Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018

WISTA Hellas AGM & Elections 2018
l to r: Maria Angelidou, Marsia Ioannidi, Ioanna Topaloglou, Elpi Petraki, Angie Hartmann. WISTA-Hellas -23rd Annual General Assembly The 23rd Annual General Assembly of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association) Hellas took place on Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 at the Athenaeum...
March 29th, 2018 | Associations, News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance 2018 – another successful event

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance  2018 – another successful event
One of the best ever shots from a WISTA-Hellas events On Friday, 16 March 2018, more than 250 WISTA Hellas members and friends gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel for our Association’s annual Gala Dinner. The Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy Mr. Panagiotis Kouroublis was represented...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry

WISTA Americas: Facing the challenges of the shipping industry
WISTA Argentina, a chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, is honoured to issue an invitation to attend WISTA Americas 2018, which will take place at Centro Naval, Room Almirante Brown, in Buenos Aires, on June 18-20, 2018, and to celebrate WISTA Argentina’s fifth...
March 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Declaration on the elimination of violence and harassment against female port workers

Declaration on the elimination of violence and harassment against female port workers
EU SECTORIAL SOCIAL DIALOGUE ON PORTS Whereas non-discrimination and equality between women and men are among the European Union’s founding values; Whereas the SSDCP adopted on 23 October 2014 its recommendations on Women’s Employment in the Port Sector, among which the elimination of discrimination...
March 9th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Health and Safety, Jobs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW

Maritime employers and employees on International Women’s Day 2018 – The Time is NOW
Tim Springett European shipowners and transport workers are jointly marking International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is ‘The...
March 8th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

“Navigating the New Norm” by WISTA Cyprus

“Navigating the New Norm” by WISTA Cyprus
Group photo of all speakers of the forum, the Board of WISTA Cyprus and other WISTA Cyprus and WISTA Hellas members – Photo Credit: Konstantinos Georgiou Photography With great success, WISTA Cyprus, organised its’ annual shipping forum for 2018, themed “Navigating the New Norm,” at the Four...
March 8th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Smart people for smart shipping

Smart people for smart shipping
l to r: Dr. Martin Stopford, Jemima Harris, Dr. Kirsi Tikka and Sue Terpilowski Having looked at various topics of interest in recent months such as China’s emerging One Belt, One Road strategy and the growth of renewables in the global energy mix, Clarksons’ latest special seminar turned its attention...
February 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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