SUNDAY
Arrive in Oxford
DAY ONE: MONDAY
09:00

Introduction/Administration / Round Robin
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited

Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

09:30 Introduction to the Bunker Industry
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA
10:30 coffee-breakCoffee Break and Course Photograph
11:15 Commercial Introduction
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA
12:15 Mini Exercise: Bunker Game
13:00 lunch-breakNetworking Lunch
14:00 Technical Introduction
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA
15:00 coffee-break Coffee Break
15:30

Operations - Practical Aspects
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

17:00 Introduction Quiz
17:30 Close of Day One's Training
  Oxford University Tour
   
DAY TWO: TUESDAY

09:00

Bunker Fuel: Refining and Production
Lecturer: Peter David, Technical Consultant, BP Marine

10:15

coffee-breakCoffee Break

10:45

Specifications: ISO 8217 - Parameters, Levels, Variations, Labs & Test Methods
Lecturer: Peter David, Technical Consultant, BP Marine

12:00

On-Board Handling, Purifying, Blending (featuring Alfa Laval Video)
Lecturer: Chris Fisher, Consultant, Brookes Bell

13:00

lunch-breakNetworking Lunch

14:00

Bunker Survey / Surveyors
Lecturer: Michael Green, Technical Manager, Intertec Lintec ShipCare Services

15:00

Mini Case Study

15:30

coffee-breakCoffee Break

16:00

Don’t Forget Gasoil
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

16:30

Sampling and On-Board Testing Equipment
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

17:00

Technical Quiz

17:30

Close of Day Two's Training
 

Tour of historic Oxford pubs

 
DAY THREE: WEDNESDAY
09:00

Uses and Abuses of Credit
Lecturer: Paul Millar, Managing Director, Bominflot Ltd

10:00

Aspects and Effects of International Control and Regulation of Bunkers
Lecturer: John Stirling, Quality Manager, World Fuel Services

11:00

coffee-breakCoffee Break

11:30

The Role of the Major Oil Company
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

12:10

The Fuel Oil Market featuring a Spotlight on Low Sulphur Residuals
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

12:45

lunch-breakNetworking Lunch

13:45

The Alternatives
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

14:45

Traders, Brokers & Bankers
Lecturer: Neal Bolton, Bunker Broker, OceanConnect Marine

15:15

Mini Case Study

15:00

coffee-breakCoffee Break

16:15

Oil Spills, ISPS etc.
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

16:50

Commercial Quiz

17:15

Close of Day Three's Training

 

Punting on the Isis

   
DAY FOUR: THURSDAY

09:00

The Buyers Viewpoint (Owner, Charterer, Manager)
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

10:30

coffee-breakCoffee Break

11:00

Material Safety Datasheets etc.
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

11:40

Bunker Hedging (A Beginner’s Guide and some Practical Demonstrations)
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Consultant, ClearLynx and Chairman, IBIA

13:00

lunch-breakNetworking Lunch

14:00

Bunker Case Study
15:00 coffee-breakCoffee Break

17:00

Course Recap

17:30

Close of Day Four's Training
  Course Dinner
   
DAY FIVE: FRIDAY

09:30

Comprehensive Course Quiz
Lecturer: Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes

10:15 coffee-breakCoffee Break
10:30 Legal Aspects of Bunkering
Lecturer: Andrew Preston, Partner, Clyde & Co LLP
12:15 Results of Course Quiz
12:30

Course Wrap-up

PLEASE NOTE: All students are requested to ensure that their homeward flights and other travel plans allow them to remain in Oxford until the formal course programme ends at 1pm on Friday with the award of course certificates.

12:45 lunch-breakNetworking Lunch / Close of Course

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