Project: WESS

WESS Project in a nutshell

As the EU Social Partners, ETF and ECSA have worked closely together for over two years under the joint WESS project for an attractive, smart and sustainable working environment in the shipping sector.

News
10 Jan 2023

For a safer and better future in seafaring

The shipping industry needs more diversity and inclusion, decent working conditions, and more robust career prospects with meaning and value. Those working in this field are responsible for making this profession more attractive.

Event
10 Jan 2023

ETF-ECSA: EU shipping needs to attract and retain more women

On International Women’s Day, ECSA and ETF continue to advocate the enhanced participation of women in European shipping. As part of the WESS project, they are launching a survey that will help them determine the current state of women’s employment in the sector and assess women seafarers’ needs, a first step of an EU-funded project to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry.

Press Release
8 Mar 2021

WESS

Contributing to an attractive, smart, and sustainable working environment in shipping

Projects
6 Mar 2020