Grateful & Excited: Thank you!!

So finally we were able to reveal my new role and project this week, and I just have to thank everyone for such an amazing flood of warm and engaged feedback! The idea of mobilizing all good forces to co-create the world’s best ecosystem for ocean entrepreneurs – with a special focus on impact/sustainability –Continue reading “Grateful & Excited: Thank you!!”

Shipping & the international career markets – my reflections

I spent today at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, where a great crowd of maritime students gathered for the annual Sjölog, 2 whole days of career fair and inspirational seminars. This year´s topic was the career markets – doomed by many Swedes. Luckily, our business is a global one. From my perspective, I trulyContinue reading “Shipping & the international career markets – my reflections”

Challenging the establishment… My first visit to the IMO!

      After a hectic (but fun!) Nor-Shipping week in Oslo, it was time to jump on a plane to London this Monday. IMO (International Maritime Organization) is the United Nation´s specialised agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping, and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. In other words, IMOContinue reading “Challenging the establishment… My first visit to the IMO!”

Kronikk i VG – Hvor har du vært, John? / Maritime jenter

Torsdag sist uke sendte Elisabeth Grieg inn en kronikk til VG, på vegne av flere av oss som er engasjerte jenter/damer i bransjen. Bak kronikken, som var initiert av verdens mest engasjerte Elisabeth, sto også Anne-Jorunn Møkster, Synnøve Seglem i OAS Knutsen, Kristine Klaveness, Hege Solbakken i Maritimt Forum, og så jeg da.. Denne ble trykketContinue reading “Kronikk i VG – Hvor har du vært, John? / Maritime jenter”

Spennende invitasjon til IMO!

      Wow!! I dag dumpet en uventet mail inn i innboksen..! IMO (International Maritime Organisation) er FNs organisasjon for maritime områder, tilsvarende WHO/WTO. De skal arrangere et stort internasjonalt symposium for fremtidens sjøsikkerhet i London 10-11 mars. Og så kommer det utrolige – de vil ha meg til å delta som foredragsholder ogContinue reading “Spennende invitasjon til IMO!”