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  • 9 May 2013

    Women can get to the top. In order for this to happen, growth should be a step by step process, along with experience and personal and professional maturity. This was one of the opinions given by Petrobras CEO, Maria das Graças Silva Foster, during the event called “Wise: Women in the Industry Sharing Experiences”, which […]

  • 25 April 2005

    The No. 3 women’s sailing team placed second behind Harvard at the Women’s New England Championships this weekend at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London. The top five of the 13 teams present at the New England Championships qualified for the Women’s North American Championships set to take place in early June at […]

  • 13 June 2014

    Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, yesterday launched POWERful Women (PfW) – a new, professional initiative to showcase female leadership potential in the UK’s energy sector.

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Suretank, an Ireland-based provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, today announced its partnership with the Norway Rugby Federation for the 2014 women’s rugby 7s European Championship, taking place in Bergen, Norway on 7 and 8 June . Suretank is the official sponsor of the Norwegian national women’s 7’s rugby team and […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first-of-its-kind sailing will take place onboard Celebrity Edge in recognition of International Women’s Day 2020.

  • 8 March 2013

    If you were able to fly on board an EU Naval Force warship at sea to look at how it conducts counter piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, the navy pilot that flies you on board may be a women, the officer of the watch ‘driving the ship’ across the Indian Ocean may be […]

  • 8 October 2013

    The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, recently addressed participants at the 33rd Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) Conference about the important role that women play in the marine sector. Minister Raitt stressed the importance of women’s access to management positions, as very important for the Government of Canada. “The top priorities for […]

  • 30 October 2014

    The European Sectoral Social Dialogue on Ports ratified two joint papers dealing with “Recommendations on Women’s Employment in the Port Sector” and “Training and Qualifications” on 21 October. The joint paper “Recommendations on Women’s Employment in the Port Sector” expresses social partners’ concerns on the low levels of women employed as port workers, especially taking […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The gas find “Luva” off Helgeland was renamed “Aasta Hansteen”. Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe, announced the new name during a speech at a Norwegian Sea conference held in Stjørdal on 8 March 2012. Aasta Hansteen was a campaigner for women’s rights and a high-profile participant in the Norwegian social debate, not […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new International Maritime Organization (IMO) film promoting the role of women in the maritime sector has been launched during a conference on the Development of a Global Stategy for Women Seafarers. The conference, held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 16 to 19 April 2013, organized and funded by the Government of the Republic […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The gas find “Luva” off Helgeland was today renamed “Aasta Hansteen”. Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ola Borten Moe, announced the new name during a speech at a Norwegian Sea conference held in Stjørdal on 8 March 2012. Aasta Hansteen was a campaigner for women’s rights and a high-profile participant in the Norwegian social debate, […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Research & Development

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has decided to rename the Dagny field in the North Sea. As from today 8 March – International Women’s Day – the field will be known as Gina Krog. Krog (1847-1916) was a well-known champion of women’s rights, who fought for equal rights for men and women and […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company, has been named one of America’s Best Employers for Women in 2020 by Forbes, a renowned U.S.-based business magazine. In Forbes’ annual survey, Carnival Corporation was ranked the No. 9 employer in the travel and leisure industry, and was the only cruise-specific company to be recognized among the 300 top companies employing […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    WISTA International has received an approval for consultative status from IMO.

  • 21 May 2012

    ADPC has hosted females delegates from “Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association” (WISTA-UAE) at Khalifa Port on May 17th. Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organization for women in management positions involved in maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. With a focus on networking, education and mentoring they can enhance […]

  • 19 February 2015

    OPITO, the skills and standards body for the oil and gas sector is backing a UK Government campaign that aims to dispel myths about ‘men-only’ industries and inspire the rise of women across a range of business sectors. The Department for Work and Pensions’ “Not Just For Boys Campaign” is encouraging women to pursue careers […]

  • 9 July 2018

    IMO picks World Maritime Day theme for 2019.

  • 14 July 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy, Transition, Vision

    The oil and gas industry has historically been a hard place for female workers. Now, with the oil and gas industry transitioning towards green energy, women workers could be the fresh workforce injection companies desperately need.

  • 8 March 2013

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has decided to rename the Dagny field in the North Sea, Statoil, the operator of the field, announced today. As from today 8 March – International Women’s Day – the field will be known as Gina Krog. Krog (1847-1916) was a well-known champion of women’s rights, who fought for […]

  • 7 November 2019

    The percentage of women in the maritime industry is very low and has not changed for years.

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETF, ECSA discuss possible solutions to increase women’s participation in the shipping industry in Europe.

  • 23 July 2010

    Mrs Juliana Azumah, Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs, on Thursday said government would collaborate with women groups to ensure their active participation in the shipping industry. Mrs Azumah gave the assurance at Tema during the inauguration of the Ghana branch of Women International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), an umbrella organisation of women in […]