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๐ŸŒŸMEET CAROLINE๐ŸŒŸ
Caroline Whittle is Head of Marketing at the Norwegian Maritime Authority. She joined WISTA IN 2019 and is one of our newly elected WISTA Board Members and is responsible for our Social Media presence.

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM CAROLINE:
Whilst trying to learn the language after moving to Norway in 1994, I remember being baffled by news reports about the number of blind people being discovered on board Norwegian ships.. (The Norwegian word for stowaway is blind passenger) ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿฆฏ๐Ÿšข

๐ŸŒŸMEET CAROLINE๐ŸŒŸ
Caroline Whittle is Head of Marketing at the Norwegian Maritime Authority. She joined WISTA IN 2019 and is one of our newly elected WISTA Board Members and is responsible for our Social Media presence.

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM CAROLINE:
"Whilst trying to learn the language after moving to Norway in 1994, I remember being baffled by news reports about the number of blind people being discovered on board Norwegian ships.. (The Norwegian word for "stowaway" is "blind passenger") ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿฆฏ๐Ÿšข
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๐Ÿ™Œ MEET SARAH ๐Ÿ™Œ 
Sarah Soon Arnhus is BW LNGโ€™s Assistant Regional Head, Europe and Africa and is based in Oslo. She is responsible for the development of BW LNGโ€™s business in Europe and Africa with focus on floating infrastructure and adjacent infrastructure. Sarah is currently on maternity leave but when she is back she is in charge of the WISTA events in Oslo, as well as digital events.  

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM SARAH:
I can multiply 3 digits by 3 digits in my head without a calculator (e.g. 123 x 456)๐Ÿ‘Š

๐Ÿ™Œ MEET SARAH ๐Ÿ™Œ
Sarah Soon Arnhus is BW LNGโ€™s Assistant Regional Head, Europe and Africa and is based in Oslo. She is responsible for the development of BW LNGโ€™s business in Europe and Africa with focus on floating infrastructure and adjacent infrastructure. Sarah is currently on maternity leave but when she is back she is in charge of the WISTA events in Oslo, as well as digital events.

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM SARAH:
"I can multiply 3 digits by 3 digits in my head without a calculator (e.g. 123 x 456)"๐Ÿ‘Š
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3 days ago

๐Ÿ‘‰We are very proud and happy to welcome Tom O. Kleppesto, managing director at Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord, as our latest new member to @WISTA Norway ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Tom says:  Learning that men are now welcome in WISTA was great news to me and made me want to join. You make our industry better and stronger and I want to do my bit. Nearly 20 years in this amazing industry has offered numerous highlights. The WISTA conference in Tromsรธ was one of the and I was so impressed by so many there.

@wista international #WISTA   #genderdiversity #shipping Maritimt Forum

๐Ÿ‘‰We are very proud and happy to welcome Tom O. Kleppesto, managing director at Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord, as our latest new member to @WISTA Norway ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Tom says: "Learning that men are now welcome in WISTA was great news to me and made me want to join. You make our industry better and stronger and I want to do my bit. Nearly 20 years in this amazing industry has offered numerous highlights. The WISTA conference in Tromsรธ was one of the and I was so impressed by so many there."

@wista international #WISTA #genderdiversity #shipping Maritimt Forum
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4 days ago

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Great Tom, Congratulation to You

โญ MEET CARINE โญ
Carine Mรธller Mortensen is Senior Executive Advisor in Wallenius Wilhelmsen, working closely with the CEO, and is situated in Oslo. She is also responsible for the companyโ€™s DE&I work, and she will be heading up WISTA Norways work with media and partnerships.
   
๐Ÿ‘‰FUN FACT FROM CARINE:
โ€œMy career goal was to become a war correspondent. Shipping and logistics might seem like a very different path, but to me it is as interesting, challenging and rewardingโ€

โญ MEET CARINE โญ
Carine Mรธller Mortensen is Senior Executive Advisor in Wallenius Wilhelmsen, working closely with the CEO, and is situated in Oslo. She is also responsible for the companyโ€™s DE&I work, and she will be heading up WISTA Norways work with media and partnerships.

๐Ÿ‘‰FUN FACT FROM CARINE:
โ€œMy career goal was to become a war correspondent. Shipping and logistics might seem like a very different path, but to me it is as interesting, challenging and rewardingโ€
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4 days ago

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Great to have you onboard to report from - and fight - Wista’s «war» for more diversity in the maritime sector Carine๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ And happy birthday too!!

