congratulates SCI’s female Master for exceptional bravery at sea
On the sidelines of the inauguration
of ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ at The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), Mr
Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping, congratulated SCI’s serving
Master, Capt. Radhika Menon, who recently became the first female seafarer ever
to win the prestigious ‘IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea’.
Capt. Menon has been serving with
SCI for the past 25 years and was the first lady Captain in the Indian Merchant
Navy. She was presented the Medal and Certificate of Commendation at the awards
ceremony held at IMO Headquarters in London, said a release.
News Service - MUMBAI,