About the Event
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) co-organised the first-of-its-kind conference, Future-Ready Shipping 2015: A Joint IMO-Singapore International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building.
The conference gathered maritime leaders and professionals to explore ways they could make a difference in line with ongoing efforts at the IMO to reduce shipping’s carbon emissions.
Some topics which were covered:
International regulatory trends and the impact on shipping
Promising energy-efficient ship technologies
Multilateral networks and partnerships for successful technology solutions
Approaches to capacity-building and technology transfer
28 Sep 2015, Monday
Hilton Singapore, SingaporeVIEW MAP
Public event, registration required
+65 570 5634
About the Organizer
The Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of the Government of Singapore. As Port Authority, MPA regulates and manages port and marine services, facilities and activities within the Singapore waters, which includes vessel traffic and navigational safety and security, through regulation on operational efficiency and on the environment.
As Developer and Promoter, the organisation works with other government agencies and maritime industry partners to make Singapore a leading global hub port and a top international maritime centre and aims to attract shipowners and operators to set up operations in Singapore, thereby broadening the breadth and depth of maritime ancillary services offered, as well as improve on the business environment for the maritime industry. As the National Sea Transport Representative, MPA safeguards Singapore’s maritime and port interests in the international arena, which extends to being the Government’s Advisor on matters relating to sea transport and maritime and port services and facilities.