As the world marks the 2019 ‘Day of the Seafarer’ today, with a focus on a x-raying opportunities that are available for women in the maritime industry, President of Women in Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica), Jean Chiazor Anishere, says all is not yet ‘rosy.’
Anishere said that though opportunities are plentiful in the maritime industry, the challenge for WIMA Nigeria remained the fact that they do not have ships.
hope because the Federal Government of Nigeria under the auspices of NIMASA, thankfully, is desirous of
assisting our trained cadets to go on board some foreign ships, in order to attain the requisite experience and sea time.”
sustainability of the sector.
The IMO coined the catchphrase #On board with gender equality to encourage contributions from people globally, as they posted pictures and comments on a shared platform to support the goal for the day.