An alternative bidding strategy proposal for the IOC (aka. the Ignorant pretentious Old men´s Club)

Norwegian IOC member Gerhard Heiberg recently warned the Olympic athletes against any form of protest activities during the Sotsji; “Forget it! You´re here to compete within your sport, not to make any kind of political statements during the Olympics. Feel free to do so in your home countries, both before and after the games, but notContinue reading “An alternative bidding strategy proposal for the IOC (aka. the Ignorant pretentious Old men´s Club)”

Press coverage from my presentation to IMO, June 2013

Quoted from the author, article published in BIMCO, Marine Insight, and Company of Master Mariners of Australia; “Inevitably the most disruptive presentation of the afternoon came from the youngest person, Birgit Liodden, founder of Norway’s YoungShip and campaigner for next generation involvement in an industry she fears is falling desperately behind in the race toContinue reading “Press coverage from my presentation to IMO, June 2013”

Lloyd´s List Global Awards 2013 – On the jury!

Two years ago, I was part of the judging panel of Lloyd´s List Global Awards. When Richard (the editor of LL) called me earlier this spring to ask whether I´d like to take on the role again, the answer was given 😉 Lloyd´s List is the world´s oldest shipping newspaper, and the Awards Ceremony  will takeContinue reading “Lloyd´s List Global Awards 2013 – On the jury!”

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!”

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