Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

Stella Marks on founding WISTA

Stella Marks on founding WISTA
Stella Marks, Managing Director of Star Broking Services Ltd Stella Marks on founding WISTA Spinnaker’s Teresa Peacock meets Stella Marks, Managing Director of Star Broking Services Ltd, one of the founders of WISTA (The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association), to talk about the...
June 24th, 2019 | Interviews, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”

WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands”
Mrs. Koula Louca, Ms Tassoula Tsakania, Mrs Helen Joannou Chrysostomou, Mrs Natasa Pilides, Mrs Anna Vourgos, Mrs Uta Steffen, Mrs Natalia Bury and Ms Gina Panagiotou. Photo credits: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus host annual dinner on “The Sands” WISTA Cyprus (Women’s International...
June 23rd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International Honored With Silver Bell Award

WISTA International Honored With Silver Bell Award
. WISTA International Honored With Silver Bell Award The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) honored Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) with the 2019 Silver Bell Award at the 42nd Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Chelsea...
June 11th, 2019 | Awards, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BMT Chief Executive Sarah Kenny appointed OBE for services to Maritime Industries and Diversity

BMT Chief Executive Sarah Kenny appointed OBE for services to Maritime Industries and Diversity
BMT Chief Executive Sarah Kenny BMT Chief Executive Sarah Kenny appointed OBE for services to Maritime Industries and Diversity (TEDDINGTON, U.K., 8 JUNE 2019 at 0700 BST) – Sarah Kenny, Chief Executive of BMT, has been appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2019 Queen’s...
June 8th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women in Shipping Summit at LISW19

Women in Shipping Summit at LISW19
.. Latest news from London International Shipping Week Women in Shipping Summit at LISW19 The Women in Shipping Summit, the first ever event 100% dedicated to professional development for women in the maritime industry, to be hosted during London International Shipping Week 2019. The event is focused...
June 6th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA MED Conference 2019: “Turbulence or fair winds in the Med?”

WISTA MED Conference 2019:  “Turbulence or fair winds in the Med?”
WISTA MED CONFERENCE 2019 “Turbulence or fair winds in the Med?” More than 130 representatives of the shipping community from Greece and the Mediterranean countries gathered at the Hotel Costa Navarino, Pylos Messinia, from 23 to 25 May, for WISTA MED conference 2019. Lively discussions on the conference’s...
June 5th, 2019 | WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*
Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points since yesterday and now reads 1,066… Geopolitics continue to be messy and soon detrimental for all. WISTA Hellas makes s splash with its successful WISTA Med biennial event at Costa Navarino – south west...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hypatia and Theresa May; diversity victims?

Hypatia and Theresa May; diversity victims?
British PM Theresa May Hypatia and Theresa May; diversity victims? Theresa May’s announcement of stepping down “come” at no better time and to no surprise at all here at allaboutsshipping. John Faraclas’ note: As the WISTA Med 2019 Conference was progressing earlier on today and just before the...
May 24th, 2019 | Politics and Government, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award

Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award
Athena Kanellatou giving the award to Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou Tototheo Maritime co-CEO Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou selected for “Best Strategic Communication” Efkranti Award  The Efkranti Awards are presented annually by the renowned Greek publication Naftika Chronika by Gratia Publications....
May 22nd, 2019 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, HR, IT and Communications, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Balancing the maritime recruitment process

Balancing the maritime recruitment process
Nicky Goldsbrough, Director of Corporate Services at Shoreham Port Balancing the maritime recruitment process Finding the right person to recruit is often made doubly difficult with some interview panels failing to understand the importance of gender equality and the benefits it offers in the initial...
May 21st, 2019 | HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA South Africa

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA South Africa
WISTA South Africa are back ! SOUTH AFRICA WELCOMED BACK TO WISTA INTERNATIONAL May 14, 2019 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International welcomed South Africa back into the global network of female managers in shipping. The relaunch of WISTA South...
May 14th, 2019 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA MED 2019 – Call for registrations – secure your place now!

WISTA MED 2019 – Call for registrations – secure your place now!
WISTA MED 2019 – Call for registrations – secure your place now!  Register until May 15th and secure your place! WISTA Med Conference in Peloponnese Greece 23-25 May 2019 Subject: “Turbulence or fair winds in the med” Date: Thursday 23rd May – Saturday 25th May 2019 Place: Costa...
May 8th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess

Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess
John Faraclas Capes’ Market mirage amid growing Geopolitical mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 20 points at 1,031 “thanks” to the unprecedented Capes’ surge. The Geopolitical situation contains to many dangerous issue which will soon prove detrimental for all; John Faraclas’ May Day Mayday...
May 1st, 2019 | BIMCO, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Tips for employers to ensure diversity

Tips for employers to ensure diversity
Teresa Peacock  Tips for employers to ensure diveristy by Teresa Peacock, Managing Director, Spinnaker Global Recruitment Earlier in the year, I blogged about being part of the Women and Work All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and how they are examining the role of women in the workforce. The APPG...
April 30th, 2019 | Comment, HR, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard

Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard
Day of the Seafarer 2019 – # IAmOnBoard  The annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS) will be celebrated on 25 June The 2019 campaign is – I Am On Board with gender equality Throughout 2019 there will be a strong emphasis throughout the maritime world on the importance and value of women within...
April 24th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Gender balance in central banks, The next global recession

Gender balance in central banks, The next global recession
. Gender balance in central banks, The next global recession Commentary: Gender balance in central banks By Danae Kyriakopoulou in Washington One of the oft-cited arguments used to convince organisations to commit to gender diversity is how it benefits decision-making. Applying such analysis to central...
April 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina

Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina
Daphne Anghelidis Dafne Anghelidis – my priorities as new president of WISTA Argentina  Following her election as president of WISTA Argentina, Dafne Anghelidis tells John Faraclas her priorities for the chapter’s work, her assessment of Argentina’s maritime status, and empowering women Congratulations...
April 22nd, 2019 | Insight, Interviews, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day
John Faraclas Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) Was down two points at 726 but gained 15 points since last Friday- 5th of April, 15 (from 711). The Geopolitical turmoil continues on all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: With the “exception” of the...
April 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Argentina new board

WISTA-Argentina new board
WISTA-Argentina’s new board WISTA-Argentina new board Following the recent elections, the new board of WISTA Argentina has as follows: President: Mrs Dafne Anghelidis, owner of Agencia Maritima Intercontinental, Vice-president: Mrs. Maria Belen Espineira, owner of ITL Legal Consultant Law Firm, Secretary:...
April 12th, 2019 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi

Human Rights at Sea Latest News: 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi
Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 2019 Empowering Women Conference Speech by Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi 11th April 2019 London.UK. Attending the 2019 Empowering Women in the Maritime Community conference at the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, Human Rights at Sea legal researcher, Sayedeh Hajar Hejazi, submitted...
April 11th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More