Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

HRAS Interview No. 28: NGO Confronts Abortion Rights at Sea

HRAS Interview No. 28: NGO Confronts Abortion Rights at Sea
Women on Waves in Guatemala 2016 Last year’s Zika virus outbreak saw a dramatic increase in demand for safe abortions in Latin-American countries. The virus can cause foetal brain developmental problems, and data from Women on Web, an NGO that provides access to safe abortions in countries where they...
August 4th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority

First Woman Chief Executive for Transnet National Ports Authority
Ms Shulami Qalinge Ms Shulami Qalinge has been appointed Chief Executive (CE) of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), becoming the first female CE of the organisation. Qalinge succeeds Mr Richard Vallihu who has been appointed Group Executive: Operational Readiness, Transnet Corporate Centre....
August 1st, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Organisations, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA International shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

WISTA International shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award
July 12, 2017-London, United Kingdom We are pleased to report that Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level. The...
July 12th, 2017 | Awards, Charity, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…

Market’s fall might ignite an unprecedented shipping mess…
John N. Faraclas The BDI lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 847; the Geopolitics too are getting conspicuously messy. John Faraclas’ daily market brief: The Capers lead today’s fall with nearly 100 points loss and the BCI 2014 now reads 901 – down 96 points – about to break below the...
July 5th, 2017 | Awards, Books, Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Story of the Day, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Greenwich celebrates 100 years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service

Greenwich celebrates 100 years of the Women’s Royal Naval Service
The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is celebrating 100 years of the formation of the Woman’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) by launching a special exhibition exploring the lives and experiences of the women who served and trained in Greenwich. Opening on 7 July 2017, the free exhibition spans the period...
July 5th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Books, Charity, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Military, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.

Copenhagen Business School has been honoured at an international ceremony with a major accreditation award.
Andrew Main Wilson, CEO AMBA The Association of MBAs (AMBA) presented representatives of the Copenhagen institution with the 100-years milestone award, recognising its century of achievement. The accolade was bestowed in Dubai, at the AMBA Global Deans and Directors Conference. Among the CBS delegation...
July 5th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

“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