WISTA Hellas: Συνάντηση με τον Υπουργό Ναυτιλίας και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής

Το νέο Διοικητικό Συμβούλιο της WISTA Hellas πραγματοποίησε εθιμοτυπική επίσκεψη στο γραφείο του Υπουργού Ναυτιλίας και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής κ. Ιωάννη Πλακιωτάκη, την Τετάρτη 15 Σεπτεμβρίου. Παρουσία, επίσης, της Γενικής Γραμματέα Αιγαίου και Νησιωτικής Πολιτικής, κ. Χριστιάνας Καλογήρου, η Πρόεδρος, κα Έλπη Πετράκη παρουσίασε συνοπτικά την αποστολή και τις δραστηριότητες της WISTA Hellas καθώς και τους στόχους του νέου Δ.Σ., μεταξύ των οποίων συγκαταλέγεται η προώθηση και ενίσχυση της...

https://www.naftikachronika.gr/2020/09/18/wista-hellas-synantisi-me-ton-ypourgo-naftilias-kai-nisiotikis-politikis/

Anglo-Eastern, WISTA, ICS and ISWAN Launch Gender Survey to Update Gender Diversity Manual

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou

Anglo-Eastern, WISTA, ICS and ISWAN Launch Gender Survey to Update Gender Diversity Manual

Anglo-Eastern Solicits Real World Experience for Second Edition of Gender Diversity Manual Gender Diversity Survey Launched In Cooperation with WISTA International, ISWAN and ICS
WISTA International, Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Limited, International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) and International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have launched a public online...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/08/10/anglo-eastern-wista-ics-and-iswan-launch-gender-survey-to-update-gender-diversity-manual/

137 Sakura Kuma, Executive Director of YKIP, Yokohama-Kawasaki International Port Corporation

Listen to Sakura Kuma who has a holistic view of the port. She has worked as a terminal operator, business developer, landlord, port investments and she thinks that being able to walk in someone else’s shoes makes you more understanding of different perspectives. Sakura works with marketing & sales right now but her mind is geared towards CSR and how to become a responsible port contributing to the future development of the maritime industry.

Sakura gives tips on a book to read now called Up...

https://shippingpodcast.com/137-sakura-kuma-executive-director-of-ykip-yokohama-kawasaki-international-port-corporation/

WISTA invites seafarers to connect virtually for free

The Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association (WISTA) announced Monday that seafarers in some countries can get free membership in national chapters.

Membership in WISTA Norway, United Kingdom, Singapore, Brazil or Argentina gives seafarers from or working in those countries access to the largest network of female managers in the shipping industry as well as online programming.

WISTA Norway is credited with the idea of offering free memberships.

“While most of the world is on lockdown,...

https://s29755.pcdn.co/news/wista-invites-seafarers-to-connect-virtually-for-free

135 Sarah E. Brennan, Deputy Chief, Safety and Security Operations, United States Coast Guard

Please accept my apologies for this late release of the 135th episode of the Shipping Podcast. There are so many things to take care of during this pandemic and I was caught a little bit off guard with how to proceed with the interviews.

Last week I was fortunate to get hold of Sarah Brennan, Lieutenant Commander of the US Coast Guard, who was kind enough to jump on a Zoom call with me and talk about what it’s like to be a maritime investigator and how many cool jobs she has had within the Coast...

https://shippingpodcast.com/135-sarah-e-brennan-deputy-chief-safety-and-security-operations-united-states-coast-guard/

Romania joins WISTA International

During an inauguration event on 21 February 2020, WISTA International officially welcomed Romania to the global network of women in shipping, trading and logistics. WISTA Romania now becomes the 50th active National WISTA Association (NWA) and the 19th European country to join the network.

All over the world, there are a lot of women in all of the maritime sectors. We are proud to establish WISTA Romania as part of WISTA International, we’re stronger together,

…stated WISTA Romania President...

https://safety4sea.com/romania-joins-wista-international/

WISTA and IMO To Promote Gender Diversity in Maritime Sector

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association Limited (WISTA) and IMO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on technical cooperation to further promote diversity and inclusion through enhanced cooperation activities in the maritime sector, reports Wista International.

This comes in line with previous work by both organizations to enable more women in shipping. These activities will lay the groundwork for further discussion on how a diverse workforce will be essential for a...

http://mfame.guru/wista-and-imo-to-promote-gender-diversity-in-maritime-sector/

Wista International Signs MoU With IMO On Technical Cooperation

Wista International Signs MoU With IMO On Technical Cooperation

The IMO theme 2019 “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was dedicated to women in shipping.

This provided the opportunity to promote diversity and inclusion in the maritime sector, as well as lay the groundwork for open discussion on how a diverse workforce will provide for a sustainable future.

It has also made evident that more actions need to be taken to reach the goal of a truly diverse industry. Diversity, including gender diversity, is a responsibility for all and key to the...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/wista-international-signs-mou-with-imo-on-technical-cooperation/

IMO, WISTA International ink MoU on technical cooperation

WISTA International and IMO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on technical cooperation to further promote diversity and inclusion in the maritime sector. This comes in line with previous work by both organizations to enable more women in shipping.

The IMO theme 2019 “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was dedicated to women in shipping, providing the opportunity to promote diversity and inclusion in the maritime sector, as well as lay the groundwork for open discussion on how...

https://safety4sea.com/imo-wista-international-ink-mou-on-technical-cooperation/

Supporting women leaders: A win-win case for shipping

As ILO informs, the participation of more women in leadership roles is a major field of the global fight to equality. Besides, there are still indicators ringing the bell for the global community to shed its efforts for enabling more women in core business positions.

Currently, only 27% of the women employed hold managerial positions– while the share of female managers has hardly changed in two decades. According to ILO estimates, there are far fewer women than men in management globally, and...

https://safety4sea.com/cm-supporting-women-leaders-a-win-win-case-for-shipping/