WISTA USA Keynote: 'Bringing Youth into the Maritime Industry'

Press Release
Monday, February 11, 2013
Birgit Liodden: Photo credit WISTA USA

Birgit Liodden of YoungShip International to keynote WISTA USA lunch at CMA's Shipping 2013 conference.

“We are pleased that fellow WISTA Norway member Birgit Liodden will be sharing her experiences bringing youth into our maritime industry with us at the luncheon”, stated WISTA USA President and Blank Rome LLP Partner Jeanne Grasso.  “Birgit was the recipient of the 2012 WISTA Norway Leadership Award, and is the Secretary-General of YoungShip International.  Her efforts in creating community for young shipping professionals and promoting careers in the maritime industry are admirable as our industry searches for strategies for attracting and retaining talent.”

In 2009, Birgit Liodden was listed one of the 100 top young Norwegian leaders in the annual rating by the business news channel E24.no. Lloyd´s List ranked her in their "On our Radar" section in last year´s Next Generation issue, including some fifty young global talents without previous family ties to the industry. 

The WISTA luncheon on March 18th, 2013, kicks off the Connecticut Maritime Association’s Shipping 2013 conference.  It will begin at 11:30 in the Ballroom II of the Hilton Stamford Hotel and is open to all at a cost of $55 for WISTA members and $70 for non-members.

Further information available here.
 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

German Shipyard FSG Re-organises Top Management

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) says it will be headed by a new management team from January 1st 2015, details as follows: Current Chief Technology

Ningpo Port Truckers Strike, Disrupt Freight

Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern Chinese port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said on Friday the

Kvaerner in Statoil Unmanned Platform Project

Kvaerner say that Statoil has awarded it a concept study related to a standardised, unmanned dry tree wellhead platform for the Oseberg Future Development project.

People in the News

German Shipyard FSG Re-organises Top Management

Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) says it will be headed by a new management team from January 1st 2015, details as follows: Current Chief Technology

Bid to Rescue Clyde Shipbuilder Ferguson

Jim McColl, one of Scotland's richest men, has tabled a bid to rescue collapsed Clyde shipbuilder Ferguson and aims to return the yard to its former glory by creating hundreds of jobs,

400 Migrants Rescued by USCG & RBDF

Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1493 sec (7 req/sec)