In the news: Recruitment change needed to draw women to bunker sector, research finds

Research highlights chronic gender imbalance in the marine fuels industry and the challenges that are hampering improvements

 

Any attempt to increase the small percentage of women working in the marine fuels sector is likely to be stymied by the tiny proportion of job applications received from female candidates.

That is according to research presented during a webinar on women in the bunker business organised by London-headquartered bunker broker LQM Petroleum Services.

Research conducted by recruitment company Advanced Resource Managers (ARM) found that of the 2,000 or so people who work in the UK's bunkering sector, only 26% are female. The picture is much the same worldwide...

 

By Holly Birkett, TradeWinds London Correspondent 

Twitter: @HJBirkett

 

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