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WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) elected Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime, as International President and Diane Edwards, General Manager People, Systems and Technology Ports of Auckland as International Secretary at their 37th International Annual General Meeting in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on October 4, 2017.

WISTA International wins the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

It is a great honour to announce that Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been awarded the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level.

Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime received the prestigious “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” Award at the Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India on 8th May. The main theme for WEF 17 was “Creating, Innovating, Understanding and Driving the Future.

Lloyd’s List Americas Awards 2017 Unveiled.

Last night at a gala awards event, the winners of the 2017 Lloyd's List Americas Awards were unveiled. The awards honor the best in shipping over the past year. The newly expanded awards now cover North, South and Central Americas. The program received entries from across the region including the US and Canada, Bahamas, Brazil, Panama, Uruguay, Dominican Republic and beyond.

At 30TH IAPH World Ports Conference in Bali, Ten IAPH Members Were Recognized For Their Excellence In Port Management And Operations

At the Annual General Meeting held on the last day of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference in Bali, Indonesia, 7-12 May 2017, IAPH recognized and honored two individuals...

30th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference convenes in Bali, Indonesia

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened at its 30th World Ports Conference in Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia, 7-12 May 2017, under the theme of “Enabling Trade, Energizing The World”, was successfully concluded, attracting more than 650 delegates, accompanying persons, guest speakers, sponsors and exhibitors from 50 countries in the world.

NAMEPA’s Annual Safety at Sea Seminar and AMVER Reception being held on National Maritime Day Event highlights challenges for mariners and companies

The American Club’s Chairman and CEO, and Chairman of North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the lineup for this year’s “Safety at Sea” seminar being held on May 22 nd at the National Press Club in Washington DC beginning at 1330hrs for registration. The seminar will be followed by the United States Coast Guard AMVER Awards Reception.

Global Ports Support Ambitious IMO Greenhouse Gas Strategy

Seaports all over the world wish to support and contribute to the roadmap for developing a comprehensive IMO strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships and facilitate the shipping and port industry in all possible ways to curb their GHG emissions.


WOC CEO Addresses Arctic Economic Council on Opportunities for Collaboration in Sustainable Development.The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) invited the World Ocean Council (WOC) to provide a briefing on the WOC and to identify and foster discussion on priorities for collaboration in Arctic sustainable development....

IAPH appoints Patrick Verhoeven as Managing Director-Policy and Strategy

IAPH President Santiago Garcia Milà has announced the appointment of Patrick Verhoeven as the IAPH Managing Director-Policy and Strategy.

HudsonAnalytix’s CyberLogix takes Digital Innovation Award Maritime Cyber Security System Powered by NTELX Technology

New York-- HudsonAnalytix walked away with the prestigious Lloyd’s List 2017 Intelligence Digital Innovation Award for its CyberLogix sytem at the annual Lloyd’s List Americas Awards Dinner held in New York.