Hafnia raises wages to achieve its diversity target

Product tanker carrier Hafnia wants 40 percent of its organization to be female within three years. In order to retain and recruit women, wages have been raised for some women, Hafnia executive tells ShippingWatch.

Hafnia has seen a few cases where a female employee was paid less than a comparable male colleague. The tanker carrier solved this by raising the female employee's salary, explains Mia Krogslund Jørgensen, head of people, culture & strategy at Hafnia. | Photo: Hafnia

Product tanker carrier Hafnia is one of 23 Danish shipping companies that have signed a charter to increase the number of women in shipping. As part of this charter, the company has set a target that 40 percent of its organization must be female by 2024.

The charter was proposed in January 2020 by industry association Danish Shipping.

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