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Göteborg: 29 January 2020

The Shipping Podcast: Fran Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Red Funnel

Meet Fran Collins from the Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. She has a dual license, both a Master Mariner and a Chief Engineer, however, the life on the Bridge seems to interest her more.

The Company operates 30,000 combined sailings between Southampton (UK mainland) and East and West Cowes (Isle of Wight) and currently carries 3.4m passengers a year. The Red Funnel CEO speaks about what impact connectivity has had on life onboard.

Fran Collins also brings up the culture change that the maritime industry needs to become more attractive to the young generation and how important it is to have role models.

Listen to the Shipping Podcast with Fran Collins »

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