The Members of the new Board of Directors of WISTA Hellas paid a customary visit to the Greek Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, Mr. Ioannis Plakiotakis, and to the Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard, Vice Admiral George Alexandrakis.
During the visit to the Ministry, the Members of the BoD met also with the Secretary-General for Ports, Ports Policy and Maritime Investments, Mr. Evagelos Kyriazopoulos, and the Secretary-General for Aegean and Island Policy, Mr. Manolis Koutoulakis.
The BoD presented the activities of the Association and discussed ways of strengthening the collaboration between WISTA Hellas and the Ministry and the HCG.
WISTA Hellas a member of WISTA International is a non-profit organization that was formed in Greece in 1993 with a membership of approximately 300 women in top management positions in shipping companies based in Greece.
WISTA Hellas supports the exchange of information and experience in the shipping industry among its members for the facilitation of business development opportunities both within and out of the organization
. WISTA seeks to empower its members by enhancing competence and career success through networking and education. In furtherance of these goals and to promote Greek Shipping both domestically and internationally,
WISTA organizes and hosts a number of seminars, forums, and events featuring experts from the country and the international shipping community.