Teamwork and collaboration play a major role in the shipping industry, as Gard reports that the isolated decision-making style leads to a gap between the one taking the decision and the rest of the team that has to follow.
SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou, Chief Strategy Officer, Tototheo Maritime has received the 2020 GREEN4SEA Leadership Award, sponsored by ANDRITZ AG, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March 3rd at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum.
Women in workforce and leadership positions remains a hot issue across all business sectors, and maritime included. Since 2015, an EY initiative aims to encourage stakeholders to focus on diversity and inclusion in leadership and workforce, equal compensation and work life balance.
Have you ever considered what does your sitting style or your voice tone say, or what message do you send when you cross your arms? Mastering body language can have an effect not only on social occasions, but also on your brain!
In the first issue of its Soft Skills edition focusing on leadership, SAFETY4SEA asked leaders across the shipping industry to answer to the following question: If you had to choose one ‘must-have’ skill for leaders, which would it be and why?
Leadership, as a special component of safe operations at sea, is a skill resulting from a complex combination of mindset characteristics which can be learned, argues Capt. VS Parani, naming the key features he believes to be the most critical for a great leader at sea.
Being a leader is a challenging thing to do, especially in today’s cognitive-oriented society and the world of new technologies, that seem to transform every aspect of thinking, requiring new skills and abilities for sustainability. So what are the key challenges a young leader may encounter?
What comes first in mind when you think about leadership? Power, motivation, high status? Well, they are a part of leadership, but very often we forget one vital part; diversity. Today, we are experiencing the first steps of increased diversity in the workplace, as people are starting to realize that maybe we are more similar than we think.
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Erasmus University Rotterdam have launched a programme for future port executives. On this occasion, the first group of participants will take part in the Port Executive Leadership Circle from 3 to 7 February 2020.
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USGG sets temporary exemptions concerning TWIC operations06/04/2020
Investigation report: Tanker grounds due to not fully engineered ECDIS06/04/2020
CMA CGM vessel changes route to avoid Suez Canal tolls06/04/2020
COVID-19 impacts fleet development and demand06/04/2020
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Steel cutting for the world’s largest LNG ro-ro vessel06/04/2020
IMO issues guidance for ships delivery delays amid COVID-1906/04/2020
Crew refuse to offload cargo in Bangladesh over fears of COVID-1906/04/2020
EU: Guidelines ensuring availability of goods amid COVID-1906/04/2020
EU: Passenger rights legislation amid the COVID-19 outbreak06/04/2020