Nicole Langosch is taking command
Starting now, Nicole Langosch (34) will be in charge
of AIDAsol. This makes her the first female captain in the AIDA fleet and highest-ranking
woman on a cruise ship in Germany.
Nicole Langosch was born in Osterode and grew up in Herborn
in Hesse. Sailing was her first introduction to seafaring. She completed her
nautical science studies in Leer. During her subsequent study program in
logistics, she worked for a container shipping company in Oakland (New Zealand)
and for the EU parliament in Brussels. Her first nautical internship was on a
container ship. Langosch has held various positions on AIDA ships over the past
"I'm proud to work at a company that promotes the
careers of young women and that has made it possible for me pursue my dream
profession. I look forward to my new role as captain on board AIDAsol and am
aware of the great responsibility," says Langosch.
With a length of 253 meters and width of 32 meters,
AIDAsol is one of 12 ships in the AIDA fleet and currently travels between the
Canary Islands and Madeira. On March 25, 2018, Captain Langosch will be
navigating the ship to Hamburg. From here, the ship will depart on April 7,
2018, for Northern Europe and Norway.
AIDA Cruises currently employs 14 female nautical
officers on board its fleet. With tailored, collaborative training and a dual
study program in partnership with the University of Wismar, AIDA Cruises offers
an innovative educational concept for nautical science in Warnemünde.
More information on the company and career
opportunities can be found at www.aida-jobs.de.
AIDA cruises can be booked at travel agencies, with the AIDA Customer Center at
+49 (0) 381 / 20 27 07 07, and at www.aida.de.