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Maritime Week Las Palmas 2024

17-19 June 2024 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Following the huge success of the inaugural Maritime Week Las Palmas in 2022, Petrospot is returning to Gran Canaria in June 2024 to bring together the bunker, energy, shipping and maritime industries to showcase this dynamic logistics hub and the wide range of maritime services provided by the port of Las Palmas to ships sailing to and from Africa, Europe and the Americas. The flagship conference will be complemented by site visits designed to introduce the key maritime services on offer in the Canary Islands to a wider international audience.

Maritime Week Americas 2024 • Panama

20-23 May 2024 - Panama

Maritime Week Americas 2024 returns to Panama. The week-long series of key maritime events, includes the MWA Conference – the largest and most popular bunkering conference in the Americas – plus bunker training courses, a maritime services exhibition, and some exhilarating Latin American-themed networking.

ship.energy summit 2024 • Lisbon

8-9 May 2024 - Lisbon, Portugal (as part of Portugal Shipping Week)

This year’s ship.energy summit will consider how companies should formulate their decarbonisation plans and then put them into action, with a particular focus on how to evaluate which technologies and energy sources are best for them, how to access finance and support for projects, retrofits and fleet renewal, and how to ‘futureproof’ their workforce for employment in a post-fossil fuel environment.

As always, the ship.energy summit will look at the industry’s progress on decarbonisation with reference to case studies and real projects – whether they be at the start-up stage or further along the road to decarbonisation – and it will include a focus on initiatives in Iberia.

Portugal Shipping Week 2024 • Lisbon

6-10 May 2024 - Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal Shipping Week 2024 will showcase Portugal as a global shipping and maritime logistics centre and offer foreign shipowners and representatives from every maritime discipline a unique and exciting opportunity to meet, network and develop important new commercial relationships with the leaders of the Portuguese maritime sector.

Conferences, training courses and some spectacular networking, Portugal Shipping Week will be one of the maritime highlights of the year, packed with key speakers from the highest level in shipping, ports and government.

BunkerExperience 2024 • Netherlands

15-18 April - Delta Hotel, Vlaardingen, Rotterdam, 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 who have 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 2024 • April

8-12 April 2024

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This world-renowned 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 in the beautiful university city of Oxford.

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2024 • Dubai

5-7 February 2024 - Dubai

Now in its ninth year, the Middle East Bunkering Convention (MEBC) returns to Dubai in February to offer expert comment and informed debate about the issues and challenges impacting the global marine fuel sector and, as always, to provide a sharp focus on the evolving Middle East bunker market.

Maritime Week Africa 2024 • Cape Town

23-25 January 2024 - Cape Town, South Africa

Maritime Week Africa is the longest-running and most popular bunkering event in the African continent. It has built a strong reputation for attracting the highest-level industry speakers, bringing together the most important suppliers and buyers and highlighting the challenges and opportunities presented by the uniquely diverse African bunkering industry.

SMF Fest 2023

15-16 November 2023 - Valencia

Sustainable Marine Fuel Fest (formerly known as Gas Fest) is a unique ‘for industry, by industry’ forum that explores all marine fuels and technologies that will support shipping on its decarbonisation pathway. This inspiring and highly collaborative gathering will bring together key stakeholders across the marine fuel value system to align on decarbonisation strategies, stress-test policy and regulation as well as uncover the rationale for investment decisions in various fuels and technologies.

WISTA International Conference 2023

25-27 October 2023 - Montevideo, Uruguay

This year’s WISTA International AGM & Conference will be celebrated in October in Montevideo, the beautiful capital city of Uruguay. The conference will focus on the key shipping and trading activities that make Latin America such an essential piece of the global economic jigsaw. But it will also examine shipping’s journey towards a greener, more digitalised future, both within Latin America and beyond.

Aracon 2023 • Rotterdam

19-20 October 2023 - The Hilton Rotterdam, Netherlands

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.

Marine Energy Transition Forum 2023 • Antwerp

17-18 October 2023 - Port House, Antwerp

The Marine Energy Transition Forum returns to The Port of Antwerp-Bruges in October 2023 to pick up the key threads of the complicated and evolving debate on shipping’s energy transition.

BunkerExperience 2023 • Netherlands • October

2-5 October 2023 - Delta Hotel, Rotterdam/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 who have 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 2023 • September

25-29 September 2023

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This world-renowned 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 in the beautiful university city of Oxford.

London International Shipping Week 2023

11-15 September 2023 - London

London International Shipping Week (LISW) is, beyond question, one of the most important international shipping and maritime events in the world. Having grown consistently – and rapidly – since its conception in September 2013, LISW is set to become an even bigger event in 2023, when the shipping world is able to meet again in person and in earnest.

Transparency in Shipping and Bunkering Forum

11 September 2023 - Norton Rose Fulbright, London

As part of London International Shipping Week 2023

The Forum will see the launch of an Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) index specifically for shipping companies which is the result of independent academic research by two leading universities, the University of Plymouth and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

The event will also consider if the marine fuels industry’s often rather opaque commercial and operations practices are really changing, particularly in the context of the bunker supply chain, compliance with environmental and national regulations, an increasingly complex sanctions framework, the growth of digitalisation and the industry’s role in shipping’s energy transition.

Maritime Week Gibraltar 2023

26-30 June 2023 - Gibraltar

Gibraltar - The Maritime Hub of Choice in the Mediterranean

Maritime Week Gibraltar (MWG), now on its third edition, has become one of the most important maritime events in southern Europe. The biennial event has been created to showcase and promote Gibraltar’s thriving maritime sector to a wider international audience. After the successes of 2019 and 2021, MWG23 is expected to be the most popular yet.

Maritime Week Americas 2023 • New Orleans

12-14 June 2023 - New Orleans

Maritime Week Americas 2023 will take place in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, one of the most exhilarating and colourful cities in the Americas. Located right on the Mississippi River, which stretches over 2,300 miles from northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans is world famous for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and unique cuisine which reflects its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures.

Madeira Maritime Week 2023 • Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

15-19 May 2023 - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Madeira Maritime Week will showcase high-profile representatives of the maritime industry and provide an opportunity for international shipowners and representatives of all maritime disciplines to meet, network, and make new and valuable business connections with leading Portuguese industry representatives.

The Oxford Bunker Course 2023 • May

8-12 May 2023

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This world-renowned 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 in the beautiful university city of Oxford.