Maritime Week Americas 2017 • Miami

22-26 May 2017 - Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Maritime Week Americas 2017 will take place in Miami, comprising a full week of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference – focusing on  bunkering issues, from planning for the global sulphur cap in 2020 to examining fuel strategies within the cruise industry, the progress of LNG bunkering and looking at changing patterns in fuel quality – plus top-level training with the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial), the Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop and the Bunker Price Risk Management Seminar.

MWA 2017 also includes some awesome networking activities. 

The Oxford Bunker Course 2017 • MAY

15 - 19 May 2017 - 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.

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) 2017 • Istanbul

8-9 May 2017 - The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This two-day intensive commercially-oriented bunker course 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 covers bunker and voyage planning, costing and pricing, chartering, terms and conditions and bunker clauses, credit and insurance, banking, specifications and procedures, risk management, regulations, measurements, dispute avoidance and resolution and claims. Detailed case studies, practical exercises, tests and comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provide a thorough background to the commercial side of the industry.

Shipping & Bunker Training 2017 • Singapore

27-28 April 2017 - Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

Part of Singapore Maritime Week

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This distinct one-day course, An Introduction to Shipping, provides delegates a solid base from which to heighten their understanding of three different, but closely connected, sectors of the shipping industry.

This course is designed for new entrants to the maritime sector but is also well suited to non-specialists in shipping and bunkering.

BunkerExperience 2017 • Singapore

24-26 April 2017 - Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore

Part of Singapore Maritime Week

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

NEW! 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.

Panama Maritime XIII

12-15 March 2017

Panama Maritime XIII, a major biennial conference and exhibition designed to showcase shipping and maritime services in the Americas, will provide a stunning opportunity to visit the giant locks on the newly expanded Panama Canal and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Flag Registry. The stellar line-up of confirmed speakers includes the Secretary General of the IMO, the head of the Panama Maritime Authority and Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority. Large delegations form the Netherlands and Germany will join 500+ delegates and exhibitors from throughout the Americas and beyond.

Petrospot has been appointed the Official International Promoter of Panama Maritime XIII. For more information please contact Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot - lbh@petrospot.com

 

European Shipping Week 2017 • Brussels

27 February to 3 March 2017 - 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 2017 • Dubai

23-26 January 2017 - InterContinental Dubai Marina

The second annual Middle East Bunkering Convention will highlight the exceptional growth taking place in the marine fuels sector in Dubai and examine the markets and players active in the region. It will cover a range of key legal issues and topics, including the 2020 global sulphur cap and mass flow metering.

The event will also include the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) as well as workshops on Mass Flow Meters (IBIA) and Bunker Dispute Resolution.

Bunker Financial Risk Management 2017 • Oxford

19-20 January 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This highly-focused, intensive two-day course will be relevant and useful for all marine fuel professionals – both buyers and sellers. It will clearly explain the essentials of price, credit and counterparty risk assessment.

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced) 2017 • Oxford

16-18 January 2017 - The Cotswold Lodge Hotel

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This three-day intensive residential bunker course covers technical, operational, commercial, financial and legal aspects of bunkering in significant depth. Detailed case studies, demonstrations, lectures, practical exercises and discussion groups plus comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provided a thorough background to the industry.

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) 2016 • Piraeus

22-23 November 2016 - Capital Ship Management Corp.

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This two-day intensive commercially-oriented bunker course 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 covers bunker and voyage planning, costing and pricing, chartering, terms and conditions and bunker clauses, credit and insurance, banking, specifications and procedures, risk management, regulations, measurements, dispute avoidance and resolution and claims. Detailed case studies, practical exercises, tests and comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provide a thorough background to the commercial side of the industry.

IBIA Annual Convention 2016 • Gibraltar

7-11 November 2016 - Sunborn Gibraltar Super Yacht Hotel

The IBIA Annual Convention will feature a first-class two-day IBIA Conference and Exhibition plus some highly-professional training courses, including the renowned two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) and the one-day IBIA Basic Bunker Course (offered in English and Spanish).

International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit 2016 • Singapore

3 October 2016 - Reed Smith, Singapore

The third International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit will examine the strength of the relationship between ship owners and third party managers. Industry developments, international concerns, as well as relationships within the shipping industry chain will all come under the spotlight as leading ship owners and ship managers join industry specialists representing sectors including ship broking, insurance and chartering meet for this one-day Summit.

Aracon 2016 • Rotterdam

22-23 September 2016 - The Hilton Rotterdam

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programmes attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as shipowners and managers from throughout the region. Due to popular demand, particularly from the bunker buying side of the industry, ARACON now takes place every autumn in Rotterdam, the biggest port and by far the biggest bunkering centre in Europe.

International Maritime Human Rights Conference 2016 • London

14 September 2016 - Royal College of Surgeons

Ensign Events together with Human Rights at Sea announce the launch of the International Maritime Human Rights Conference and Dinner 2016. Bringing together industry, civil society and government-level leaders for discussion and debate, the conference will offer an objective view point on issues currently affecting the human element at sea. It will explore topical and emerging matters, and investigate human rights protections and available remedies for abuse. Undertaken by both national and international experts, the event will deliver incisive commentary and concepts to the audience for consideration and debate.

BunkerExperience 2016 • Panama

11-14 July 2016 - Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall, Panama

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Started with a welcome dinner, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme with superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

Maritime Week Africa 2016 • Ghana

27 June - 30 June 2016

The week comprises the two-day Oil & Shipping Africa Conference, which focuses on African oil, shipping and bunker markets and the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial). Both are designed to bring together suppliers and buyers from some of the most dynamic and active markets in Africa.

Maritime Week Americas 2016 • Fort Lauderdale

23-27 May 2016 - Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

Returning to North America, Maritime Week Americas comprises a full week of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference – the largest and most popular bunkering conference in the Americas – plus top-level training with the two-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial), the IBIA Basic Bunker Course, the Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop and the Bunker Price Risk Management Seminar.

MWA 2016 also includes a guided tour of Port Everglades, one of the biggest and most important cruise, petroleum and container ports in the Americas. 

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced) 2016 • Singapore

18-20 April 2016 

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

The three-day intensive Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced) covers technical, operational, commercial, financial and legal aspects of bunkering in significant depth. It is intended for those with at least two years' experience of bunkering or for those who have graduated from the Oxford Bunker Course.  Provides delegates a solid base from which to heighten their understanding of three different, but closely connected, sectors of the shipping industry.

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2016 • Dubai

13-17 March 2016 - InterContinental Dubai Marina

The first annual Middle East Bunkering Convention will highlight the exceptional growth taking place in the marine fuels sector in Dubai and examine the markets and players active in the region. It will examine the impact that the imminent easing of Iranian sanctions will have on the region and will cover a range of other key legal issues, such as the establishment of the new Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and the continuing fallout from the demise of OW Bunker. 

The week will include the three-day Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced), a half-day Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop and IBIA’s one-day Basic Bunker Course.