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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 3,800+ members and 54 National WISTA Associations (NWAs).

Events

LNG the market, operations and the risks

22 June 13.30-14.30 UK time on Zoom Join us to explore the opportunities from LNG, the market and the risks with an expert panel of speakers. Register […]

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“Maritime Academic Latin American Forum: Challenges & Opportunities of the Region”

WISTA Mexico, together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), as well as the University of Veracruz, Mexico is organizing the […]

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News

WISTA MED CONEFERENCE 2021 Digital Forum

WISTA MED 2021 Digital Forum To register click here. “MED SEA moves forward: insights and perspectives”   16:00 – 16:05 Welcome Remarks 16:05 – 16:15  Opening Remarks […]

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IMO Secretary General Mr Kitack Lim to open the WISTA MED 2021

    IMO Secretary General Mr Kitack Lim to open the WISTA MED 2021 Kitack Lim, IMO’s Secretary-General, will be joining the WISTA MED 2021 forum stage […]

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Siv Remøy-Vangen wins the WISTA Norway Leadership Award for 2021

WISTA International wishes to extend warm congratulations to Siv Remøy-Vangen who won the WISTA Norway Leadership Award for 2021 – for her excellent work in promoting women and […]

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International Women’s Day Press Release

The importance of diversity and the roles of women in maritime are part of the celebrations for International Women’s Day (IWD 2021) taking place today (Monday 8 […]

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IMO and WISTA International launch first Women in Maritime Survey

IMO and WISTA International survey will obtain baseline data on number of women and their positions in maritime and oceans fields   The International Maritime Organization (IMO), […]

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WISTA International wishes you a Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year with Hope, Peace and Happiness. As we are ready to welcome the New Year, our thoughts are with the people that deliver this festive […]

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WISTA Brazil Executive Committee 2022 – 2024

On November, 13th 2020, WISTA Brazil hosted its 3rd EGM to elect the President and the Executive Committee Members who will lead our Association from 2022  to […]

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WISTA Romania Academic Focus Group – 20 November 2020 -“The role of the European Commission, IMO and ILO for empowering women in maritime”

On 20 November 2020, WISTA Romania was the main co-organiser of the online academic focus group “The role of the European Commission, IMO and ILO for empowering […]

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WISTA International AGM Marks Global Diversity Award

WISTA international – the global voice for female managers within the shipping industry  – presented its first Corporate Diversity Award at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) held […]

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Women in Shipping Present a Unified Voice at Global AGM

Despite the global pandemic, WISTA International – the global voice for female managers within the shipping industry – held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 5 […]

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