The captain of Egypt’s first female ship says she was wrongly accused Suez Canal Failure – It happened while on another ship hundreds of miles away.
29-year-old Marwa Elseldar was the commander of Ida IV at Alexandria at sea when the largest Evergreen container ship accidentally ran aground, The BBC reported.
But online rumors and fake news headlines spread that he was behind the maritime disaster, which had a major shipping route almost a week before Evergreen was released.
“I was shocked. I felt I could be targeted because I was a successful woman in this field or because I was Egyptian, but I was not sure, ”she told the store.
Evergreen’s captain has not been released, but Egyptian officials have said human error could have caused the ship to sail last month.
Elsewhere, who does not work for a shipping company – Rumors of his involvement seem to be driven by a screen shot of a Doctor Arab news headline.
“This fake article was in English, so it spread to other countries,” Elselder told the BBC.
“I tried very hard to deny what was in the article because it affected my reputation and all the efforts I made to stay where I am now.”
The fake story provoked the giants behind her.
“The comments in the article were very negative and harsh, but there were a lot of positive comments from the general public and the people I work with,” he said.
“My message to women who want to be in the marine industry is to fight for the things you love and not let any negativity affect you,” he said.