Excellent interview in Tradewinds today:
Well said Siri Sundal Shield๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Wista Norway welcomes male members and already 10% of our members are men. Many have understood the value of gender diversity and we welcome more to join us in promoting, elevating and retaining women in the shipping industry ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿšขโš“ #WomenWhoMovetheWorld #genderdiversity #WISTA

Excellent interview in Tradewinds today:
Well said Siri Sundal Shield๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Wista Norway welcomes male members and already 10% of our members are men. Many have understood the value of gender diversity and we welcome more to join us in promoting, elevating and retaining women in the shipping industry ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿšขโš“ #WomenWhoMovetheWorld #genderdiversity #wista
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1 week ago

๐Ÿ™Œ MEET KARI๐Ÿ™Œ 
Kari Ytredal is heading up Norledโ€™s Project management Office (PMO) and is based in Bergen.    
Kari joined the WISTA Norway board in 2020 as Treasurer and is overseeing all the WISTA Norway finances.   

๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸปFUN FACT FROM KARI:
I signed up for my frist hiphop class when I was 40  And was shocked that the moves did not come naturally. Had lots of fun, but will not be performing any time soon.... ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ™Œ MEET KARI๐Ÿ™Œ
Kari Ytredal is heading up Norledโ€™s Project management Office (PMO) and is based in Bergen.
Kari joined the WISTA Norway board in 2020 as Treasurer and is overseeing all the WISTA Norway finances.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸปFUN FACT FROM KARI:
"I signed up for my frist hiphop class when I was 40 And was shocked that the moves did not come naturally. Had lots of fun, but will not be performing any time soon...." ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป
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1 week ago

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I’ll stream my running list at our next board meeting!! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

๐Ÿคฉ

Heia Kari Kvam Ytreland ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ for flinke Kari!

Flott Kari!๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’•

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Veldig braโ€ผ๏ธ

STILIGT,FLOTT KARI๐Ÿ€๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿฅฐ

Du er fantastisk ๐Ÿ˜

Veldig bra Kari. Fint bilde også ๐Ÿ˜˜

Bra, Kari! ๐Ÿ˜„

๐Ÿ˜

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š

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๐ŸŒŸMEET JAQUELYN ๐ŸŒŸ
Captain Jaquelyn Burton is Technical Manager for Harmonization, Product Line Automation and
Integrated Solutions at Kongsberg Maritime. Jaquelyn will be taking care of  WISTA events in Oslo, as well as digital events. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM JAQUELYN:
In school I learned to weld and fabricate metal parts โ€“ now I knit ๐Ÿงถ๐Ÿ˜‚

๐ŸŒŸMEET JAQUELYN ๐ŸŒŸ
Captain Jaquelyn Burton is Technical Manager for Harmonization, Product Line Automation and
Integrated Solutions at Kongsberg Maritime. Jaquelyn will be taking care of WISTA events in Oslo, as well as digital events. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM JAQUELYN:
"In school I learned to weld and fabricate metal parts โ€“ now I knit" ๐Ÿงถ๐Ÿ˜‚
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1 week ago

๐Ÿ”ฅ MEET EMILIE ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Emilie Christiansen is currently Senior Claims Executive in Skuld covering P&I and FDD for Norwegian, Swedish and Russian member mostly focussed on the tanker market. Emilie is our Vice President and Board Secretary ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM EMILIE:
One of my first jobs was working at McDonalds and I absolutely loved itโ€  ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŸโค

๐Ÿ”ฅ MEET EMILIE ๐Ÿ”ฅ
Emilie Christiansen is currently Senior Claims Executive in Skuld covering P&I and FDD for Norwegian, Swedish and Russian member mostly focussed on the tanker market. Emilie is our Vice President and Board Secretary ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‘€FUN FACT FROM EMILIE:
"One of my first jobs was working at McDonalds and I absolutely loved itโ€ ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŸโค
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1 week ago

โœจMEET BENEDICTE โœจ
Benedicte Bjorรธy is Head of HR in Gearbulk, sea and shore, and is working out of Bergen. She has been a Board member of WISTA since 2018 and is responsible for IT and developing our website

๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸปFUN FACT FROM BENEDICTE:
My career ambition when young was to be a Hotel Manager, luck got me into the Shipping and Maritime industry, and I have never looked back. โš“

โœจMEET BENEDICTE โœจ
Benedicte Bjorรธy is Head of HR in Gearbulk, sea and shore, and is working out of Bergen. She has been a Board member of WISTA since 2018 and is responsible for IT and developing our website

๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸปFUN FACT FROM BENEDICTE:
"My career ambition when young was to be a Hotel Manager, luck got me into the Shipping and Maritime industry, and I have never looked back." โš“
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1 week ago

โ— MEET HENRIETTE โ—
Henriette K.Bergesen works for Hansa Tankers in Bergen and is involved in both chartering and operational activities. She has been a member of WISTA Norway since 2020 and will be taking care of member activities both on the digital arena and in Bergen.  

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM HENRIETTE:
I have actually played the part of an old woman in 3 different musicals! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽถ

โ— MEET HENRIETTE โ—
Henriette K.Bergesen works for Hansa Tankers in Bergen and is involved in both chartering and operational activities. She has been a member of WISTA Norway since 2020 and will be taking care of member activities both on the digital arena and in Bergen.

