Middle East Bunkering Convention 2020 • Dubai

3-6 February 2020 - Dubai

Now in its fifth year, the Middle East Bunkering Convention (MEBC) has built a strong reputation for the quality and scope of debate it provides on the key issues and challenges facing the marine fuels sector and wider shipping industry.

MEBC 2020 will focus on a bunker industry in transition and is well-timed to consider how IMO 2020 has impacted the marine fuel supply chain – from a regional and global perspective. The event will also look at how industry stakeholders will have to step up to the mark to meet the IMO’s ambitious 2050 GHG emission reduction targets.

European Shipping Week 2020 • Brussels

17-21 February 2020 - 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.

Marine Energy Transition Forum 2020 • Antwerp

17-18 March 2020 - Antwerp

Join us in Antwerp in March 2020 to hear global energy experts discuss how shipping will fuel its future and to discover what the marine energy transition really means for you and your business.

Organised by Petrospot Limited, and supported by the Port of Antwerp.

BunkerExperience 2020 • Netherlands

20-23 April 2020 - 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.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2020 • MAY

11-15 May 2020 - 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 2020 • Panama

18-21 May 2020 - Panama

Maritime Week Americas 2020 returns to Panama with a week of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference plus top-level training and other specialist training. With over 200 delegates expected from over 30 counties, MWA remains the largest and most popular bunkering conference in the Americas.

Maritime Week Las Palmas 2020

29 June - 2 July 2020 - Port of Las Palmas

The Port of Las Palmas and its key Government and Industry stakeholders have joined forces with Petrospot to create the inaugural Maritime Week Las Palmas – Supplying Ships in the Atlantic, a major new biennial event designed to showcase and promote this dynamic logistics hub and the wide range of maritime services provided by Las Palmas to ships sailing to and from Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Portugal Shipping Week 2020

14-18 September 2020 - Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal Shipping Week is populated by a wide range of high-level conferences, seminars, round tables, technical port and ship visits, maritime exhibitions, receptions and dinners. Hosted by Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, Portugal Shipping Week brings together dozens of Ministers of State, Ambassadors and other Government leaders from around the world with key players in the global shipping, port and maritime-related sectors. Highlights include the Flagship Conference, Atlantic Meeting, Oceans Meeting and a reception at the British Embassy, as well as hugely popular technical tours to the Port of Sines and on board specialist scientific ships, tugboats and bunker barges in the Port of Lisbon. Portugal Shipping Week is and organised by Petrospot’s joint venture company, Shipping Innovation.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2020 • September

21-25 September 2020 - 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 2020 • Netherlands

28 September - 1 October 2020 - 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.

Aracon 2020 • Rotterdam

29-30 October 2020 - The Hilton Rotterdam

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.