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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 49 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 50 National WISTA Associations (NWAs).

Events

WISTA APAC Regional Conference 2020

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WISTA Cyprus – “The Perfect Fix; Reality or Utopia?”

    WISTA Cyprus presents: “The Perfect Fix; Reality or Utopia?” on Tuesday, 7th of April, 2020, from 09:00am-14:00pm @ Columbia Plaza. Yet another Annual Forum on […]

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10th National Maritime Awards Dinner – National Press Club

The National Maritime Historical Society in association with The National Coast Guard Museum Association with the Naval Historical Foundation invite you to join us at the 10th […]

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WISTA International EXCO Mid Year Meeting and Conference 2020, ACCRA-GHANA

WISTA International Executive Committee meets Mid Term Every Year. In 2020, the EXCO meeting will be hosted by WISTA Ghana. WISTA Ghana will also celebrate its 10th […]

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WISTA International Exco Mid Term Meeting 2020

WISTA International Executive Committee meets Mid Term every year. In 2020, EXCO will be hosted by WISTA Ghana and attend their 10 year anniversary. Everyone is welcome […]

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2020 WISTA International AGM and Conference

WISTA International 40th Annual General Meeting and we will be back where it all began, the international meetings, in Hamburg. Don’t miss out, it’s going to be […]

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News

WISTA International welcomes Romania

  WISTA International officially welcomed Romania to the global network of women in shipping, trading and logistics at an inauguration event on 21 February 2020 in Romania. […]

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WISTA Mexico started negotiations for the signature of a MoU for cooperation with the CESNAV (Semar)

  The objective of this Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) is that women from the maritime, naval and port sectors, members of WISTA MEXICO, get access to the […]

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Registration is open for AGM 2020 in Hamburg ! Catch the early bird fee !

Shipping 2025: Today´s actions for tomorrow’s business between 16-18 September in Hamburg Be part of the journey and the take the chance to participate in our Annual […]

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IMO 2020 – WISTA Brazil Members at FGV Energia publication

On December 3rd  2019, FGV Energia and FGV Transportes hosted  the Energy in Transition – Brazil´s Infrastructure and Distribution of Marine Fuels under IMO 2020 regulation.  The […]

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WISTA International signs MOU with the International Maritime Organisation, IMO

Today, WISTA International and the International Maritime Organisation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Technical Cooperation. The IMO theme 2019 “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community” was […]

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IMO: LEG 107/14 Fair treatment of seafarers detained on suspicion of committing maritime crimes

WISTA International is proud to co-sponsor a document submitted to the IMO Legal Committee with a proposal to add a new output under the work programme on […]

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Registration open to 2020 WISTA International AGM and Conference

The 2020 WISTA International AGM & Conference will be hosted by WISTA Germany in Hamburg and the registration has opened! Follow his link 

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WISTA Cyprus holds 7th AGM – Empowering women on top of the Association’s agenda

WISTA Cyprus held its 7th Annual General Meeting and elections on the 27th of November, 2019, at Columbia Plaza Venue, Limassol. The Agenda of the AGM included an […]

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IMO Assembly endorses decision to grant WISTA International Consultative Status

At its thirty-first regular session, held from 25 Nov to 4 Dec, the IMO Assembly endorsed the decision made by the IMO Council to grant consultative status […]

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WISTA Brazil Members honored with the Friends of the Navy Medal

On November 6, the Brazilian Navy celebrates the Friends of the Navy day, occasion which the Award Ceremony of the Friends of the Navy takes Place. Such […]

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