Archive for the ‘WISTA – Women in Shipping’ Category

Out of the Office – notebook story to stop email overload

Dr. Monica Seeley Out of the Office – notebook story to stop email overload – by Dr. Monica Seeley* You receive an Out of Office Message, what is your natural reaction next time you want to email that person?  Aside from a touch of jealously as they are on leave and have escaped the daily...
June 16th, 2012 | IT and Communications, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTAs knows best for success!

WISTAs  knows best for success!
Matina Dede, Rea Metropoulou and Elftheria Magiafi from WISTA-Hellas with WISTA-Cyprus' President Despina Panagiotou-Theodosiou Last Thursday, at the Margi Hotel’s poolside in Vouliagmeni – south seaside-suburbs of Attica, over 350 members and staunch supporters of WISTA Hellas joined in...
June 12th, 2012 | Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA China ready to play its part on the global maritime stage

WISTA China ready to play its part on the global maritime stage
Kejia Yao New association reaches out from its Shanghai base China is set to become a major new force in the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association. By James Brewer. WISTA China is little more than six months old, but its enthusiastic supporters are laying the groundwork for early expansion,...
May 13th, 2012 | Comment, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Katharina Stanzel steps up as INTERTANKO’s Managing Director

Katharina Stanzel steps up as INTERTANKO’s Managing Director
New MD and five years strategic plan herald new era for INTERTANKO INTERTANKO’s Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of its current Deputy Managing Director, Katharina Stanzel, as Managing Director of INTERTANKO effective 1st July 2012.  The Council noted with pleasure that Joe Angelo will...
May 11th, 2012 | Intertanko, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The American Club’s charitable initiation

The American Club’s charitable initiation
• AMERICAN CLUB TO HELP THE NEEDY IN GREECE • Initiative Linked with Three Charities • Campaign Launch on the Eve of Posidonia 2012 The American P&I Club is this month launching an ambitious initiative aimed at feeding 100 needy families for 100 days in embattled Greece, as well as supporting...
May 9th, 2012 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, P and I Clubs, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Corporate Look: A Woman’s Basics

Corporate Look: A Woman’s Basics
by Elena Sendona Growing up in a world less dominated by men but still driven by their ambition and will, women are usually told to dress like the opposite sex, in an effort to fit more into a leader’s costume. The so-called ‘power suit’ caries with it all these qualities required when somebody...
May 5th, 2012 | Breaking News, Fashion, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Hellas new BoD

WISTA-Hellas new BoD
l to r: Matina Dede, Eleftheria Magiafi, Rea Metropoulou, Angie Hartman, Dorothea Ioannou The 17th Annual General Assembly of WISTA Hellas took place on Wednesday 4th April 2012 at the Metropolitan Hotel during which General Elections were held to appoint the new Board of Directors and the new Auditing...
May 4th, 2012 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

The Irene Rosberg’s interview

The Irene Rosberg’s interview
  Irene Rosberg Education, knowledge, training, mentorship or whatever you think of around these matters, is obviously what Irene Rosberg devoted her life for nearly 12 years, ensuring the quality of these ingredients, all of which comprise this educational umbrella for quality, in creating the...
April 25th, 2012 | Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA Hellas Charity Event 2012

WISTA Hellas Charity Event 2012
l to r: Anna-Maria Monigioudi, Eleftheria Magiafi, Maria Alexandraki, Jenny Pournara, Eugenia Saridou - the leaving BoD of WISTA-HellasIn light of the international financial recession, the continuing shipping crisis, the local political instability and the forthcoming national elections; the departing...
April 20th, 2012 | Charity, Events, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Irene Rosberg elected president of WISTA Denmark

Irene Rosberg elected president of WISTA Denmark
Irene Rosberg Irene Rosberg, recognized as one of the most influential women in the shipping industry, has been elected as president of WISTA Denmark, and has pledged to reinforce the association’s standing in the international scene. WISTA Denmark is one of the largest and most active constituents...
April 17th, 2012 | WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Perfect beaching.- <-- (full stop and period!)

Perfect beaching.-
The panel - on a l to r basis: Dr. Nikos Mikelis, Katy Ware, Paul Gunton, Jim Davis and Ingvild Jenssen John Faraclas reports from WISTA-UK’s  4th Annual debate to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2012 As I have been heavily involved since 1980 with the creation1  of the perfect Scrap...
March 20th, 2012 | Events, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Six plus three ‘Universal Greek’ fashion designers

Six plus three ‘Universal Greek’ fashion designers
A full house at the Great Hall of the Hellenic centre, exceptionaly eager to see and listen fashion issues The World might think that Greeks marvel only in shipping and trading with a bit of touristic flavour; that’s not true. Following the world’s unique classic business success in the Maritime...
March 19th, 2012 | Charity, Exhibitions, Fashion, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

UN Secretary General’s Message on International Women’s Day Thu, Mar 8, 2012

UN Secretary General’s Message on International Women’s Day Thu, Mar 8, 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-mooon International Womn’s Day – The UN Secretary-General’s message: Gender equality and the empowerment of women are gaining ground worldwide. There are more women Heads of State or Government than ever, and the highest proportion of women serving as...
March 8th, 2012 | News, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Understand​ing the African framework for maritime business –

– Understanding the African framework for maritime business: a top Nigerian lawyer explains the essentials in her new book. By James Brewer – Africa’s fast growing role in global shipping, energy and trading makes it essential for practitioners around the world to immerse themselves in...
February 28th, 2012 | Books, Legal, Maritime Education and Training, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Somali piracy: the quest for a solution continues

Somali piracy: the quest for a solution continues
 – James Brewer reports from last Wednesday’s WISTA-UK Piracy lecture – George Kiourktsoglou It will soon be two years since the cargoship “Iceberg I” was hijacked off Somalia with 24 crew members. The ship is watched over by 50 pirates, and some say has been abandoned...
February 10th, 2012 | Events, Piracy and Terrorism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

WISTA-Hellas 2012 Vassilopitta

WISTA-Hellas 2012 Vassilopitta
Jenny Pournara, Anna-Maria Monogioudi, Eleftheria Magiafi, Maria Alexandraki and Eugenia Saridou On January 26th, WISTA-Hellas members gathered for an evening of celebration at the Dionysos Restaurant below the night-lit Acropolis for the traditional cutting of the New Year’s Vassilopitta. On cutting...
February 9th, 2012 | News, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Barriers to female recruitment and retention as deck officers in today’s UK Merchant Navy

Where have All The Women Gone? This unique WISTA-UK event took place last week at Reed Smith’s Broadgate Tower in the heart of the Square Mile.  Allaboutshipping’s Lilian Evgenides was there reporting that: “the event was focused on the barriers to female recruitment and retention...
December 6th, 2011 | Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CARBON POSITIVE launches programme for Shipowners and Operators

Elena Athoussaki Practical emissions management support is intended to future proof against regulation and reduce costs now Carbon Positive, the leading carbon management consultancy for the maritime sector, has launched its Carbon Positive Programme for Ships (CPPS). The programme, which is specifically...
November 15th, 2011 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Shipping Scholar-Ships

Shipping Scholar-Ships
Postgraduate students have been honoured with prestigious scholarships from the City Law School of City University London. The award is given to graduates and professionals and graduates committed to careers related to International Commercial Law. The £12, 500 scholarship is awarded to a student of...
October 10th, 2011 | Featured, News, People and Places, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More