Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus

“Braindancing Via AdaptAgility” by WISTA Cyprus
The Board of WISTA Cyprus with the trainer and representation from WISTA Hellas. From left to right Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Anna Pittalis, Gina Panayiotou, Maria Angelidou, Tassoula Tsakanias, Dilip Mukerjea, Anna Vourgos, Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Yvonne Tsanos, Koula Louka. Photo Credit: Whiteleaf...
June 8th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ICS-WISTA Scholarship

ICS-WISTA Scholarship
Julie Lithgow and Karin Orsel June 7, 2017—London, UK—Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (The Institute) are partnering to increase the professional competence and enhance educational opportunities for women in the...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Scholarships, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the WISTA-Med conference

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the WISTA-Med conference
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón delivering his speech Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife participated in the WISTA MED CONFERENCE, held in Madrid The events took place in the auditorium of the Madrid Bar Association, together with the WISTA MED...
June 6th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese

The BDI@830, geopolitics and climate change: …all your swans are geese
John Faraclas Now then, how does it feels financially for the investors as they see the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) standing at 830 points– minus 20 since yesterday and 62 since last Friday the 26th of May? John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost 56 points and the BCI 2014 stands at...
June 2nd, 2017 | Academia, Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Environment, Events, Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy

The BDI@850; widened losses whilst Geopolitics are dodgy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 28 points earlier on and things are only rosy for the very powerful few! Geopolitics in total disarray with …NO Climate Change. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: So, what can save the markets,...
June 1st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation
IMRF members conducting search and rescue The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focussed on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa Crossley will be its new Chief Executive. Theresa will join IMRF in October this year, when...
May 22nd, 2017 | Person Profiles, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Greek International Women Awards

The Greek International Women Awards
… The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) is a non-profit project, which wishes to recognise and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origination, who are spread across the globe, from Greece...
May 22nd, 2017 | Awards, Charity, Events, HR, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou receiving the award from Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India and Dr. Harbeen Arora, Global Chairperson of the Women Economic Forum. Limassol, 11 May 2017 – Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou*, CEO of TOTOTHEO...
May 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference

MARPOL deficiencies in the Caribbean topic of Cayman Conference
Carleen Lyden-Kluss of NAMEPA, Sherice Arman of Maples and Calder, and Dr. Pauline Yearwood of CARICOM MARPOL Conference in Cayman Islands Explores Future Implementation in Caribbean a Concern May 4, 2017—Grand Cayman was the site of a pivotal conference on “Implementing MARPOL in the Caribbean”...
May 4th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Hellas Annual Gala Dinner – year on year even more successful!

WISTA Hellas Annual Gala Dinner – year on year even more successful!
On Saturday, 1 April 2017, the annual Gala Dinner of our Association took place at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, with the gathering of more than 250 members and friends. Amongst our guests were Mrs. Daifa, Vice Mayor for Culture of Piraeus Municipality, the Ambassador of Panama Mrs. Liakopoulos de Papadikis,...
April 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch

Kallichoron Sunday Brunch
The Kallichoron team Last Sunday found us in Piraeus, attending the brunch hosted by Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel introducing us to local tastes and handmade delicacies of the beautiful island of Astypalea. The event took place at a fully functional event venue with modern aesthetics “Proorismos...
April 8th, 2017 | Events, Food and Drink, Maritime Tourism, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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