The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – coming soon

Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Ports & Terminals — By on July 31, 2017 at 2:45 PM

IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are organising the second edition of the Future-Ready Shipping Conference.

Two months to go – 25-26 September 2017 – Now in its 2nd edition, the Future-Ready Shipping 2017 Conference – jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) – will again gather maritime leaders with a view to catalysing information exchange and fostering a culture of cross-boundary collaboration

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building.

While great technological advances have been made towards achieving sustainable shipping, a gap remains between such advances and their widespread uptake. Technology-transfer and deployment need to be fast-tracked to support the effective implementation of requirements for ships’ energy efficiency under MARPOL Annex VI, and to further the progress already made by IMO in reducing harmful emissions from ships.

The Conference is structured into four main sessions. It will identify priority areas for international action on maritime technology cooperation and capacity building and encourage an exchange of best practices and ideas in technology transfer. It will showcase existing technology collaborations among various stakeholders and provide a platform for ship owners, port authorities and terminal operators to present and share their sustainability stories.



25-26 September 2017


Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel – Singapore


  • ​Latest trends in maritime and port energy efficient technologies, and R&D
  • Challenges – financing models, regulatory framework, and market access
  • Case studies of existing technology collaborations
  • Potential solutions to meeting countries’ needs in capacity-building and technology transfer
  • Future roles of governments, industry, maritime training institutions and multilateral networks for the increased take-up of maritime technologies for sustainable shipping

Practical Information

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