Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity

Anglo-Eastern, ISWAN and WISTA International Publish Booklet Addressing Gender Diversity
l to r: WISTA India President Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta; Director and Principal Anglo-Eastern Maritime Training Centre Capt.Deboo; WISTA International President Ms.Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou; Director General of Shipping in India Dr. Malini Shankar; Chairman Shipping Corporation of India Capt. Anoop Kumar...
January 30th, 2018 | Books, Communication, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Respect and honor in business is our business

Respect and honor in business is our business
Irene K. Notias Respect and honor in business is our business  By Irene K. Notias, Prime Petroleum Services The terms honor, trust, integrity, respect, teamwork, gentlemen’s agreement refer to qualities increasingly missing in today’s bunker business, but nevertheless everyone claims to...
January 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Comment, HR, Insight, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

‘Women in Maritime’ Taskforce established

‘Women in Maritime’ Taskforce established
Sue Terpilowski Maritime UK has established a Taskforce to address fairness, equality and inclusion within the maritime sector. The Taskforce brings together leaders from across the maritime sector to identify practical steps to increase the number of women in maritime, and crucially within senior roles...
January 18th, 2018 | Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities

Blue MBA participant Peggy Høegh Grays looks to An Ocean of Opportunities
Peggy Høegh Grays Peggy Høegh Grays knew at the age of just 12 that she wanted to spend her life in the maritime industry. Her step-father, Henrik Kjaersulf, was a chief steward with the Danish shipowner Rederiet Dannebrog/Nordana Line and had the opportunity to bring Peggy’s mother, Pia, and Peggy...
January 10th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states

WISTA UK event – dual role of flag states
l to r: Hetty Pugh, IRI; Sue Terpilowski, WISTA UK President; Elizabeth Bouchard, John Ramage and John Taverner of IRI; Bridget Hogan, WISTA UK Secretary, and Teresa Peacock, WISTA UK Treasurer. Shipowners call on flag States to assist them in the interpretation of rules and regulations and to provide...
December 19th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?

The BDI@1,619: nosedive, correction or market reality blues…?
John Faraclas Falling Markets at the end of the day is nothing to be afraid of or being a bad thing so to speak, as it separates the wheat from the chaff, particularly as many failed to use the appropriate mechanisms with their risk assessment tools available and contain at worse this eight year old...
December 15th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Clubs, Communication, Education and Training, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony

The first Greek International Women Awards Ceremony
We are delighted to inform you that the inaugural ceremony of the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) 2017, will take place on Saturday 9thDecember 2017 at the British Museum in London. At the event, 11 talented Greek female professionals will be announced as the winners of the GIWA awards, representing...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus – BIMCO seminar 09.11.2017

WISTA Cyprus – BIMCO seminar 09.11.2017
This forthcoming BIMCO seminar provides an overview of the latest developments in BIMCO contracts and cyber security guidelines as well as market forecasting, and will be held on 09 November 2017 at the Columbia Plaza in Limassol The BIMCO update by Peter Grube, Head of Training and the Market Update...
November 2nd, 2017 | Associations, BIMCO, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary
WISTA International Executive Committee October 5, 2017-London, United Kingdom Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime, as International President and Diane Edwards, General Manager People, Systems and Technology...
October 5th, 2017 | Associations, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech

WISTA-International President’s inaugural speech
WISTA-International new president Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou We are pleased to fully quote Despina Panayiotou-Theodosiou’s unique speech,  a very inspiring speech from a true leader who utilises every single avenue to open ways for the next generation and show us that “sky is the limit”....
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award
WISTA Int’l ExCo Member, Katerina Stathopoulou accepted the Safety4Sea Award on behalf of WISTA – picture credits: SAFETY4SEA October 4, 2017-London, United Kingdom It is a great honour to announce that Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been awarded...
October 4th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, People and Places, Story of the Week, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its free fall losing another 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,308 …and the Wets fall too… Geopolitics create a very dangerous environment from which only the very well placed nations, companies and individuals might survive. An Armageddon...
October 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA wins the Sustainability for SAFETY4SEA Award

