Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

Youth interest in Shipping means sector needs to respond

Youth interest in Shipping means sector needs to respond
Beth Carter left and Sue Terpilowski President WISTA UK From hundreds of photos and essays, winners of the Wista UK 2016 Came by SHIP competition have just been announced in London. The photo and essay competition was organised by WISTA UK through its Came by Ship campaign (inconjunction with Seavision)...
March 29th, 2017 | Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races

Mini Transat: the most feminine of offshore races
–       Ten women intend to be at the start on 1 October –       Wide-ranging ambitions –       Prestigious elders  Decidedly, the Mini Transat is not an event like any other. In the offshore racing world, where women often struggle to carve out a niche for themselves,...
March 20th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus 4th AGM held on the 19th of January, 2017, in Limassol, Cyprus.

WISTA Cyprus 4th AGM held on the 19th of January, 2017, in Limassol, Cyprus.
l to r: Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. (WISTA Cyprus New Board 2017)Photo Credit: Whiteleaf Pictures The Agenda of the AGM included an address by the President of WISTA Cyprus, Ms....
January 26th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment
… The WISTA Hellas 2016 Annual Forum brought key players from the Greek and international shipping community together for an animated panel discussion on the uncertainty dominating the global market at Intercontinental Hotel in Athens on Thursday 8 December. More than 300 shipping professionals...
December 21st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role

Seahealth briefs WISTA Denmark guests on its widening role
l to r: Søren Philip Sørensen, Anne Ries, Connie S. Gehrt “It’s all about people” – this was the fundamental message describing the role of Seahealth, a private organisation serving the maritime industry, from its managing director Connie Gehrt, to an invited group of members of WISTA Denmark. Ms...
December 21st, 2016 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, News, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Smart Ships. Smart Ideas. Smarter Working.

Smart Ships. Smart Ideas. Smarter Working.
Sue Terpilowski OBE (LONDON, 23 NOVEMBER 2016) Smart ships are likely to be carrying cargoes within 10 years but all in the logistics chain need to adapt in order to make good use of the new technology and the huge amount of data that will be available as a result. According to Sue Terpilowski,...
November 23rd, 2016 | Comment, Logistics, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Indian sea captain receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Indian sea captain receives 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya receiving the award from the Secretary-General of the IMO Kitack Lim in the presence of India’s acting High Commissioner Dinesh Patnalk The Master of an oil tanker who says she was “just doing her job” has received the...
November 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, IMO, News, People and Places, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Sets Sail into the Future

WISTA Sets Sail into the Future
Andrea J Sterling of WISTA Canada presenting her winner, Mr. Rod Jones, President and CEO of the CSL Group. Annual General Meeting & International Conference Highlights Industry, Leadership and Growth November 17, 2016 – More than two hundred and twenty-five shipping and trading executives from...
November 17th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women shipping executives launch WISTA Bermuda

Women shipping executives launch WISTA Bermuda
BSMA Chair and BDA Board member Paul Scope; BSMA Board member and WISTA Bermuda President Angelique Burgess; Minister Gibbons; Jeanne Grasso of WISTA International; BSMA Board member Michael Smyth; WISTA Bermuda Vice-President Marilyn Feldman; and BSMA Board member John O’Kelly-Lynch. Picture credits...
October 21st, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus and Cass’ “Energy Economics and Shipping” event

WISTA Cyprus and Cass’ “Energy Economics and Shipping” event
Professor Tamvakis with WISTA Cyprus members. Photo credit: Whiteleaf Pictures WISTA Cyprus has recently organised a Training Course for its members with the title “Energy Economics and Shipping”, hosting the renowned Professor Michael Tamvakis from Cass Business School, City University in London. Professor...
October 19th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The OSCAR Campaign

The OSCAR Campaign
Hello All, The OSCAR Campaign (one of Wista UK’s Charity of the Year) Next Friday, 16th September, we are hoping that we will be able to celebrate having raised £1.5m for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Can I tempt you to sponsor the Spinnaker boat in the third OSCAR Dragon Boat...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

SRA launches Women in Reinsurance Sub Committee‏

SRA launches Women in Reinsurance Sub Committee‏
Friday, 2 September 2016 – The Singapore Reinsurers’ Association (SRA) today hosted a lunch reception to mark the official launch of its new Women in Reinsurance (WiRE) Sub-Committee, whose mission is to offer support to women in the reinsurance industry and actively encourage them to develop their...
September 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Brazil launched

