All-Women Crew Of Vessel MT Swarna Krishna Creates History
The all-women crew of onboard Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) vessel MT Swarna Krishna created history as this is the first time in the world maritime history that a ship is being sailed by all women officers. Women are breaking barriers and stigmas in erstwhile male-dominated maritime sector. Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya virtually flagged off an all-women crew, said the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on Sunday.
Mandaviya acknowledged the contribution and sacrifice of the women seafarers who acted as the Indian ambassadors to the global maritime community and had made the nation proud