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Singapore to host Future Ready Shipping Conference
by The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (Government)
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be co-organising with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) the 2nd edition of the Future Ready Shipping Conference to be held in Singapore on 25-26 September 2017.

The Conference aims to gather maritime leaders from developed and developing countries to exchange views and foster a culture of collaboration in energy efficient technologies and technology transfer.
Progress reports
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Training and professional development
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
The Conference is scheduled to take place from 25-26 September 2017.
The Conference will serve as a good platform for capacity building, in particular for developing countries and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), to share their experiences and challenges in implementing energy efficient technologies, and to learn more on technology transfers and the latest trends in energy efficient technologies.
Other, please specify
Funding, manpower and other resources to organise the Conference.
Basic information
Time-frame: September 2017 - September 2017
International Maritime Organisation (International Organisation)
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Luke Tang, Mr, reach.luke@gmail.com,
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