WISTA Brazil launched
WISTA Brazil: A fact! WISTA Brazil Formed as 36th National WISTA Association Planting Date Trees Leads to a Productive Harvest August 25, 2016 – Karin Orsel, President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) announced the formation of the 36th National WISTA Association...
August 25th, 2016 | HR, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Breakthrough genetic test…

Breakthrough genetic test…
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Breakthrough genetic test reveals genetic diseases associated with ultrasound abnormalities in the embryo An innovative test reveals the genetic disorder in a fetus when the 1st or 2nd trimester ultrasound reveals abnormal findings. The test is called Fetalis®, the first...
July 26th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine

Prof. C.G.Pangalos elected corresponding member of the French National Academy of Medicine
Prof. Constantinos G. Pangalos Professor Constantinos Pangalos is elected Corresponding Member of the French National Academy of Medicine The distinguished medical geneticist Constantinos C. Pangalos*, who has served as Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the Medical Faculty of Necker-Enfants...
July 26th, 2016 | Academia, Awards, Health and Safety, Medical, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”

Spain and Argenitina in support of the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Lic. Horacio G. Vázquez and Mr. Rafael Rodríguez The Director General of the Spanish Merchant Marine and the IMO Maritime Ambassador held a meeting with the Director of the Maritime Museum “Ing. Cervino from the National Nautical School “Manuel Belgrano”...
July 23rd, 2016 | Books, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMarEST’s first female president appointed

IMarEST’s first female president appointed
Jane Smallman CSci CMarSci FIMarEST Jane Smallman CSci CMarSci FIMarEST was appointed 114th President of the IMarEST at its 127th Annual General Meeting held in March. Jane is the first woman to hold the position in the Institute’s 127-year history. Recapping on her distinguished career, after gaining...
May 6th, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, IMarEST, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Port of Durban appoints its first female Deputy Harbour Master

Port of Durban appoints its first female Deputy Harbour Master
Pinky Zungu has again made history with her appointment as Transnet National Ports Authority’s first black female Deputy Harbour Master – Nautical for the Port of Durban. Picture credits to Philip Wilson – Logico Creative Solutions [DURBAN, South Africa, 28/04/2016]  One of the first three women...
April 28th, 2016 | HR, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Converges in Sri Lanka

WISTA Converges in Sri Lanka
Karin Orsel- President of WISTA International, Photo credit: Lena Gothberg Asian Shipping Conference and WISTA Leadership Connect  April 22, 2016  Colombo, Sri Lanka will be the venue for a gathering of global WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) Executive Committee and...
April 25th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Hellas AGM and elections 2016

WISTA Hellas AGM and elections 2016
WISTA Hellas BoD 2016-2018: l to r: Elpi Petraki, Maria Mavroudi, Angie Hartmann, Ioanna Topaloglou, Maria Angelidou 21st Annual General Assembly The 21st Annual General Assembly of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association) Hellas took place on Wednesday, 6 April, 2016 at the...
April 25th, 2016 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Another accolade for Dorothea Ioannou

Another accolade for Dorothea Ioannou
Dorothea Ioannou Dorothea was nominated for Cypriot business woman of the year at the Cypriot Madame Figaro Awards 2015! Although the award was won by Klelia Vassileiou, all the nominees were stellar professionals and the fact that Dorothea was nominated is a great achievement. The ceremony took place...
April 15th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Hellas Dinner Dance 2016

WISTA Hellas Dinner Dance 2016
l to r: Marina Papaioannou, Maria Mavroudi, Angie Hartmann, Dorothea Ioannou and Ioanna Topaloglou- picture credits Katerina Nomikou On Friday, 18 March 2016, the annual Gala Dinner of our Association took place at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Hotel, with the gathering of 250 members and...
April 1st, 2016 | Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Southampton – launch of an exciting new chapter for WISTA UK

Southampton – launch of an exciting new chapter for WISTA UK
Southampton launch networking The South East represents more than 20% of the UK maritime industry. Recognising the significance of the South East to the maritime sector and building on the success of its Liverpool chapter, WISTA UK is evolving and has now added Southampton to its list of regional branches. The...
March 18th, 2016 | Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More