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Date: 23/11/2016

WISTA Sets Sail into the Future

Annual General Meeting & International Conference Highlights Industry, Leadership and Growth

November 17, 2016 – It was a proud moment for WISTA India when Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta was re elected to the Board of WISTA International in their AGM earlier this month. Ms.Sumeet Sahi Jt.Secretary WISTA India  and members Ms..S Priya and Jimi John also attended the conference fm India.

 More than two hundred and twenty-five shipping and trading executives from 30 countries joined the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) aboard the ms Koningsdam, Holland America Line’s newest vessel, on November 9th for the WISTA 2016 International Conference and Annual General Meeting.   The Conference, hosted by WISTA USA under the leadership of its President, Alexandra Anagnostis-Irons of Total Marine Solutions, featured the Annual General Meeting (AGM), a robust Conference program agenda, and a variety of workshops designed to transfer knowledge on the industry, leadership, and growth.

WISTA International President, Karin Orsel of MF Shipping Group, opened the AGM by underscoring the dramatic growth of WISTA, which is now active in 40 countries and boasts nearly 3,000 members.  This growth has been fueled by its successful networking, representation of the entire industry at the membership level, and collaborations with other international organizations. 

The Conference included a variety of panels, presentations and workshops centered on the future of the maritime industry.

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