Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet

St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet
Liam Ryan St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry to Sponsor a Female Cadet to attend WISTA’s 2020 International Conference In Hamburg The St Kitts and Nevis International Ship Registry (SKANReg) has underlined it commitment to the need for greater gender diversity in the shipping industry by...
March 11th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index

Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index
.. Real-world engagement – better policy-making, Gender Balance Index Tuesday 10 March 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.11.1 Commentary: Real-world engagement, better policies By Carolyn Wilkins in Ottawa The case for diversity and inclusion in central banks is clear. Central bank leaders recognise that welcoming...
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, HR, Markets, Reports, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean
John N. Faraclas Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 616; messy and perplexed Geopolitics coupled with chaotic Coronavirus advances brings down Planet Ocean’s economy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes,...
March 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The power of visibility – IMO launches photo search for women in maritime

The power of visibility – IMO launches photo search for women in maritime
IMO’s gender programme is launching a photo search to build a bank of images of women in maritime. Full Story » Imagine a world where a woman is shown as the expert, the captain, the chief engineer, and the one in control. Though the maritime industry is seeing a shift in diversity and is beginning...
March 9th, 2020 | WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ECSA: Gender diversity and equality of opportunity crucial to attract and retain new talent in the shipping industry

ECSA: Gender diversity and equality of opportunity crucial to attract and retain new talent in the shipping industry
Martin Dorsman ECSA: Gender diversity and equality of opportunity crucial to attract and retain new talent in the shipping industry  Gender equality is at the heart of the EU’s fundamental values for sustainable and inclusive growth. ECSA has a strong track record in working together with its social...
March 8th, 2020 | Anniversaries, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Statement from WISTA on International Women’s Day 2020

Statement from WISTA on International Women’s Day 2020
  Statement from WISTA on International Women’s Day 2020 As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2020, WISTA wishes to thank all our members and supporters around the world. Exactly one year ago, we launched our Diversity & Inclusion Pledge, and we are happy to report that nearly...
March 8th, 2020 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality

Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality
Red Funnel celebrates International Women’s Day with ‘Women in Maritime’ pledge and executive board equality  This Sunday, 8th March, celebrates International Women’s Day as a focal point in the movement for women’s rights to help forge a gender-equal world and celebrate women’s achievements....
March 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Irene Rosberg’s* message for International Women’s Day 2020

Irene Rosberg’s* message for International Women’s Day 2020
Irene Rosberg Irene Rosberg’s* message for International Women’s Day 2020 “The shipping industry is a changing industry, affected by global rules and regulations as well as new emerging technology. It is also a de facto male-dominated industry in need of closing the gender gap. For...
March 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Maritime Education and Training, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Second ESPO gender balance assessment confirms one-third share of women active in ESPO Committee meetings

Second ESPO gender balance assessment confirms one-third share of women active in ESPO Committee meetings
Isabelle Ryckbost Second ESPO gender balance assessment confirms one-third share of women active in ESPO Committee meetings 06 March 2020 On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day (8 March), ESPO publishes the statistics for committee meeting gender balance for 2019. All technical...
March 6th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Trish Skoglund Joins Crowley Fuels to Lead Sales and Supply for Alaska

Trish Skoglund Joins Crowley Fuels to Lead Sales and Supply for Alaska
Trish Skoglund Trish Skoglund Joins Crowley Fuels to Lead Sales and Supply for Alaska (ANCHORAGE, Alaska.; March 5, 2020) ­– Trish Skoglund has been appointed vice president of sales and supply for Crowley Fuels LLC, one of Alaska’s leading petroleum transportation, distribution and sales companies...
March 5th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Energy, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Supply ships, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Elina Papageorgiou named M&O President for UK & Ireland.

