M.T. Swarna Krishna
MT Swarna Krishna is vessel belonging to the Shipping Corporation. It was flagged off to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day with all-women crew. It became the first in the world to be fully operationalised by only women crew members. It was launched to boost women’s participation in the male-dominated maritime sector and break down gender stereotyping. It was flagged off on March 6 by the Ministry of State (Independent Charge) for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya.
It was awarded recently on the occasion of the Day of Seafarers 2021. Its crew members shared their experience on this occasion.