Women in Maritime

  • WISTA : Giving voice to women in shipping

    Liana Kouimtzi is part of a team of four female shipping professionals behind the establishment of the UAE branch of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) in 2022. 

  • Kuantan Port First Female Vessel Traffic...

    Working in a male-dominated industry can be daunting for women as they often face societal expectations of their capabilities. Nevertheless, Pahang-born Sharifah Nornadrah Syed Zubaide has embarked on her journey as the first female Vessel Traffic Information Management System (VTIMS) Operator in Kuantan Port since April 2021.

  • CSA, WiMAC sign MOU to promote maritime...

    The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WiMAC) during its 52nd Annual General Meeting, Conference and Exhibition in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on November 2.

  • IMO and WISTA International launch new speakers...

    Women in maritime are encouraged to inspire, educate and engage audiences by registering as speakers on the new Maritime Speakers Bureau platform, launched by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International).

  • Secretary General of the AMP receives the “...

    The Maritime Award of the Americas 2022, organized by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), in collaboration with the OAS’ Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), includes the category Outstanding Woman in the Port and Maritime Sector, which was awarded this year to the Secretary General of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) Secretary General, Ms Elvia Bustavino. For the Award 8th edition, the Jury –composed by CIP/OAS, CIM/OAS, the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA), HudsonAnalytix, Rightship, the Latin American Society of Marine Oil Terminal Operators and Monobuoys (SLOM) and the Department of Sustainable Development of the OAS- received more than 25 nominations of the highest level from nine countries in North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

  • Securing the industry’s future requires more than...

    By: Elpi Petraki, President, WISTA Hellas

    As technology advances and the shipping industry looks at how it can decarbonise effectively, we hear a lot about “future-proof” solutions. However, in order to truly future-proof the industry we need to understand the needs of seafarers and shore-based staff today so we can effectively invest in the next generation - the industry’s future leaders.

     

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WISTA : Giving voice to women in shipping

Liana Kouimtzi is part of a team of four female shipping professionals behind the establishment of the UAE branch of the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) in 2022. 

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Secretary General of the AMP receives the “Outstanding Woman in the Port and Maritime Sector” award

The Maritime Award of the Americas 2022, organized by the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), in collaboration with the OAS’ Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), includes the category Outstanding Woman in the Port and Maritime Sector, which was awarded this year to the Secretary General of the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) Secretary General, Ms Elvia Bustavino. For the Award 8th edition, the Jury –composed by CIP/OAS, CIM/OAS, the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA), HudsonAnalytix, Rightship, the Latin American Society of Marine Oil Terminal Operators and Monobuoys (SLOM) and the Department of Sustainable Development of the OAS- received more than 25 nominations of the highest level from nine countries in North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

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