Maritime Week Americas 2014 • Panama

Basic Bunker Course (English)

 

Tuesday 20 May 2014 ~ Full-day Course

A one-day course designed for newcomers to bunkering which covers all the basics, including technical, operations, environmental, commercial and legal issues and has been taught at many locations around the world.

This course will run subject to a minimum of 12 delegates.

Please note: the programme below is preliminary and may be subject to change.

MORNING: TUESDAY 20 MAY 2014
08.00 Course registration
09:00 Introduction to the Bunker Business
  • What are bunkers?
  • Ships, Ports and Agents
  • The Players: Buyers / Sellers / Brokers / Deliverers
  • The Oil and Shipping Markets
09:30 The Commercial Deal
  • Inquiry: Quantity, Grade, Location, Date
  • Special Conditions
  • Offers: Subjects, Validity, Credit Negotiations, Counter Offers, Acceptance
  • Contract and Responsibilities
  • Confirmation, Invoice and Settlement Commissions
10:30 Networking Coffee Break
11:00 The Game - a role playing exercise
12:30 Networking Lunch
AFTERNOON: TUESDAY 20 MAY 2014
13:30 Operations
  • Where, when, why and how much?
  • Port Restrictions
  • Liaison and Communications
  • Delivery Methods
  • Customs Requisition and Receipt Forms
14:30 Technical
  • What are Marine Fuel, Diesel and Gasoil?
  • Specifications
  • Handling before and after delivery
  • Analysis
  • Blending
  • Problem Areas
15:30 Networking Coffee Break
16:00 Real Life
  • Disputes - Quantity & Quality
  • Examples of Real Disputes
  • The basic causes and effects of Demurrage/Delay, Cancellation, Payment Problems
  • Legal Liabilities
  • How to avoid disputes
16:50 Wrap up and Feedback
17:00 Close of course

If you are unable to attend these courses, Petrospot Limited run a number of other courses, seminars and events throughout the year. Click here.


DIAMOND SPONSORS

 meyers group

PLATINUM SPONSORS

 ecopetrol

 ow bunker

GOLD SPONSOR

 navalmex

SILVER SPONSORS

 endofa

 cepsa

 innospec

 codis

 platts

BRONZE SPONSORS

 quinn oil

 bp marine

 nonox

 vt maritime logistics

 distri candelaria

ct energia

For More Information


Please contact:
Elena Melis
Tel: +44 1295 814455
Email: events@petrospot.com

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