An ITF-drafted resolution at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has led to an initiative to increase the number of women working in the maritime sector.
Danish Shipping presents a new initiative aimed at increasing the share of women in Danish shipping companies. Today, the first shipping companies sign a charter that obliges them to actively focus on gender equality.
Just under 20,000 men and just over 3,000 women. This is the distribution of men and women employed in Danish shipping companies.
WISTA Cyprus held its 7th Annual General Meeting and elections, at Columbia Plaza Venue, Limassol. The Agenda of the AGM included an address by President of WISTA Cyprus, Anna Vourgos, coverage of other AGM matters and of course the elections for the positions of Treasurer and Young Board Affiliate.
"Empowering Women in the Maritime Community" was selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2019. This provided an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the SDGs, and to highlight the important contribution of women all over the world to the maritime sector.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) announced that Lori Wheeler has been promoted from director of operations to vice president of the association, beginning immediately. With MIASF since 2014, Wheeler has steadily advanced and continually taken on greater leadership roles and responsibilities, along with publicly representing the association.
Hanne Johansson is Head of Business Development for Shipping & Logistics within the New Markets business at Nasdaq. Hanne’s role is to help customers create value through new products and improve existing processes leveraging Nasdaq’s marketplace technology.
Women in breakbulk took to the stage in Dubai at Breakbulk Middle East to share their experiences, and to collectively encourage greater diversity in the industry’s workforce.
Fatima Mekhnas’ feet sink into the golden sand as she looks at the last beach in Morocco’s north. One can almost see a sense of hopefulness in her eyes.
Nupur Kulshrestha first joined the service of the Indian Coast Guard in 1999.
The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA Nigeria) has stated that the recently celebrated International Women’s Day 2020, provided a platform to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality in maritime profession.
LR has appointed Elina Papageorgiou as its new Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland, commencing on 1 April 2020.