Based in the shipping capital of Turkey, Young Shipping Professionals Istanbul, has the vision to encourage young generations from all aspects of shipping industry to socialize, network and gain competence by continuous education. Our aim is to provide platform for sharing knowledge, access to industry leaders and network covering; ship owners, managers, operators, brokers, traders, shipping finance professionals, marine insurance brokers, maritime lawyers… within the global maritime industry. Join us and connect with the future of the Turkish Shipping Community.


The mission of Young Shipping Professionals of Istanbul (YSPIST) is to bring together a new generation of young professionals that develop knowledge and interest for innovation in the shipping industry. We encourage companies to promote, educate and drive forward its young talents. We provide a forum for members where they can network, communicate, and ensure Turkish maritime industry’s growth and success.

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