Tackling shipping’s gender gap

Sarah Hutley from the Maritime HR Association will discuss pay gap statistics in the UK’s shore-based maritime workforce and the challenges faced by women in the industry at a talk organised by WISTA on 18 January. It takes place at noon for a 12:30 start at  Reed Smith, Broadgate Tower, London EC2A 2RS Light refreshments will be provided.   [+]

The human cost of automation

Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK (WISTA UK) is to host a conference on the growing concerns in logistics about automation, the Internet of Things and how robotics will have an impact on supply chains and the human work environment. It is part of London International Shipping Week on ... [+]

Wista opens Southampton branch

The WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association) has opened a Southampton branch. It will provide interested women and men from the maritime cluster in the surrounding area easy access to the WISTA network. Members will also benefit from the teaching, support and inspiration of WISTA membership locally, regionally and ... [+]

Are you getting enough?

The Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) and recruitment firm Spinnaker Global are holding a talk on salary trends for men and women in shore-based shipping jobs” from 6 to 9 pm on 24 February.  Guest speaker, Karen Waltham, Managing Director of HR Consulting from Spinnaker Global, will highlight ... [+]

Wista celebrates 40 years – but still work to do

WISTA-UK - the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association - celebrated four decades of “remarkable progress“ at its 40th anniversary gala dinner at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organisation on 30 July. Leading personalities from the maritime world congratulated WISTA-UK on its achievements, and the elevated status of the UK ... [+]

Women welcome woman

The Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) welcomed the appointment of Claire Perry as the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport. The organisation which represents women working in the shipping industry said it proved once again that women have a serious role to play ... [+]

Shipping people: stand up and be counted

It is time to stand up and shout about the enormous benefits that the shipping industry brings to the UK and to international trade, panelists told a debate at the International Festival for Business on Merseyside. Speakers at the at a forum organised by Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) ... [+]

WISTA launches ‘Came by Ship’ campaign

WISTA-UK, part of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association, is celebrating its 40th anniversary by launching a ‘Came by SHIP’ campaign. It aims to make the public, media and students aware of the importance of the shipping industry for the country. It hopes to help students and young people ... [+]

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