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Captain Londy Ngcobo

Tagline: Inspirational Speaker

Speaker Highlights

  • Trailblazing Leadership: Captain Londy Ngcobo’s groundbreaking achievements as Africa’s First Female Dredge Master underscore her role as a pioneer in the maritime industry.
  • Educational Advocacy: Through initiatives like Global Maritime Youth, Captain Ngcobo is committed to nurturing the next generation of maritime professionals, fostering a culture of inclusivity and diversity.
  • Industry Innovation: Captain Ngcobo’s pursuit of advanced training in dredging from the Netherlands IHC exemplifies her dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation within the maritime domain.
  • Advocacy for Diversity: As an advocate for gender equality and diversity, Captain Ngcobo’s presence on the global stage amplifies the voices of underrepresented groups within the maritime industry.
  • Impactful Speaking: Captain Ngcobo’s engaging speaking style and profound insights make her a sought-after keynote speaker, leaving a lasting impression on audiences worldwide.

Keynote Topics


  • Resilience & Reinvention – Overcoming hardships and finishing strong.


  • Women Events, Women in Business, and Women in Leadership

ABANDON SHIP – The Captain goes down with the ship.

  • Leadership – Vulnerability, Bravery, Courage.


  • Embracing Change & Transformation Breakthrough, Innovation & Creativity


  • Diversity & Inclusion, Communication, Workplace culture, Teamwork & team building

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Travels From:

  • Durban, KZN

Fee Range:

  • Fee Range: 35,001 - 50,000



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Captain Londy Ngcobo is a distinguished figure in the maritime industry, acclaimed as a Global Ship Navigator and Africa’s First Female Dredge Master. Her unwavering passion for unlocking Africa’s oceanic potential has defined her illustrious career spanning over 13 years. With a robust educational background in Maritime Studies and extensive experience in International Merchant shipping, […]

Captain Londy Ngcobo is a distinguished figure in the maritime industry, acclaimed as a Global Ship Navigator and Africa’s First Female Dredge Master. Her unwavering passion for unlocking Africa’s oceanic potential has defined her illustrious career spanning over 13 years. With a robust educational background in Maritime Studies and extensive experience in International Merchant shipping, Captain Ngcobo has honed her expertise to become a trailblazer in her field.

Notably, she holds advanced credentials in dredging from the Netherlands IHC, setting a precedent for excellence in her industry. Formerly serving as the Maritime Compliance Manager for Transnet National Ports Authority, Captain Ngcobo has wielded her influence to instigate positive change within maritime regulations and standards.

Moreover, she is the visionary Founder of Global Maritime Youth and serves as the esteemed Chief Executive of Womaritime Experts, a renowned consulting firm specializing in the shipping industry.

This remarkable journey has earned Captain Londy Ngcobo the fitting moniker, “The Black Mermaid,” symbolizing her profound connection to the seas and her unparalleled leadership in navigating the maritime landscape.

Captain Londy Ngcobo | Inspirational

Detailed Background and Expertise:

Captain Londy Ngcobo’s expertise is multifaceted, reflecting her comprehensive understanding of the maritime domain. With a foundation in Maritime Studies, she has traversed the globe, accumulating invaluable experience in International Merchant shipping. Her tenure in the Netherlands, where she pursued advanced training in dredging, exemplifies her commitment to acquiring specialized knowledge to drive innovation in her field.

As the former Maritime Compliance Manager for Transnet National Ports Authority, Captain Ngcobo played a pivotal role in ensuring adherence to maritime regulations, fostering a culture of safety and efficiency within port operations. Her astute leadership and unwavering dedication to excellence have garnered recognition both locally and internationally.

In addition to her corporate roles, Captain Ngcobo is deeply invested in empowering the next generation of maritime professionals. Through her initiatives such as Global Maritime Youth, she advocates for inclusivity and diversity within the industry, inspiring aspiring maritime professionals to pursue their dreams fearlessly.

Reasons to Book Captain Londy Ngcobo:

  1. Expert Insight: Captain Ngcobo brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to any event, offering unparalleled insights into the maritime industry and Africa’s oceanic potential.
  2. Inspiring Leadership: As a pioneering figure in her field, Captain Ngcobo’s journey serves as a source of inspiration for audiences worldwide, motivating them to overcome barriers and pursue excellence in their endeavors.
  3. Relevant Expertise: In an era of increasing focus on sustainable development and maritime security, Captain Ngcobo’s expertise is both timely and essential, offering practical solutions to pressing challenges.
  4. Engaging Speaker: With her dynamic presence and captivating storytelling, Captain Ngcobo captivates audiences, leaving a lasting impression long after the event concludes.
  5. Diverse Perspective: As Africa’s First Female Dredge Master, Captain Ngcobo brings a unique perspective to the table, enriching discussions on diversity, gender equality, and the future of the maritime industry.

Why Book Through Speakers Inc:

Booking Captain Londy Ngcobo through Speakers Inc ensures a seamless and professional experience for event planners. As a reputable speakers bureau, Speakers Inc is dedicated to matching clients with top-tier talent, ensuring that every event is a resounding success. With a meticulous selection process and personalized service, Speakers Inc takes the stress out of event planning, allowing clients to focus on delivering an unforgettable experience for their audience.


Captain Londy Ngcobo’s journey from humble beginnings to becoming a trailblazer in the maritime industry is a testament to her resilience, passion, and unwavering commitment to excellence. As a Global Ship Navigator and Africa’s First Female Dredge Master, she embodies the spirit of innovation and leadership, inspiring audiences worldwide to chart their own course towards success. With her expertise, vision, and infectious enthusiasm, Captain Ngcobo continues to leave an indelible mark on the maritime landscape, earning her the well-deserved title of “The Black Mermaid.”

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