23-26 JANUARY 2017 • INTERCONTINENTAL DUBAI MARINA DUBAI - UAE

Middle East Bunkering Convention 2017 • Dubai

Wednesday 25 - Thursday 26 January ~ One and a half-day conference 

£950

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The conference will combine hard-hitting and absorbing intellectual content covering bunker quality, quantity, regulation and developments in supply, demand and infrastructure, including terminals and storage. It is aimed at shipowners and operators; bunker supplies and traders, surveyors, agents, maritime lawyers and related service industries.

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Programme details are updated on a daily basis and are subject to change as new speakers are confirmed.

If you feel you could make a significant contribution to the programme and wish to present on any of the subjects listed, please email Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes at LBH@petrospot.com in order to be considered.

 

TUESDAY 24 JANUARY 2017
 

MEBC Welcome Reception
Hosted by IBIA

 
WEDNESDAY 25 JANUARY 2017
08:00

Convention Registration / Welcome Coffee Break
Table top exhibition open for viewing

 
09:00 Chair's Opening Remarks
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
SESSION ONE – THE GLOBAL PICTURE
This session will look at the current state of the shipping, oil and bunker markets locally, regionally and globally.
09:10

Welcome to Dubai
Eng. Mohammad Al-Bastaki, Director of Maritime Operations, Dubai Maritime City Authority

09:20

Global market uncertainty: will the new politics inspire future stability or is this the way it is always going to be?
Cem Saral, Group CEO, Cockett Marine Oil

09:40

The outlook for oil prices and their impact on the bunker market
Frank Lausen, Oil Risk Manager, A/S Global Risk Management Ltd.

10:00

Panel Discussion / Q&A

10:30 coffee-breakMorning Coffee Break  
SESSION TWO – BUNKER QUALITY

This session will focus on bunker quality issues, now and in the future, as ominous environmental regulations loom large and suppliers look for suitable commercial solutions.

11:00

2020: Global regulation – compliance and enforcement
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

11:45 ISO 8217: What do the changes mean for you?
Nigel Draffin, Board Member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
12:15 Fuel management challenges for the future
Steve Bee, Group Commercial Director, Veritas Petroleum Services
12:40

Panel Discussion / Q&A

13:00 lunch-breakNetworking Lunch  
SESSION THREE – BUNKER QUANTITY

This session will look at the Fujairah bunker market and assess the impact of mass flow meters globally and locally.

14:00

Chair's Opening Remarks
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

14:05 Mass flow meters: The practicalities
Stephan Natter, Head of Department Solutions Development, Endress+Hauser
14:25

Are mass flow meters set to become the industry ‘norm’?
Henry Lancaster, Trader, Chemoil Middle East DMCC

15:45

Mass flow metering: The facts behind the hype
Michael Green, Global Technical Manager, Bunker Fuel Testing, Intertek ShipCare

15:05

Panel Discussion / Q&A

15:30 coffee-breakNetworking Coffee Break  endress hauser
SESSION FOUR – REGIONAL CASE STUDIES

This session will present case studies on different markets, examining the supply and demand issues and attempting to assess what the future might hold.

16:00

Creating an Ideal Bunker Hub
Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority

16:20

What will we be short of in the 2020s
Nigel Draffin, Board Member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

16:40

Turkey: Bunkering at the crossroads between Europe and Asia
Ali Deniz Eraydin, CEO, Cye Petrol Tic. Ltd. Sti.

17:00 Panel discussion / Q&A
 

Chair's Closing Remarks

17:30 End of Conference Sessions  
18:00-
20:00
MEBC 2017 Evening Reception

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THURSDAY 26 JANUARY 2017
08:00 Welcome Coffee Break
Table top exhibition open for viewing
 
SESSION FIVE – LEGAL ISSUES

This session will provide a very useful insight into some of the more pressing legal issues of the day.

09:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

09:10

OW Bunker: The UAE and The World
Khurram Ali, Senior Associate, Clyde & Co

09:30

Ship Arrests in the Middle East
Yaman Al Hawamdeh, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan

09:50

Post-truth: The world according to Donald Trump
Steve Simms, Partner, Simms Showers LLP, Baltimore

10:10

Up and running: The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre
Rania Tadros, Managing Partner, Ince & Co, Dubai

10:30

Bunker claims: Quantity and Quality
Harald Sondergaard, Attorney, Hafnia Law Firm

10:50

coffee-breakNetworking Coffee Break

 
SESSION SIX – PETROSPOT BUNKER SURGERY

This session will provide delegates unique access to some of the leading experts in bunkering and maritime law, offering free commercial and legal advice on any subjects discussed during the session.

11:20

Chair’s Opening Remarks
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

11:25

Panellists include:

Rania Tadros, Managing Partner, Ince & Co, Dubai
Steve Simms, Partner, Simms Showers LLP
Yaman Al Hawamdeh, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan
Khurram Ali, Senior Associate, Clyde & Co
Nigel Draffin, Board Member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)
Michael Green, Global Technical Manager, Bunker Fuel Testing, Intertek ShipCare
Henry Lancaster, Trader, Chemoil Middle East DMCC
Harald Sondergaard, Attorney, Hafnia Law Firm
Steve Bee, Group Commercial Director, Veritas Petroleum Services
Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, CEO and Captain of the Port, Gibraltar Port Authority

12:50

Chair’s Closing Remarks
Robin Meech, Managing Director, Marine & Energy Consulting, Chairman, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

13:00

lunch breakNetworking Lunch

14:00 End of Middle East Bunkering Convention 2017

Registration Options

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial):

£1295

Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop:

£250

IBIA Mass Flow Meter Workshop:

£495

MEBC 2017 Convention:

£950

 

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