Research is creating knwoldge and it is essential for every business. In simple words, it is setting the framework of where you stand in order to get where you want to go.

The World Maritime Academy is undertaking research projects with the office team, an also  in collaboration with other institutions.

One of our core objectives is to research and analyse the shipping world.

World Maritime Academy is actively involved in research of sustainability in shipping, human resource management, HR in shipping, shipbuilding and scrapping trends in the world, and women in shipping.

Contact us to discuss the research solutions that we offer that match your company’s needs.

Happiness Survey

Survey on Happiness at Work (ONGOING)

Are you truly happy at work?

Most companies, no matter the industry, focus on the expertise that employees have. There are companies that also consider on optimizing the quality and function taking under consideration the positive work experience that employees have.

Happiness is one of the important issues that need to be considered especially in the world environment. Happiness at work is the feeling that employees enjoy what they do, they are proud of themselves, they are proud of themselves, and they enjoy people being around.

Happy employees tend to focus more on their work and increase their productivity. At the same time happiness at work is influenced by job satisfaction, job engagement, workplace security, managing stress and self-confidence.

We are conducting this survey in order to understand how happy people are at work in different industries.

The results of the survey are confidential and the information you provide will be kept anonymous. Completing the survey will take only couple of minutes.

WISTA Hellas


In July 2020, WMA undertook the development, hosting, analysis, and reporting of the 1st Membership Survey for WISTA Hellas.

The results are highly confidential and shared only within the WISTA Hellas Association and its members. If you are a WISTA Hellas member contact us to be provided with the results presented on the AGM.

We are pround working with WISTA Hellas and contributing in the provision of the upmost service for the member of a shipping organization.

wista international

in collboration with WISTA International

In 2010, 2015 and 2017, research on women in shipping was initiated and carried out by Dr. Katerina Konsta in collaboration with WISTA and for the WISTA members, The outcome of the research was presented at the WISTA International AGM in 2015 at Istanbul and in 2017 at Rotterdam.

We are pround collaborating with WISTA.

WISTA was formed in 1974, the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) is a global organisation connecting female executives and decision-makers around the world. WISTA International serves as a connector for its network of more than 3,000 female professionals from all sectors of the maritime industry.

51 countries support a National WISTA Association (NWA), each of which in turn is a member of and is guided by WISTA International. NWAs provide in-country and regional networking, business and skill-building opportunities, corporate visibility, and also facilitate relationships within the industry.

On a global scale, WISTA members have access to an incredibly diverse network of executives in the shipping and trading field on whom they can call for referrals, connections, advice or business collaborations.

The results of the most recent 2017 Research are as follows:

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