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20.11.2017

EU Platform for Change – Women in Transport,

On 27 November 2017, EESC President Georges Dassis and Commissioner Violeta Bulc will officially launch the EU Platform for Change aimed at increasing female employment and equal opportunities in the transport sector. The Platform, as developed by the European Economic and Social Committee in cooperation with the European Commission, will enable stakeholders from all transport sectors to highlight their specific initiatives in favour of gender equality and to exchange good practices Read more

04.11.2017

Sanjam Sahi Gupta, WISTA India President, awarded

MAASA annually celebrates broken one lady that has broken the glass ceiling and made a difference Read more

26.10.2017

Assessing gender aspects in shipping

The Review of Maritime Transport 2017, published by UNCTAD (UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT) Read more

21.10.2017

WISTA International President Inaugural speech 2017

Growth and evolution, but not change for the sake of change Read more

09.10.2017

WISTA International elects new President and Secretary

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, CEO of TOTOTHEO Maritime and Diane Edwards, General Manager People, Systems and Technology Ports of Auckland elected at the WISTA International AGM in Rotterdam Read more

09.10.2017

WISTA awarded for Sustainability

Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been awarded the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level. Read more

15.09.2017

THE 2017 AFRICAN PORTS EVOLUTION - WEST AFRICA EDITION

The 2017 Annual African Ports Evolution-West African edition was held in Accra, Ghana at the Kempinsky Hotel from 5-7 September 2017. Read more

10.09.2017

AFRICAN PORTS EVOLUTION - WEST AFRICAN EDITION, ACCRA 5-7 SEPT. 2017

WISTA International represented at the African Ports Evolution, the West Africa Edition in Accra Read more

28.08.2017

WISTA - ICS Scholarship 2017-2018

10 WISTA members granted scholarship with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Read more

27.08.2017

South Asia Women Forum

WISTA India will be hosting "South Asia Women Forum" in association with Maritime Gateway and Columbo Maritime International Conferences in Mumbai, India on Sept 7th Read more

28.07.2017

WISTA Sri Lanka organised Re- Live the 90's Party

Jeans and Jackets- Re- Live the 90's Party, bringing a fun filled evening to all the members and non- members from the industry Read more

18.07.2017

WISTA International AGM and Conference 2017, Rotterdam

Once a year, WISTA members of the world gather for an Annual General Meeting and a two day Conference Read more

12.07.2017

WISTA International shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award

We are pleased to report that Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) have been shortlisted for the SAFETY4SEA Sustainability Award for enhancing opportunities and supporting the role of women in the maritime industry on a global level. Read more

04.07.2017

LAGOS INTERNATIONAL MARITIME WEEK

Lagos International Maritime Week, came off as scheduled in Lagos, Nigeria from 20-23 June, 2017 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island. Read more

02.07.2017

WISTA SriLanka contributing to the future shipping industry of SriLanka

WISTA Srilanka in talks about collaboration and contributing to work towards the sustainability and strengthening the future Shipping industry of Srilanka. Read more

18.06.2017

Karin Orsel, Doctor of Public Administration, honoris causa, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Yesterday, at the Commencement 2017, at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Karin Orsel was invited to speak. Read more

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