© 2019 by GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships. 

Have you taken any striking images of our beautiful marine life? Do you take pride in the work you do at a port, marina, shipyard, on board a ship, an aquaculture farm or as a researcher? Or do you simply love the sea and marine life ? 


Enter your photos into our competition for the chance to win our prizes. Plus all winning images will be displayed at IMO headquarters in London! 


To be in with a chance of winning the competition you need to read the description of the categories and have some fun taking photographs. When you are happy with a photograph and think it could be the winning entry, submit it to GloFouling Partnerships using the form below. Please make sure you state the  category in your entry.

Photo Competition

Category 1: Invasive aquatic species

Choose your favourite invasive aquatic species, either in the laboratory, on the beach or under the water. You can find more information about invasive aquatic species here.

Category 2: Biofouling

If you don’t know what biofouling is, check it out here. We are looking for biofouling on any surface: on ships and yachts, sailing boats, nets,  aquaculture farms and ropes, offshore platforms, ocean renewable energies, ports and marinas.

Category 3: Cleaning and painting

Show off how you clean biofouling on nets or ropes, or how do you clean and paint you boat hull or your nets.

Deadline for submissions:

20 March 2020.



The Finalists shall appear in a Photography Exhibition held at IMO headquarters in London during the Marine Environment Protection Committee.

Calling to all photographers and ocean lovers !! 


1st Prize:    Best photograph from all categories

IMO combo (1 Unisex Regatta Jacket; 1 Polo t-shirt, 1 baseball cap, 1 tumbler and 1 mug). 


Finalist Prize: To the two photos selected for each category (two winners per category).  IMO baseball cap and mug


The prize is as stated. There is no cash alternative.

Enter the competition

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