Gender equality in the maritime industry

The Norwegian Shipowners' Association was present when Minister of Trade and Industry Iselin Nybø invited to an input meeting in Haugesund on the gender equality strategy for the maritime industry. Synnøve Seglem, Vice President of the Norwegian Shipowners 'Association, and Deputy CEO of Knutsen OAS Shipping, said in a meeting that the Norwegian Shipowners' Association has over time been concerned with improving the gender balance in the industry.

-We welcome the government's work on a strategy for gender equality in the maritime industry. Improving the gender balance in the industry is not only important for the industry as a community, it is also strategically important and will be able to increase the competitiveness and profitability of the individual company, Seglem said.