Stephanie ZANK

Born: 1969

Special Achievements:

Australia's first woman to become a Merchant Marine Engineer (1994).

Additional Information:

To become a Merchant Marine Engineer requires a recognised qualification, qualifying sea-time and passing an oral exam. On successful completion of these requirements, the person is then issued a Certificate of Competency. A Watchkeeping Certificate is the first to be obtained. Stephanie obtained her Certificate of Competency (Watchkeeper) in 1994.

Stephanie was an Engineering Lecturer at the   2008-2016 at the University of Tasmania where she also researched Expanding Knowledge in Engineering in the field of Maritime Engineering.


  • References

    University of Tasmania Researchers Reporthttps://rmdb.research.utas.edu.au/public/rmdb/q/indiv_detail_warp_trans/24755 accessed 21/11/19

  • Image - Australia's first woman Marine Engineer Stephanie Zank.

    Stephanie Zank studying to become a Marine Engineer at the Australian Maritime College, 1993.

    Image courtesy Stephanie Zank