Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

Chile joins WISTA-International

Chile joins WISTA-International
Despina Panayiotou – Theodosiou, WISTA International president and Tototheo Maritime Co CEO CHILE JOINS WISTA INTERNATIONAL The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International continues to grow worldwide, welcoming Chile to the global network of executive women...
February 20th, 2019 | Charity, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum

WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum
WISTA Cyprus hosts CrewingCyprus 2019 Forum WISTA Cyprus announces their 3rd annual shipping forum. The forum’s theme for 2019 is “CrewingCyprus 2019” and it will be held on 20th of March, 2019, at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, offering free admission to all participants. CrewingCyprus 2019, will...
February 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 100 individuals for 2018
Simos P.  Palios The www.allaboutshipping.co.uk  top 100 Shipping and shipping related individuals for 2018 Following a special survey conducted by AllAboutShipping’s team we are pleased to offer you a comprehensive list including as much as possible  all of Shipping’ s professions… Running...
February 17th, 2019 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO’s gender programme: new logo to increase visibility for women in maritime

IMO’s gender programme: new logo to increase visibility for women in maritime
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a new logo for its Women in Maritime programme, as part of its mission to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Programme lead Helen Buni said: “The IMO Women...
February 8th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity

Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity
. Fixing the Flawed Approach to Diversity  Company leaders must acknowledge their blind spots, respond to the needs of diverse groups, and focus on the measures that really work.  CLICK TO READ MORE FURTHER READING Two...
January 20th, 2019 | HR, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Crowley Promotes Tiffanny King and Jeannie Stewart to Vice Presidents, People Services

Crowley Promotes Tiffanny King and Jeannie Stewart to Vice Presidents, People Services
l to r: Crowley’s Tiffanny King and Jeannie Stewart (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; January 17, 2019) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today the promotion of Tiffanny King and Jeannie Stewart to the positions of vice president of People Services. While each has different areas of focus, both will ultimately...
January 17th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ongoing partnership to empower port women

Ongoing partnership to empower port women
.. More women are joining the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry. To encourage this trend, IMO is supporting a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities entitled. Twenty-seven women from 18 developing countries* are taking part in the two-week “Women...
November 22nd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?

Diversity – does it matter in shipping?
Professor Averil Macdonald OBE Diversity – does it matter in shipping? by  Professor Averil Macdonald OBE, DSc, D.Univ, FInstP, FRSA. Emeritus Professor University of Reading, Senior Warden Worshipful Company of Fuellers. Organisations of all sizes across every industry sector are scrutinising their...
November 21st, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Comment, Communication, Featured, HR, Insight, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today with all other dry indices in red… Geopolitics more than crucial given the MIGRANTS, BREXIT, Italy et al… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI  lost seven and now stand at 1,050 points… A double digit loss for...
November 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award

GAC Group P&I expert wins Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award
Meena Mathews, GAC Group’s Regional Manager P&I – Middle East, receives the Women Professional Excellence for P&I Claims Management award from H.E. Fareed Lutfi, The Secretary General, Emirates Insurance Association & The Secretary General, Gulf Insurance Association and Sohan Roy, Founder...
November 19th, 2018 | Awards, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members

WISTA International Elects New Executive Board Members
… WISTA International Elects New Board Members and Honors 2018 Personality of the Year October 30, 2018 – Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Connie Roozen, Director of C&B More (WISTA the Netherlands) as Treasurer and Angie Hartmann, Vice...
October 30th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Denmark’s Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs confirmed as speaker

Denmark’s Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs confirmed as speaker
Denmark’s Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Rasmus Jarlov Denmarks new maritime mega event in Copenhagen can now report that Denmark’s Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Rasmus Jarlov is now confirmed as speaker at Copenhagen Shipping Summit.   The...
October 29th, 2018 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s ExCo

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s  ExCo
WISTA’s ExCo on a l to r basis with Sanjam Gupta, Diane Edwards, Rachel Lawton,  Naa Densua Aryeetey, Jeanne Grasso and WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou – missing is Katerina Stathopoulou Angie Hartmann  is elected for WISTA International’s ExCo and Sanjam...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag

Women at WISTA 2018 who fly the education flag
Monika Lemajic, Irene Rosberg and Monica Kohli What an exceptional encounter we had during the main day in Tromsø, Norway, of the WISTA 2018 AGM and Conference! Serendipity is always the name of the game for us in the media and we continue to be blessed by Lady Luck! During our week-long stay in Tromsø...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Interviews, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Kathy Metcalf wins WISTA International Personality of the year 2018

Kathy Metcalf wins WISTA International Personality of the year 2018
… the moment she heard the announcement At a full house in Ishavet Conference Room at the Scandic Ishavhotel in Tromsø, Kathy Metcalf is announced as the winner of this year’s WISTA International Personality of the year! A very touching moment as we managed to get this down to earth woman’s...
October 24th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Organisations, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

A “sustained” fall with the BDI@1,577 …and WISTA 2018 event gets under way!

A “sustained” fall with the BDI@1,577  …and WISTA 2018  event gets under way!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points – an expected scenario so to speak – see our yesterday’s hint, and all things being equal expect the unexpected… Geopolitics with the fall of oil and other hiccups become interesting whilst the WISTA International AGM and Conference begins...
October 23rd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

No sustainability for the BDI@1579…

No sustainability for the BDI@1579…
John Faraclas The BDI clinched just three points earlier on today and look vulnerable for an imminent fall; geopolitics continue to be messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 66 points keeping the BDI afloat and now stands at 2,296; CAUTION! Losses for the Panamaxes’ BPI  now...
October 22nd, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Stranded BDI@1,576… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics

Stranded BDI@1,576… Mixed Wets and Messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 11 points up since yesterday at 1,576 which is though minus three points down since last week’s 1,579 points! Mixed Wets with the Dirties improving… Geopolitics a liability for all in a bankrupt Planet Ocean – most issues which...
October 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter

ABP backs Women in Maritime Charter
From left: Henrik Pedersen with Nusrat Ghani, the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, at the launch event UK port operator Associated British Ports (ABP) has thrown its weight behind a new initiative focused on recruiting more women into the maritime sector. The company has...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018
Bjørg Ekornrud, President, WISTA Norway The international WISTA AGM & Conference 23-26 October 2018 in Tromsø, Norway Dear WISTA-members, dear friends! Welcome to the WISTA 2018 Conference website. We are proud and excited to host the international WISTA AGM and Conference in Tromsø – Norway’s...
October 9th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

MAJ Deputy DG to Chair IMO sub-committee

MAJ Deputy DG to Chair IMO sub-committee
Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ), has been elected chairman of an important sub-committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). An experienced maritime professional,...
October 1st, 2018 | Flags, IMO, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Portugal joins WISTA International

Portugal joins WISTA International
Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou September 18, 2018 – The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) continues to grow worldwide, welcoming Portugal to the global network of executive women in shipping. The launch of WISTA Portugal was announced this week by Ana Paula...
September 18th, 2018 | Associations, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

From sea to shore and shipping law

From sea to shore and shipping law
Helene Peter-Davies Helene Peter-Davies is the first British female Master Mariner to become Partner in a law firm. Her fascinating career has spanned almost three decades, with twelve years at sea. Spinnaker Global’s Managing Director, Teresa Peacock, finds out how Helene got into law, her thoughts...
September 6th, 2018 | HR, Interviews, Legal, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Panama

WISTA International Welcomes WISTA Panama
WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou WISTA INTERNATIONAL WELCOMES WISTA PANAMA Panama joins global network of executive women in shipping The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) International has reactivated WISTA Panama as a National WISTA...
August 27th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More