The MTD company is an innovating company that specializes in the collection and processing of maritime waste and industrial waste.

The company consist out of 2 divisions:

  • MTD Maritime Services
  • MTD Port Reception Facility

MTD Maritime Services MTD

Maritime Services is a collector of all maritime waste* (all annexes) and is providing a wide range of maritime services for all the ARA region.

MTD Port Reception Facility

MTD is a Port Reception Facility located in the centre of the port of Antwerp and is specialized in the processing of maritime waste and industrial waste waters. 


* Marpol Convention 73/78

Marpol 73/78 is the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978. ("Marpol" is short for marine pollution and 73/78 short for the years 1973 and 1978.) Marpol 73/78 is one of the most important international marine environmental conventions. It was designed to minimize pollution of the seas, including dumping, oil and exhaust pollution. Its stated object is: to preserve the marine environment through the complete elimination of pollution by oil and other harmful substances and the minimization of accidental discharge of such substances