Pacific Women In Maritime Association


UN Sustainable Development GoalSDG 5

Our Vision

To be the leading network for women empowerment and advancement in the Pacific maritime sector

Our Mision

Urge governments to provide the policy, legislative and administrative frameworks required to empower women as stakeholders in the maritime sector and to facilitate their full participation as resources to the maritime sector

Key Focus

Request development partners, international & regional organizations to work with PacWIMA in developing collaborative programs to enhance the training opportunities for women in the maritime sector & allow for career progression

The Future

Advocate for the development and provision of maritime transport services which are energy efficient to remote communities and serve the women who are engaged in Small-Medium Enterprises

Focus for 2021

Key Goals

Undertake to work with government entities, development partners, international and regional organizations to identify and collect relevant data and statistics on women employed across the different areas of the maritime sector.


Continue to work towards meeting our goals with adapting to the new normal while promoting the importance of operating within individual government advice and adhering to in-country Health Ministry guidelines and procedures for a safer working environment for all members.
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A Day for Women In Maritime – 18th May, 2021