WISTA wins the Sustainability for SAFETY4SEA Award
What a great evening that was at the Yacht Club of Greece tonight with WISTA wining overwhelming the Sustainability Award!!!!! The highlight is that the campaign of WISTA received record number of votes, exceeding 1,000!!! We bring you herebelow the Award acceptance speech by Katerina’s Stathopoulou...
October 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Triton in Chios

Triton in Chios
Chios’ Maritime Museum It looks like the title of a new novel where the prince of the seas – son of Poseidon – was the protagonist of an adventure in this beautiful Greek island, but not. We´re talking about other Triton: The principal character of children’s books collection...
October 3rd, 2017 | Academia, Books, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean

WiMAC Joins hurricane relief efforts for the Caribbean
  Claudia Grant, President of WiMAC Maritime Women’s Organization Establishes Caribbean Relief Fund “Hurricane Relief Fund Established to Provide Needed Resources”  KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 2 October, 2017. – The Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC), has launched a hurricane relief...
October 2nd, 2017 | Charity, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, News, Oceanology, People and Places, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GIWA countdown

GIWA countdown
Standing: (l to r):Marmo Syrigou, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Joanna Galanis, Georgia Gavriilidou; seated: (l to r): Ioanna Paschalidou, Maria Sarantopoulou, Christina Fotinelli and  Naya Boltetsou The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) have been created to recognize and reward the internationally distinguished...
September 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Female American students explore future of robotics

Saab Seaeye – Female American students explore future of robotics
Taking the Falcon offshore allows students to explore the potential of underwater robotic systems in a practical environment. Female marine-study students are showing a particular interest in electric underwater robotics says Northwestern Michigan College, the first in America to offer a Bachelor of...
September 12th, 2017 | Underwater Shipping, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA 2017 Conference – Only 4 weeks to go!

WISTA 2017 Conference – Only 4 weeks to go!
WISTA CONFERENCE 2017 FUTURE-PROOF MARITIME SOLUTIONS 4 – 6 OCTOBER 2017 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE CLOSING DATE IS THE 15TH OF SEPTEMBER 2017 Not registered yet? Be quick and...
September 7th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women bring reality to London Shipping Week

Women bring reality to London Shipping Week
Sue Terpilowski OBE TECHNOLOGY – DON’T FIGHT IT, EMBRACE IT Women bring reality to London Shipping Week One of the few conferences taking place during LISW 2017 to focus on the big issues facing current global trading and the search for solutions including the human element and how it fits into...
August 24th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

From the Royal Navy to the Catwalks!

From the Royal Navy to the Catwalks!
They are part of a standard naval officer uniform or of today’s nautical look often seen on runway models walking for Balmain, Ralph Lauren, and the likes. The peacoat and the nautical blazer, respectively, are deeply rooted in the British Royal Navy uniforms which gradually served as the template...
August 22nd, 2017 | Fashion, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

VANQUISH TM – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures

VANQUISH TM – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures
… VANQUISH – The new non-invasive, non surgical procedure body contouring procedures by Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki M.D. Dermatologist, Dermatology Microsurgeon, Clinical Fellow Royal Free Hospital Non-invasive body contouring treatment is an ever-expanding category in aesthetics. Today there is an...
August 21st, 2017 | Health and Safety, Insight, Medical, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible

Don’t fight I.T – just be flexible
Sue Terpilowski OBE The human element in new technology will be just as important as IT developments in the shipping world but how will they come together to harmonise this increasingly complex world of automation. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) is to host a...
August 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IT and Communications, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HRAS Interview No. 28: NGO Confronts Abortion Rights at Sea

HRAS Interview No. 28: NGO Confronts Abortion Rights at Sea
Women on Waves in Guatemala 2016 Last year’s Zika virus outbreak saw a dramatic increase in demand for safe abortions in Latin-American countries. The virus can cause foetal brain developmental problems, and data from Women on Web, an NGO that provides access to safe abortions in countries where they...
August 4th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority
Ms Shulami Qalinge Ms Shulami Qalinge has been appointed Chief Executive (CE) of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), becoming the first female CE of the organisation. Qalinge succeeds Mr Richard Vallihu who has been appointed Group Executive: Operational Readiness, Transnet Corporate Centre....
August 1st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More