of small assignments in tugboats, ro-ro cargo and summer internships. After my workshop practice (HiV) I started as cadet in seismic with WesternGeco. Long story short, after 13 years and 3 maternity leaves I worked my way from cadet to 1st Engineer. I tried my luck a few years in another company (cggv/eidesvik) before getting a job closer to home. The rotation was typically 6 weeks on/off and I loved the job using both my hands and my brain. From 2012 uptil now I hold the position of Chief Engineer on a local ferry (Bastø Fosen). Here I also got involved in union work. I was elected union rep 2013 and up to this date. I am also involved on a national level. The Norwegian Union of Marine Engineers, NUME/DNMF, had their congress this year and I was elected leader of one of the newly created areas of interest and thereby also elected as one of the members of the board, representing domestic ferries, tugboats, coastal freighters, school ships,RS (search&rescue) and coastal passenger ships. So proud being appointed to lead this group and so looking forward to get it up and running. In addition I am part of the negotiations team regarding my domestic trade, ferries. Now I find the work with NUME/DNMF most challenging and I try to use my position to influence and support other women who choose this way of life. Please feel free to follow @zestiii for life at sea and home and @julie.synnove for my fight to keep in shape for the seamans medical
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Day 283~ My name is Susan Ebaretonbofa-Okonji I am a Marine Surveyor. My current role as a Marine surveyor requires me to be proficient in the survey and inspection of marine vessels in addition to identifying defects and the necessary repairs to ensure the vessel is seaworthy. My professional career in the Marine industry has been quite exciting but not without its challenges. I started out as an Engineering cadet in 2001 working first on Offshore Support Vessels, thereafter, moving on to the Liquefied Gas Carriers where I also sailed as a fully qualified Marine Engineer Officer. I have also worked as a Flag Surveyor and Port state control officer ensuring both local vessels as well as foreign Flag vessels comply with the applicable maritime regulations. Sailing on board vessels had been quite an experience personally filled with great hurdles but also greater accomplishments more importantly, it has shaped my overall perspective of the Maritime industry. I am passionate about the growth of the maritime industry, but I am more passionate about the inclusion of women to achieve this desired growth. I would like to refer to a quote by William Faulkner which says, “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” The maritime industry is full of great opportunities for everyone irrespective of your gender so it is worthwhile to chart a path in the maritime industry that you will find truly rewarding. #womeninmaritime #womenatsea #womenoffshore #MaritimeWomen2019 #womeninshipping #wista #ship #womenempowerment #imo #worldmaritimeday2019 #womeninports #iaph #empoweringwomeninmaritime #iaphwf #instashipping #womeninspiringwomen #nauticalinstitute #diversityandinclusion #humansatsea #shipping #shipsandseas #mar#maritime_family #maritime #ni #iamonboard
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