The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced) 2017 • Oxford

16-18 January 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This three-day intensive residential bunker course covers technical, operational, commercial, financial and legal aspects of bunkering in significant depth. Detailed case studies, demonstrations, lectures, practical exercises and discussion groups plus comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provided a thorough background to the industry.

Bunker Financial Risk Management 2017 • Oxford

19-20 January 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This highly-focused, intensive two-day course will be relevant and useful for all marine fuel professionals – both buyers and sellers. It will clearly explain the essentials of price, credit and counterparty risk assessment.

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2017 • Dubai

23-26 January 2017 - InterContinental Dubai Marina

The second annual Middle East Bunker Convention will highlight the exceptional growth taking place in the marine fuels sector in Dubai and examine the markets and players active in the region. It will cover a range of key legal issues and topics, including the 2020 global sulphur cap and mass flow metering.

The event will also include the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) as well as workshops on Mass Flow Meters (IBIA) and Bunker Dispute Resolution.

European Shipping Week 2017 • Brussels

27 February to 3 March 2017 - Brussels

European Shipping Week is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European shipowners and other stakeholders from the shipping sector. The focus is on shipping, in all its different aspects.

This week-long series of high level events – features a major conference and Gala Dinner – bringing together the major players in the shipping industry with the primary aim of promoting the strengths of European shipping to legislators in Brussels such as the European Commission, European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.

Panama Maritime XIII

12-15 March 2017

Panama Maritime XIII, a major biennial conference and exhibition designed to showcase shipping and maritime services in the Americas, will provide a stunning opportunity to visit the giant locks on the newly expanded Panama Canal and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Flag Registry. The stellar line-up of confirmed speakers includes the Secretary General of the IMO, the head of the Panama Maritime Authority and Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority. Large delegations form the Netherlands and Germany will join 500+ delegates and exhibitors from throughout the Americas and beyond.

Petrospot has been appointed the Official International Promoter of Panama Maritime XIII. For more information please contact Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot - lbh@petrospot.com

 

BunkerExperience 2017 • Singapore

24-26 April 2017 - Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

NEW! The three-day BunkerExperience Course presents an unbeatable combination of intensive classroom teaching and real-life bunkering experience. The sharp focus on barge operations and sampling, testing lab procedures and bunker quality, and on board fuel handling and ship type familiarisation is guaranteed to provide a rock solid intellectual and practical introduction into the three most important hands-on elements of the bunker business. The morning classroom sessions are geared towards preparing students to make the most of the afternoon 'real life' experience of working on a bunker barge, working in a testing laboratory and going to sea for close-up views of different types of ships at the anchorages and terminals in Singapore.

BunkerExperience 2017 • Netherlands

8 - 11 May 2017 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) 2017 • Istanbul

8-9 May 2017 - The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This two-day intensive commercially-oriented bunker course is very well suited to those with a working knowledge of bunkering who require more detailed knowledge of the key elements of the commercial deal. It covers bunker and voyage planning, costing and pricing, chartering, terms and conditions and bunker clauses, credit and insurance, banking, specifications and procedures, risk management, regulations, measurements, dispute avoidance and resolution and claims. Detailed case studies, practical exercises, tests and comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provide a thorough background to the commercial side of the industry.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2017 • MAY

15 - 19 May 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This five-day intensive residential bunker course covers technical, operational, commercial, financial and legal aspects of bunkering, including case studies, discussion groups and practical demonstrations.. This course is also celebrated for its networking.

Maritime Week Americas 2017 • Miami

22-26 May 2017 - Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Maritime Week Americas 2017 will take place in Miami, comprising a full week of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference – focusing on  bunkering issues, from planning for the global sulphur cap in 2020 to examining fuel strategies within the cruise industry, the progress of LNG bunkering and looking at changing patterns in fuel quality – plus top-level training with the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial), the IBIA Basic Bunker Course, the Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop, IBIA's Mass Flow Meter Workshop and the Bunker Price Risk Management Seminar.

MWA 2017 also includes a guided port tour and some awesome networking activities. 

Bunker Financial Risk Management 2017 • Lisbon

6-7 June 2017 - Petrogal/GALP

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This highly-focused, intensive two-day course will be relevant and useful for all marine fuel professionals – both buyers and sellers. It will clearly explain the essentials of price, credit and counterparty risk assessment.

London International Shipping Week 2017

11-15 September 2017 - London

LISW17 will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2017, offering over 160 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, ship owners, ship managers, bunker suppliers, lawyers, ship brokers, bankers, insurers, insurance brokers, commodity traders and brokers, ship suppliers, port operators, shipping service providers and many more.

The sell-out one-day LISW17 Conference and Gala Dinner, to be held on Thursday September 14, will attract the very highest level government and shipping industry leaders from the UK and around the world to crown what promises to be another amazing week.

International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit 2017

11 September 2017 - Norton Rose Fulbright, London

The 4th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit will focus on the latest key developments for shipowners and ship managers returns to London in 2017, taking place as part of London International Shipping Week (LISW). This one day Summit will conclude with a cocktail reception for all participants.

An Introduction to Shipping • LISW17

12 September 2017 - The Baltic Exchange, London

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This one-day course explains the basics of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the bunker or maritime sector generally (not just shipping). It aims to educate and inform newcomers to shipping and those whose jobs require a basic grasp of how the industry works. So essentially more for bunker players to gain an understanding of how the full industry works, not just there segment. Invaluable insight into what the guy they are selling to needs.

An Introduction to LNG Bunkering • LISW17

13 September 2017 - The Baltic Exchange, London

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This one-day training course, An Introduction to LNG Bunkering, is designed to bring delegates up to speed with the technical, operational, practical and safety-related aspects of using LNG as a source of fuel for ships. It also covers the commercial issues, including pricing scenarios.

 

The Oxford Bunker Course 2017 • September

18-22 September 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This five-day intensive residential bunker course covers technical, operational, commercial, financial and legal aspects of bunkering, including case studies, discussion groups and practical demonstrations.. This course is also celebrated for its networking.

Aracon 2017 • Rotterdam

12-13 October 2017 - The Hilton Rotterdam

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programmes attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as shipowners and managers from throughout the region. Due to popular demand, particularly from the bunker buying side of the industry, ARACON now takes place every autumn in Rotterdam, the biggest port and by far the biggest bunkering centre in Europe.