BunkerExperience 2018 • Netherlands

30 April-3 May 2018 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

A three-day inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practice in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by a Barge Day, a Lab Day and a Port Day. The course includes a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. This is a very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but have not yet had a chance to experience real-life, hands-on bunkering.

Maritime Week Americas 2018 • Panama

7-11 May 2018 - Panama

Celebrating 10 years

This year Maritime Week Americas comes back to Panama not only to celebrate the country's remarkable canal and thriving bunker business, but also to celebrate MWA's 10th anniversary.

The action-packed week comprises a full programme of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference plus top-level training with the NEW two-day Bunker Trading and Operations and the Bunker Price Risk Management Seminar.

MWA 2018 also includes some awesome networking activities, including an excursion to the Expanded Panama Canal, a reception at Miraflores Locks and some spectacular Latin American music and dance.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2018 • MAY

14 - 18 May 2018 - 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.

BunkerExperience 2018 • Panama

13-15 June 2018 - Panama, Radisson Panama Canal

es SpanishThis three-day BunkerExperience Course, taught in Spanish, 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 oil terminal familiarisation is guaranteed to provide a rock solid intellectual and practical introduction into the three most important hands-on elements of the bunker business. 

International Maritime Forum 2018

21 June 2018 - Liverpool

The Northern Maritime Powerhouse: Driving global trade post-Brexit

This unique shipping conference will focus on the Northern Maritime Powerhouse and its role in driving global trade in a post-Brexit Britain. It will look at how digitalisation and increased connectivity can enhance port processes and innovative solutions can transform maritime transport by ensuring maximum transparency. It will discuss block chain technologies and big data in the context of streamlining shipping and port operations to the lasting benefit of the end-users: the importers and exporters. Organised by Shipping Innovation, creator of London International Shipping Week, this high-level forum is designed to spark lively debate among key ports, shippers and supply chain leaders.

 

Maritime Week Africa 2018 • Ghana

9-13 July 2018

The week comprises the two-day Maritime Week Africa Conference, which focuses on African oil, shipping and bunker markets and the two-day Bunker Trading and Operations course. Both are designed to bring together suppliers and buyers from some of the most dynamic and active markets in Africa.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2018 • September

10-14 September 2018 - 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.

International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit 2018

11 September 2018 - Norton Rose Fulbright, London

The 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit will focus on the latest key developments for shipowners and ship managers returns to London in 2018. This one day Summit will conclude with a cocktail reception for all participants.

Portugal Shipping Week 2018

17-21 September 2018 - Lisbon, Portugal

Shipping Innovation and the Portuguese Ministry of the Sea are delighted to announce they have joined forces to launch the inaugural Portugal Shipping Week. The week-long event will be chaired by Portuguese Minister of the Sea Ana Paula Vitorino. Populated by a large number of events run by industry supporting organisations as well as sponsors, Portugal Shipping Week will  showcase Portugal’s role as a global shipping and logistics maritime centre.

BunkerExperience 2018 • Singapore

8-10 October 2018 - Singapore

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.

Aracon 2018 • Rotterdam

25-26 October 2018 - 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.