MEPSEAS Technology Conference

This MEPSEAS event organized by IMO and Singapore MPA ensured that participants are kept up to date on the latest developments, and communication links are established between the shipping industry, maritime administrations and technology providers.


The 2 day event is provided a platform to present, share and discuss the latest available technologies and solutions for:

  1. Ballast water management including, compliance monitoring devices and sampling equipment;
  2. Antifouling systems and the introduction of the new controls; and
  3. Ship-waste management with particular focus on pollution with plastics.

Latest amendments and updates on IMO’s work related to environmental conventions will be presented by IMO Secretariat representatives to set the scene for informed and productive discussions.

In addition to standard presentations on cost effective technology solutions from the world’s leading experts, the Conference provided an opportunity for technology suppliers to exhibit their latest state-of-the-art products and for the MEPSEAS participating countries to showcase home-grown technologies and explore best partnership opportunities to meet their specific needs.



A collaboration between the Singapore MPA and IMO to develop tools and solutions to help developing countries to reduce the transfer of aquatic invasive species through the implementation of the IMO Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling. For more information, please visit MEPSEAS | Protecting South-East Asian Seas (


The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships (


Singapore MPA aims to develop and promote Singapore as a premier global hub port and an international maritime centre, and to advance and safeguard Singapore's strategic maritime interests. For more information please visit: Home | Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)