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The Oxford Bunker Course 2024 • September

2-6 September 2024

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This world-renowned 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 in the beautiful university city of Oxford.

Oman Maritime, Ports and Energy Forum 2024 • Muscat

23-25 September 2024 - Muscat, Oman

The Oman Maritime, Ports and Energy Forum will provide a unique opportunity to meet and engage with key shipping, ports and bunkering companies and government leaders from Oman and elsewhere in the Middle East.

BunkerExperience 2024 • Netherlands • October

30 September - 3 October 2024 - Delta Hotel, Rotterdam/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 who have been in the industry for many years, but have not yet had a chance to experience real-life, hands-on bunkering.

Mass Flow Meters: Commercial Experience & Practical Know-How - September

30 September 2024 - Delta Hotel, Vlaardingen, Netherlands

This fully independent, professional one day training course provides a timely practical introduction to the whys and wherefores of mass flow metering systems, including the regulatory landscape that is making their use mandatory, insights into how they work and the benefits they bring, and how to decide which system to choose.

SMF Fest 2024

02-03 October 2024 - Porto, Portugal

Sustainable Marine Fuel Fest (formerly known as Gas Fest) is a unique ‘for industry, by industry’ forum that explores all marine fuels and technologies that will support shipping on its decarbonisation pathway. This inspiring and highly collaborative gathering will bring together key stakeholders across the marine fuel value system to align on decarbonisation strategies, stress-test policy and regulation as well as uncover the rationale for investment decisions in various fuels and technologies.

Marine Energy Transition Forum 2024 • Antwerp

22-23 October 2024 - Port House, Antwerp

The Marine Energy Transition Forum 2024 will take a granular look at what the energy transition means to the maritime sector, by exploring how fuel and technology choices will be influenced by vessel trades and routes. The discussions at the Forum will also be informed by changes in global and regional environmental mandates and legislation, the availability of finance to deliver shipping’s energy and transition, and the impact of digitalisation on vessel and voyage optimisation.

As always, a focal point of this year’s event will be the pivotal roles of ports and terminal operators in supporting ships and trade flows as the maritime industry moves inexorably towards a net zero future.

Aracon 2024 • Rotterdam

24-25 October 2024 - The Hilton Rotterdam, Netherlands

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programme attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as dozens of European shipowners and managers.

London International Shipping Week 2025

15-19 September 2025 - London

London International Shipping Week (LISW) is, beyond question, one of the most important international shipping and maritime events in the world. Having grown consistently – and rapidly – since its conception in September 2013, LISW is set to become an even bigger event in 2025, its seventh edition and twelfth anniversary.