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Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association UK or as we are better known WISTA UK would like to welcome you to our site and discover who we are and what we are all about and of course we will be delighted to welcome you as our next member!

WISTA UK our purpose is to help promote networking, provide educational activities and events and the exchange of experience among women who are working the sectors of shipping, maritime and international trade. With this in mind, we organise activities including site visits, seminars, workshops and industry related events where our members have the opportunity of meeting and forming relationships with other professionals working within the shipping industry.

Our members include naval architects, maritime lawyers, ship’s engineers, insurance and sale and purchase brokers, claims adjusters and many others working both directly in the industry and providing services to the industry.

WISTA UK is a member of WISTA International. WISTA UK is the oldest of all the National WISTA Associations dating back to 1974.

News Releases

Maritime UK launches Diversity in Maritime programme

 Diversity in Maritime launched in response to government’s flagship Maritim 2050 strategy New HR Guidance for Recruiters on gender-neutral language published Series of Professional Development webinars announced Maritime UK, the industry body for the maritime...

The Women in Maritime pledge 

Companies from across the UK maritime sector have started to sign a pledge aimed at supporting gender diversity and inclusion across the industry. The Women in Maritime pledge follows the creation of the Maritime UK’s Women in Maritime Taskforce, which brings together...

 ‘Women in Maritime’ Taskforce established

Maritime UK has established a Taskforce to address fairness, equality and inclusion within the maritime sector. The Taskforce brings together leaders from across the maritime sector to identify practical steps to increase the number of women in maritime, and crucially...

Solid Signs of Restrained Fleet Expansion

There are “solid signs” of restrained fleet expansion, matching world seaborne trade growth more closely, although not in all sectors. This was the message delivered by Richard Scott MA MCIT FICS, managing director of Bulk Shipping Analysis, at a meeting in London of...


Women bring reality to London Shipping Week One of the few conferences taking place during LISW 2017 to focus on the big issues facing current global trading and the search for solutions including the human element and how it fits into the new world of technology....


From hundreds of photos and essays, winners of the Wista UK 2016 Came by SHIP competition have just been announced in London. The photo and essay competition was organised by WISTA UK through its Came by Ship campaign to promote the importance of shipping to younger...

Providing support for women at sea

LONDON 28 April 2016 – Some relatively simple and low-cost interventions could improve the health and welfare of women seafarers, the WISTA UK AGM was told in London. Caitlin Vaughan, Project Manager, ISWAN – the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network...

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