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Women's International Shipping & Trading Association

Our Focus

Professional Development
Increasing competency, sharing best practices, information, contacts and experiences.
Building a global network
Creating global business relationships in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.
national wista associations
Proudly serving more than 3,000 executives in 46 National WISTA Associations.
the gender gap
WISTA proudly supports the advancement of women in leadership roles.
committees
Diversity, HR, Futures and Technology Committees working to advance the WISTA mission.
partnerships
WISTA is proud of its international partnerships and relationships.

Our Mission

WISTA is an international networking organisation whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors.

OUR NETWORK

WISTA has 3,000+ members and 46 National WISTA Associations (NWAs).

Events

2nd WISTA AMERICAS Conference hosted by WISTA Panama 2019

WISTA Panama cordially invites you to the 2nd WISTA Americas Conference, more details and registration here >>>

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WISTA UK @ LISW 2019 Conference

WISTA UK will be hosting our conference again at City Hall, London  SE1 2AA. The first part of the conference will be exploring key areas regarding our […]

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Diversity and Digitalisation at London International Shipping Week 2019

Inmarsat and WISTA International co-hosting an event at the London International Shipping Week On 10th September, Inmarsat will host a day-long ‘digitalisation’ event. The afternoon session, where […]

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World Maritime Day – Parallel Event 2019

World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2019 in Cartagena, Colombia       World Maritime Day is an opportunity for the international maritime community to commemorate the efforts to […]

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Celebration of World Maritime Day at IMO Headquarters

The World Maritime Day theme for the year is “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community”. This provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender […]

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2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference

WISTA Cayman Islands is hosting the WISTA International AGM & Conference 2019,  29 October – 1 November 2019 For the conference agenda, details, travel, visa and registration […]

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WISTA International partner at the 7th edition of the Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS)

INVESTING IN OCEAN FUTURES: FINANCE AND INNOVATION FOR THE BLUE ECONOMY Over 2.5 days, SOS 2019 delegates will explore a range of cross-sectoral topics, strategies and solutions […]

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News

WISTA Sri Lanka has set up a charity project to assist victims of Easter Sunday terror attack

I view of the terror attack that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday 2019, targeting three churches and three luxury hotels in the commercial capital […]

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WISTA is shortlisted for Women in Shipping Award

CAREER4SEA EUROPORT Women in Shipping Award To be awarded to any organization that has sparked, initiated, implemented or promoted the idea of gender equality towards advancing position […]

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AGILE Maritime Pays Tribute to Seafarers

Today, 25 June, #DayoftheSeafarer we recognize the unique and vital role of seafarers in the international trade, the global economy and the society. Team AGILE, headed by […]

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WISTA Cyprus offers scholarship: MBA with Shipping @ CIM

We are pleased to announce that WISTA Cyprus, in collaboration with the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) are offering one full scholarship for the MBA with Shipping […]

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Seamen’s Church Institute honours WISTA International with Silver Bell Award

The Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) honoured Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA International) with the 2019 Silver Bell Award at the 42nd Annual Silver Bell Awards […]

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WISTA BRAZIL NETWORKING LUNCH FOR MEMBERS AND GUESTS HELD ON THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019

On Thursday, June 6, WISTA Brazil organized a networking lunch through our São Paulo chapter. The venue chosen, Santinho restaurant, was the perfect fit for the occasion: […]

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The Swedish Shipping industry releases letter of intent for worldclass work environment and elimination of harassment and victimization

The Swedish shipping industry have chosen to sign a joint letter of intent for a world-class work environment and zero tolerance against harassment and victimization. The letter […]

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Columbia Shipmanagement launched the CSM TogetHER initiative

In support of IMO’s 2019 efforts, ‘Empowering Women in the Maritime Community’, and as a company that employs hundreds of women globally, on June 4, 2019, Columbia […]

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WISTA Brazil takes part of the 4th Maritime Law seminar hosted by the Directorate of Ports and Coasts

On Friday, May 17, WISTA Brazil joined the 4th Maritime Law Seminar, an annual event which is organized by the Directorate of Ports and Coasts. The programme […]

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WISTA International to receive the Silver Bell Award

WISTA International will be presented with the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) highest recognition, the Silver Bell Award, on June 6 in New York City at its annual […]

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