[Female Maritime Professionals Series] Seagoing Seafaring
Nowadays in Hong Kong, there are not many seafarers in the ocean-going sector, not to even mention female seafarers.
Chan Ka-man, Carmen was a seafarer with seatime of almost ten years. She is also the first female in Hong Kong to qualify as a Master of ocean-going ship. Carmen describes herself as energetic. Excited about adventures, she chose seafaring as her career after graduated from the Maritime Services Training Institute.
Carmen said, "When I went on ship the first time, I realised that the actual scenario was totally different from what it was described in textbooks. The ocean is so vast. I even took out my camera and kept taking pictures of everything...."
For more details, please visit the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board website.