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.

An Introduction to Shipping 2018 • London

30 July 2018 - Clyde and Co., London

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This one-day course explained the basics of ships and the business of shipping. Suitable for new entrants to the maritime sector as well as non-specialists.

Maritime Week Africa 2018 • Ghana

9-12 July 2018 - Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

The week comprises the two-day Maritime Week Africa Conference, which focuses on African oil, shipping and bunker markets and the two-day Bunker Trading and Operations course. Both are designed to bring together suppliers and buyers from some of the most dynamic and active markets in Africa.

International Maritime Forum 2018

21 June 2018 - Liverpool

The Northern Maritime Powerhouse: Driving global trade post-Brexit

This unique shipping conference will focus on the Northern Maritime Powerhouse and its role in driving global trade in a post-Brexit Britain. It will look at how digitalisation and increased connectivity can enhance port processes and innovative solutions can transform maritime transport by ensuring maximum transparency. It will discuss block chain technologies and big data in the context of streamlining shipping and port operations to the lasting benefit of the end-users: the importers and exporters. Organised by Shipping Innovation, creator of London International Shipping Week, this high-level forum is designed to spark lively debate among key ports, shippers and supply chain leaders.

 

BunkerExperience 2018 • Panama

13-15 June 2018 - 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. 

Maritime Week Americas 2018 • Panama

7-11 May 2018 - Panama

Celebrating 10 years

This year Maritime Week Americas comes back to Panama not only to celebrate the country's remarkable canal and thriving bunker business, but also to celebrate MWA's 10th anniversary.

The action-packed week comprises a full programme of key maritime events, including the MWA Conference plus top-level training with the NEW two-day Bunker Trading and Operations and the Bunker Price Risk Management Seminar.

MWA 2018 also includes some awesome networking activities, including an excursion to the Expanded Panama Canal, a reception at Miraflores Locks and some spectacular Latin American music and dance.

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2018 • Dubai

5-8 March 2018 - Dubai

Register for the premier bunkering event in the Middle East in 2018 

The third annual Middle East Bunkering Convention provides a major forum for discussion about the key challenges facing the marine fuels sector in the region and on the global stage.

The event will also include The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) and a Petrospot Bunker Surgery: 'free' expert and legal advice, open to all participants.

Bunker Sales & Trading 2018 • Malta

29-31 January 2018 - Malta

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This NEW 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.

Maritime Week Africa 2017 • Cape Town

11-14 December 2017 - Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The week comprises the two-day Maritime Week Africa Conference 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.

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) 2017 • Piraeus

21-22 November 2017 - 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 2017 • Singapore

6-9 November 2017 - Singapore - Swissotel The Stamford

The IBIA Annual Convention will feature a first-class two-day IBIA Conference and Exhibition plus some highly-professional training courses.

Aracon 2017 • Rotterdam

12-13 October 2017 - 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.

BunkerExperience 2017 • Netherlands

2-5 October 2017 - 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.

An Introduction to Shipping • LISW17

12 September 2017 - The Baltic Exchange, London

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

This one-day course explained the basics of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the maritime sector as well as non-specialists.

 

London International Shipping Week 2017

11-15 September 2017 - London

LISW17 will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2017, offering over 160 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry – regulators, charterers, ship owners, 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.

The sell-out one-day LISW17 Conference and Gala Dinner, to be held on Thursday September 14, 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.