Elina Papageorgiou named M&O President for UK & Ireland.
Elina Papageorgiou Elina Papageorgiou named M&O President for UK & Ireland. Key leadership role for highly valued member of South Europe team. 5 March 2020 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has appointed Elina Papageorgiou as its new Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland, commencing on...
March 5th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO

Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO
Katarina Lindström Hempel appoints Katarina Lindström as COO Katarina Lindström will join Hempel as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer from 1 August 2020 and will play a central role in delivering on the company’s ambition to double in size. As Executive Vice President &...
February 27th, 2020 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International welcomes Romania

WISTA International welcomes Romania
Founding members of WISTA Romania with WISTA International ExCo member, Angie Hartmann (at the centre) WISTA International welcomes Romania February 24, 2020 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International officially welcomed Romania to the global network...
February 24th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019

Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard Aleka Sheppard ranked the most empowering woman in the maritime industry in 2019 The London Shipping Law Centre is delighted to announce that Dr Aleka Mandaraka Sheppard, its Founder and Chairman, has been ranked, at the top of the 100 list of remarkable women who have substantially...
February 21st, 2020 | Awards, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019

The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019
Dr. Aleka Mandaraka-Sheppard The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk Top 100 women in Shipping for 2019 2019 was the year devoted to Women in the Shipping Industry: “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was IMO’s theme for World Maritime Day 2019. This year, we …drop our annual lists of Top 100...
February 19th, 2020 | Awards, Breaking News, IMO, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened.

GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened.
.. GIWA 2020: The submission procedure for the international awards has officially opened. A new initiative with a purpose to recognise and promote the professional achievements of Greek women around the world.  The committee of the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA), announces the opening of the...
February 11th, 2020 | Awards, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Palau support women seafarers in new training push

Palau support women seafarers in new training push
.. Palau support women seafarers in new training push Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest growing ship registry to achieve their Certificates of Competency (CoC), Certificate of Proficiency (CoP) and Certificates of Endorsement (CoE) as part of the IMO’s continuing drive...
February 10th, 2020 | Flags, HR, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GIWA 2020 makes waves

GIWA 2020 makes waves
The GIWA Committe on a l to r: Liza Koromila, Iro Koutsioumba, Mary Kate Marioulka, Sofia Konstantopoulou, Maria Hatziaslani, Naya Boltetsou, Fotini Voyiatzi, Sonia Chimona and Ioanna Paschalidou GIWA 2020 makes waves The opening event of the second GIWA Awards took place on Friday, January 17, at Greek...
February 1st, 2020 | Awards, Charity, Communication, Events, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo

Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo
Women in sailing announced as hot new topic for next week’s British Marine Spring Expo At next week’s Expo, British Marine, alongside its new Access to Boating Association, will be hosting a revolutionary participation seminar with leading charity, The Magenta Project, and Sunsail Worldwide Sailing....
January 28th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Sailing, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO

WISTA International signs MOU with the IMO
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim with WISTA Int’nal president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou holding the signed MoU and other IMO and WISTA members and BoD WISTA International signs MOU with the International Maritime Organisation, IMO 27 January 2020, London, UK  WISTA (WISTA) International...
January 27th, 2020 | Events, IMO, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics

Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics
Achilleas Papadionysiou (l) with John Faraclas (r) Another live interview with John Faraclas on Greek and international shipping and geopolitics Following John Faraclas’s June 18th 2018 interview by SBC TV, we continue with yet another live interview he gave on Greek and international shipping, geopolitics,...
January 26th, 2020 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Archaeology, Art and auctions, Awards, Banking, Books, Charity, Climate, Communication, Cruise Industry, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, Food and Drink, Health and Safety, Holidays, Immigration, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Safety and Security, Shipfinance, Technology, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.

WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda.
l to r: Koula Louca, Georgia Demetriou, Natalia Bury, Anna Vourgos, Helen Joannou, Chrysostomou, Monica Potsou. In absence: Gina Panayiotou and Uta SteffenPhoto Credit: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda. WISTA Cyprus...
January 18th, 2020 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community

2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community
.. 2020 – building on a year of action to empower women in the maritime community  “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference

Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference
. Top-Level speakers announced for the ESW 2020 flagships conference European Shipping Week 2020 (ESW2020) is pleased to announce its line-up of high-level industry speakers for its flagship conference to be held at The Hotel in Brussels, on Thursday 20th February 2020. Moderated by Carla Olival, President...
January 15th, 2020 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020

Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020
Ing Maota with Administrator and Panama canal Minister Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta, the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal takes office on 1st January 2020 The appointment Mrs. Ilya Espino de Marotta as the new Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal was announced last February 2019 by the...
January 2nd, 2020 | Canals, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More