Maritime Week Americas 2020 Virtual Conference • Free

21-22 October 2020

We are very excited to be launching the first Maritime Week Americas Virtual Conference, an amazing event designed to recreate the unique sounds, colours and fun of the onsite conferences that hundreds of delegates from all over the Americas have grown to love for more than a decade. Offering so much more than a webinar or online meeting, by including live debate and Q&A sessions, 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees, private access to speakers, sponsors and exhibitors and a wide range of other ways to communicate with your peers.

Global Bunkering Summit 2020 • Virtual • FREE of charge

2-3 September 2020 - Online Summit

FREE OF CHARGE.

Petrospot has launched the Global Bunkering Summit 2020 (GBS), the world’s first global online bunker conference that offers so much more than a webinar or online meeting, by including live debate and Q&A sessions, 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees, private access to speakers, sponsors and exhibitors and a wide range of other ways to communicate with your peers.  

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.

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.

Aracon 2019 • Rotterdam

17-18 October 2019 - 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.

BunkerExperience 2019 • Panama

15-18 October 2019 - 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. 

London International Shipping Week 2019

9-13 September 2019 - London

LISW19 will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2019, offering up to 200 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, shipowners, ship managers, bunker suppliers, lawyers, ship brokers, bankers, insurers, insurance brokers, commodity traders and brokers, ship suppliers, port operators, shipping service providers and many more. LISW17 attracted as many as 18,000 maritime professionals to London.

The one-day LISW19 Conference and Gala Dinner, to be held on Thursday 12 September, will attract the very highest-level Government and shipping industry leaders from the UK and around the world to crown what promises to be another amazing week.

BunkerExperience 2019 • Singapore

8-10 July 2019 - 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.

Maritime Week Gibraltar 2019

24-28 June 2019 - Gibraltar

Gibraltar Port Authority, HM Government of Gibraltar, Gibraltar Maritime Administration and Petrospot have joined forces to create the inaugural Maritime Week Gibraltar, a major new biennial event designed to showcase and promote Gibraltar’s thriving maritime sector to a wider international audience.

Strategically-located at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and Atlantic and of Europe and Africa, Gibraltar is the most important bunkering hub in the Mediterranean but also provides a range of key maritime services, from ship repair and agency to hull cleaning and surveying, from major cruise destination to superyacht haven, from thriving financial and legal centre to preferred crew change location. Through a major high-level conference, focused seminars, in-depth training courses, a maritime exhibition, technical site visits, onboard ship tours and some stunning networking activities, Maritime Week Gibraltar will demonstrate what this amazing peninsula has to offer.

Maritime Week Americas 2019 • Fort Lauderdale

20-24 May 2019 - Fort Lauderdale, USA

Maritime Week Americas 2019 returns to North America with a full 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.

BunkerExperience 2019 • Netherlands

6-9 May 2019 - 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.

Marine Energy Transition Forum • Antwerp

22 March 2019 - The Port House, Antwerp

The inaugural Marine Energy Transition Forum will provide an important platform for experts from the shipping, port, bunker, financial and technology sectors to explain how collaboration between stakeholders in the marine energy supply chain will be key in helping the shipping industry to move beyond its dependence on fossil fuel-based energy. 

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

Bunker Sales & Trading, Price Risk Management & Operations • Malta

28-30 January 2019 - Malta

This highly successful three-day training course covering all aspects of bunker sales and supply, operations, trading and risk management. The international bunker markets will be covered, together with quality issues, pricing and the effect of emission controls. As part of the programme, it is planned to organise a visit to a local oil storage terminal.

Offered jointly by Petrospot and the Malta Petroleum Training Academy.

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2019 • Dubai

21- 24 January 2019 - Dubai

The fourth annual Middle East Bunkering Convention provides a major forum for informed, independent discussion about the key challenges facing the marine fuels sector in the region. It also promotes rugged debate on global bunkering, shipping and trade issues among regional and international experts. The strong contingent of maritime lawyers taking part always ensures that extensive and ‘free’ legal advice is available to all participants on bunker claims and dispute resolution, regional sanctions and other pressing issues.

The Maritime Symposium: Chile

28-30 November 2018 - Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile

The Maritime Symposium: Chile offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for international delegates to meet and network with key Chilean shipowners, ship brokers, bunker suppliers, storage and port operators, agents and other maritime organisations during the highly colourful and exciting national celebrations of the Chilean Navy’s 200th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of Chilean-British naval cooperation.

The two-day Symposium consists of a one-day high-level conference focused on shipping and trade, with a focus on the West Coast of South America, and the impact (and preparedness of Chile and the rest of Latin America) of the imminent introduction of the IMO’s 2020 0.50% global sulphur cap. Day Two of the Symposium features a unique technical field trip to the country’s primary Port of Valparaíso during the naval celebrations.

Bunker Trading and Operations 2018 • Piraeus

20-21 November 2018 - Capital Ship Management Corp., Piraeus

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This two-day intensive commercially-oriented bunker course, new to Greece, is very well suited to those with a working knowledge of bunkering who require more detailed knowledge of the key elements of the commercial deal. It examines bunker trading and sales, price risk management, fuel supply and bunkering operations. It covers the essentials of oil trading, cargo purchase and terminal storage, it also covers fuel quality and availability, the use of alternative fuels, and the far-reaching impact on global bunker markets of new emissions regulations. The course includes practical exercises and tests and provides very helpful ‘real-life’ examples to illustrate the key areas covered.

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 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.

The 1.5-day conference includes two networking lunches and a spectacular evening reception and dinner at Rotterdam’s historic Royal Maas Yacht Club.

International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit 2018

16 October 2018 - Willis Building, London

The 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit (ISSS) returns to London in 2018 to focus on key developments for shipowners and ship managers, ranging from smart shipmanagement to digitalisation, the environment, heightened regulation, stronger shipping markets and cost control.

Hosted by InterManager and organised by Petrospot’s joint venture company, Shipping Innovation, ISSS is followed by InterManager’s Annual General Meeting.

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.

Portugal Shipping Week 2018

17-21 September 2018 - Lisbon, Portugal

The inaugural 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.