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM HENRIETTE:
"I have actually played the part of an old woman in 3 different musicals!" ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐ŸŽถ
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2 weeks ago

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I can’t wait to hear it!

Nothing old about you Henriette๐Ÿคฉ

๐ŸŽ‰MEET STINE๐ŸŽ‰
Stine Mundal is a Naval Architect with 12 years experience in the maritime industry. She is based in Oslo and holds the role as Key Account Manager in DNV where she facilitates support to local ship owners and managers in Norway with strategic and operational issues. Stine is responsible for WISTA Memberships and liaising with WISTA International ๐Ÿค๐Ÿปโš“

๐Ÿฅ‡FUN FACT FROM STINE:
Iโ€™m a certified Snowboard Halfpipe Judge! ๐Ÿ†

๐ŸŽ‰MEET STINE๐ŸŽ‰
Stine Mundal is a Naval Architect with 12 years' experience in the maritime industry. She is based in Oslo and holds the role as Key Account Manager in DNV where she facilitates support to local ship owners and managers in Norway with strategic and operational issues. Stine is responsible for WISTA Memberships and liaising with WISTA International ๐Ÿค๐Ÿปโš“

๐Ÿฅ‡FUN FACT FROM STINE:
"Iโ€™m a certified Snowboard Halfpipe Judge!" ๐Ÿ†
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2 weeks ago

๐ŸŽ†MEET AGNIESZKA๐ŸŽ†
Agnieszka Sledz is the former dept. head of System Design & Engineering in Clean Marine AS. Currently gearing up for the next challenge, expanding the tool box with SHE Leads 2020 leadership development program and postgraduate course on INSEAD. Agnieszka is based in Oslo, will be responsible for Maritime Meet-Up, WISTAโ€™s mentoring programme ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM AGNIESZKA:
One of the highlights of living in South Korea was regularly being told Wow, you are so tall...... Im 160cm๐Ÿ˜‚

๐ŸŽ†MEET AGNIESZKA๐ŸŽ†
Agnieszka Sledz is the former dept. head of System Design & Engineering in Clean Marine AS. Currently gearing up for the next challenge, expanding the tool box with SHE Leads 2020 leadership development program and postgraduate course on INSEAD. Agnieszka is based in Oslo, will be responsible for Maritime Meet-Up, WISTAโ€™s mentoring programme ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐Ÿ‘€ FUN FACT FROM AGNIESZKA:
"One of the highlights of living in South Korea was regularly being told "Wow, you are so tall"...... I'm 160cm๐Ÿ˜‚"
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2 weeks ago

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Tall, smart, kind and gorgeous๐Ÿ’ƒ

Tak sobie czytam i jem kimchi ๐Ÿ˜‰ brawo kochana moja.

โœจMEET SIRI โœจ
Siri Sundal Shield is WISTA Norways newly appointed President๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Siri is based in Bergen and is a Senior Ship Broker at Odfjell Tankers. She is also Treasurer on the board of Bergen Shipbroker Association. Siri joined WISTA Norway in 2016 and has been responsible for Member Activities in Bergen prior to taking up the presidency.  

 
๐Ÿ˜ŽFUN FACT FROM SIRI:
When I run, theres nothing like gangsta rap to propel me up the Notorious-ly BIG Bergen hills - though I do struggle with the derogatory lyrics!!!๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

โœจMEET SIRI โœจ
Siri Sundal Shield is WISTA Norways newly appointed President๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Siri is based in Bergen and is a Senior Ship Broker at Odfjell Tankers. She is also Treasurer on the board of Bergen Shipbroker Association. Siri joined WISTA Norway in 2016 and has been responsible for Member Activities in Bergen prior to taking up the presidency.


๐Ÿ˜ŽFUN FACT FROM SIRI:
"When I run, there's nothing like gangsta rap to propel me up the Notorious-ly BIG Bergen hills - though I do struggle with the derogatory lyrics!!!"๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ
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2 weeks ago

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Gratulerer Siri!

Congratulation!

WEBINAR: CREW ABANDONMENT IN THE ERA OF THE PANDEMIC
April 16th 14.30-16.00

WISTA Sweden invites all WISTA members and guest to join an online webinar event with Pulitzer Price-winning investigative journalist Ian Urbina. Ian will focus his presentation on recent stories,  and will emerge towards issues regarding the pandemic, and the increase in criminal activities, not least regarding abandonment of crew and cargo.

Link to registration form in comments box ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

WEBINAR: CREW ABANDONMENT IN THE ERA OF THE PANDEMIC
April 16th 14.30-16.00

WISTA Sweden invites all WISTA members and guest to join an online webinar event with Pulitzer Price-winning investigative journalist Ian Urbina. Ian will focus his presentation on recent stories, and will emerge towards issues regarding the pandemic, and the increase in criminal activities, not least regarding abandonment of crew and cargo.

Link to registration form in comments box ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป
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2 weeks ago

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