Radio Operator

“I’ve never had a situation where someone has said that I can’t do my job because I’m a Woman”: Thorun Watne, a Radio Operator in the Norwegian Sector

June 9, 2015 - rbaker

For the last 40 years, Norwegian Thorun Watne has dedicated her life to providing help & support as a Radio operator in merchant shipping and on offshore platforms. Since 1998, Thorun has been working on oil rigs in the Norwegian sector. Thorun talks to Atlas about her career and how this male dominated industry has changed its views on women working offshore. Read More
Anastasija Kikava, Preparing for the Unexpected

January 12, 2015 - rbaker

“I am constantly three or four steps ahead of any challenge because that’s the life offshore. My job has certainly made me fierce, and emotionally much stronger. Especially as a woman in a man’s industry you need to be tough if you want to function offshore”. Read More