Global Bunkering Summit 2021 • FREE

Transparency in Bunkering - Understand your markets and know your counterparties


Tuesday 27 - Wednesday 28 April 2021

10:00 - 14:00 (GMT)  |   5 am EST   |   6 pm SGT   |   2 pm UAE

 

GBS21 will pick up the themes and challenges debated in 2020 and will remind the global bunkering sector why so many people from all over the world trust Petrospot to present the most professionally organised, easily accessible, information-packed and fully inclusive online bunker conference available.

 

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Programme details are updated regularly and are subject to change as new speakers are confirmed and themes developed.


TUESDAY 27 APRIL 2021

 

SESSION ONE – SETTING THE SCENE

This session will provide state-of-the-industry insight and will examine how Covid-19 and the global market downturn are impacting different shipping sectors while looking for the green shoots of recovery in energy and commodity markets worldwide.

  • Welcome to the Global Bunkering Summit
    Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
  • Keynote Address: Transparency in Bunkering
    Svend Stenberg Mølholt, Group Chief Operating Officer, Monjasa
  • Global Market Outlook
    Mark Williams, Managing Director, Shipping Strategy Ltd

SESSION TWO – EAST OF SUEZ

This session will look at developments in some of the key bunker markets East of Suez, in a region that has coped better than most during the coronavirus pandemic and is now leading the global recovery. It will also focus on the region’s fuel quality and availability.

  • Introduction
    Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
  • Australia
    Sean Butler, Senior Bunker Trader, Dan-Bunkering (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • South Korea
    D.G. Kang, CEO, Korea Ocean Energy
  • Philippines
    Marjorie Cuaresma, Senior Bunker Trader, Petrotrade
  • Malaysia
    Kingsley Khoo, Business Development Director, Marin Selatan Pte Ltd
  • Singapore
    Tim Cosulich, CEO, Fratelli Cosulich
  • Egypt
    Sherine el Naggar, Managing Director, Naggar Shipping
  • Fuel Quality Issues East of Suez
    Gary Walker, Regional Manager, Intertek Lintec (Singapore)

SESSION THREE – THE AMERICAS

This session will examine what is happening in key bunker markets in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean and will look at how the region is dealing with the ravages of coronavirus.

  • Introduction
    Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
  • US East Coast
    Chris Roberts, Head of Sales, Minerva
  • Florida and Caribbean
    Chelsea Jaouli, Global Business Development Manager, Tropic Oil
  • Houston and US Gulf
    Georgia Koulanakis Bell, Managing Director, Bunker One
  • Mexico
    Karen López, Navalmex Combustibles
  • Panama
    José A Digeronimo, Independent Consultant, Maritime Procurement Inc.
  • Fuel Quality Issues in Latin America
    Diego Meyer, Regional Business Manager for Central America and Caribbean, SGS

SESSION FOUR – GLOBAL BUNKER BUYERS’ PANEL

This session will enable a selected group of bunker buyers to examine current issues on a local, regional and global scale, ranging from bunkering operations to regulation and from bunker quality to supplier reliability and transparency.

Moderator
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd

 

Panellists

      • Mads Bjornebye, Bunker Services Manager, Teekay Tankers
      • Isabela Tatu, Bunkers and commercial Projects Advisor, TMA Bulk Pool Inc
      • Marta Chwesewicz, Bunkers Purchaser, Euro Marine Logistics NV
      • Martin Fletcher, Bunker Procurement Manager

 

 

WEDNESDAY 28 APRIL 2021

 

SESSION FIVE – THE MEDITERRANEAN

This session will look at a range of bunkering operations inside and on the periphery of the Mediterranean, shedding some light on some of the smaller, niche operators and their markets.

  • Introduction
    Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
  • Portugal
    Susana Broco, Bunker Trader, Galp
  • Gibraltar
    Richard Hatchman, Physical Supply Manager, Peninsula Petroleum
  • Algeciras
    Javier López, Head Commercial Department, Algeciras Bay Port Authority
  • Ceuta
    Víctor Manuel Jiménez Serrano, Commercial and Marketing Manager, Port Authority of Ceuta
    Lorena Carmona Rodríguez, Commercial and Marketing Assistant, Port Authority of Ceuta
  • Malta
    Anthony Mollet, Business Development Manager, International Fuel Suppliers (Malta)
  • Greece
    Sifis Vardinoyannis, Business Development Director, Sekavin Bunkering Stations SA

SESSION SIX – NORTH EUROPE

This session will look at developments in some of the main markets in Northwest Europe, including bunker licensing schemes and legal issues.

  • Introduction
    Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
  • Finland
    Sveta Ukkonen, Head of Marine Fuels and Services, Neste Oy
  • Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp (ARA)
    Armelle Breneol, Marine Fuels Technical Advisor for Europe, ExxonMobil
  • Antwerp
    Katrien Van Itterbeeck, Program Manager Sustainable Shipping, Port of Antwerp
  • Legal Issues in Northwest Europe
    Anders Amstrup Fournais, Partner, Hafnia Law Firm
  • Fuel Quality Issues in Northwest Europe
    Steve Bee, Group Commercial and Business Development Director, VPS

SESSION SEVEN – TRANSPARENCY IN BUNKERING

The panel discussion will look at how innovative financial solutions can unlock growth in a post-COVID world and help improve the ‘know your counterparty’ transparency throughout the bunker deal. The speakers will look at the business of bunkering, from initial enquiry, due diligence, banking, credit lines, credit and trade insurance, as well as how digitalisation can enhance transparency while streamlining the documentation process.

Moderator
John Phillips, Consultant Director, Awyr Las Ltd (UK)

 

Panellists

      • Makis Tzeis, Managing Director, Atradius (Greece)
      • Kieran Michael Brown, Group Credit Manager, Island Oil (Holding) Ltd (Netherlands)
      • Sven Brauer, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Modifi

SESSION EIGHT – INDUSTRY CONSOLIDATION AND COOPERATION

This panel discussion will look both at how the bunker sector is consolidating, to create giant global trading and supply entities, what this means for smaller, single-port suppliers and what measures that can take to survive and thrive in the highly competitive, low-margin business of bunkering.

Moderator
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd

 

Panellists

      • Kingsley Khoo, Managing Director, Marin Selatan Pte Ltd (Malaysia)
      • Robert Thompson, Managing Director, Propeller Fuels (UK)
      • John Phillips, Consultant Director, Awyr Las Ltd (UK)
      • Irene Notias, Managing Director, Prime’s BunkerPlus (Greece)
      • Anthony Mollet, Business Development Manager, International Fuel Suppliers (Malta)

 

Sponsorship

  • Arte Bunkering
    Gold
  • Veritas Petroleum Services
    Silver
  • Navalmex Combustibles SA de Cv
    Silver
  • Innospec Fuel Specialties
    Silver
  • Tropic Oil - Sol Marine
    Silver
  • Modifi
    Silver
  • Port of Algeciras
    Silver
  • Intertek Lintec
    Bronze
  • Camin Cargo Control
    Bronze
  • Propeller Fuels
    Bronze
  • International Fuel Suppliers
    Bronze
  • Galp Energia
    Bronze

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