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Women's Month

Meet a ‘black mermaid’ making waves in male-dominated, maritime world

Captain Londy Ngcobo is on a mission to increase women's participation in the global maritime industry and to cultivate a love for the ocean in young people

07 August 2022 - 00:00

“I chose not to be Rose on the Titanic, I chose to captain the Titanic.” This is probably one of Captain Londy Ngcobo’s most popular statements — one she has made in spite of the pushback she received when she decided to become a ship's captain. ..

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