• Against The Tide

    Sofia Petersson, Sweden.

    One of the biggest challenges was during my cadetship and having to listen to negative comments from people, mainly discouraging me not to go into the profession because of my gender: I was told…

    November 24, 2020
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    Eva Pavlou,Greece

    I love my job because I get to travel around the world and meet new people, see new places and exploring them, broadening my horizons. Being at sea feels like my natural environment. If…

    November 13, 2020
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    Suzanna Svensson Atay, Sweden.

    At the moment I am not working onboard. Due to COVID-19 the cruise ship I was working on stop going in traffic. I was working as navigating officer. Most of the time I was…

    November 6, 2020
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    Alexandra Ciucanu,Romania

     have to confess that the road to a successful career on board ships was not paved with the most polished stones, I had both ups and downs  in the beginning. My worst experience on…

    November 2, 2020
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    Harriet Ngoka, Kenya.

    I enjoy navigating the biggest ferries across the channel while enjoying the sea breeze, my day to day includes navigating the ferries safely and efficiently across the channel and ensuring the safety of passengers,…

    October 16, 2020
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    Agnes Olsson, Sweden

    I have been at sea for almost 10 years, starting as a deckhand in 2011, working my way up to Able Seaman. After graduating from Kalmar Maritime Academy in 2016, I’ve been sailing as…

    October 9, 2020