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Middle East Bunkering Convention 2024 • Dubai

Sponsors and Supporters


PLATINUM sponsor

bunker partnerBUNKER PARTNER

Bunker Partner is an independent marine fuels and energy commodities trading company. Established in 2015 by experienced professionals of shipping and bunkering businesses, today the company has strong and energetic multi-national teams in Europe, Middle East, and South-East Asia.

The company believes that the security of logistical chains, reliable energy sources, and partnerships for life are the cornerstones of global trading. With the global challenges shipping and energy industries are facing today, Bunker Partner is constantly evolving and growing to support its partners to transition smoothly to sustainable fuels, energy, and shipping solutions.

Web: bunkerpartner.eu





tfg marine


TFG Marine is a leading international marine fuel supply and procurement joint-venture between physical commodity trading company Trafigura and ship owning companies Frontline Ltd and Golden Ocean Group Ltd.

Formed in 2020, the TFG Marine provides modern, simplified, and transparent services that bridge every stage of the bunkering process for its customers, supplying over 10 million metric tonnes of marine fuels per annum at 35 strategic bunkering hub locations around the world.

Web: www.tfgmarine.com




GOLD sponsor


cockett marine


Cockett Marine Oil was founded in the UK in 1979 by Neil Cockett, whose aim was to provide a specialist marine fuel service to the shipping industry. Since then, the organisation underwent rapid expansion with the opening of strategic offices in locations such as USA, Netherlands, Türkiye and Singapore.

Since 2012, Cockett Group has been 50% owned by Vitol, the world's largest energy and commodity group, and 50% by Grindrod, a logistics and specialised services group, with a combined industry experience of 150 years. In the same year, we moved our operational headquarters to Dubai as one of the world's prime East-to-West hubs.

Today, Cockett Group is an international leader and value-added reseller of marine fuels, lubricants and petroleum products. We have employees representing over 25 nationalities based in 11 offices with 600 service points worldwide. We combine local business practices and international expertise to bridge operations across the globe.

Web: www.cockettgroup.com




SILVER sponsorS



Oilmar is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company in the marine fuels and freight trading industry. Established to provide comprehensive and dependable marine solutions, Oilmar specializes in delivering top-quality marine fuels, lubricants, and freight services worldwide. Our wide-ranging expertise includes marine fuels trading, cargo trading, and ship chartering.

Emphasizing customer satisfaction, we are dedicated to offering customized solutions that cater to the unique requirements of each client. Our team, comprising over 90 professionals, is committed to professionalism and innovation, ensuring exceptional service delivery.

With a presence in 9 countries and a market reach extending to over 100 countries, Oilmar collaborates with more than 600 counterparties as a trusted partner in the maritime sector.

Web: oilmar.com

The Hawks PVT LTD

 Hawks PVT LTD is a global bunker trader and physical bunker supplier:

-             in all ports of the Maldives

-             all ports of Sri Lanka, by truck and barge

With more than 16 years of experience in the maritime business, we have developed a strong supply network and are able to arrange bunkering services in all major ports across the globe.

Headquartered in Maldives with international trading hubs in Dubai, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia.

Web: thehawks.biz

vt strap


Verenigde Tankrederij (VT) has always been a respected and well-known inland tanker operator ever since its foundation in 1916.

VT Group today has built on a proven track record of more than 100 years’ experience in the maritime logistics and bunkering industry, steadily growing into a global operator.

Since 2009, VT has been active in Panama under the flag of VT Shipping and with the acquisition of Boluda Tankers in 2020, the VT Group has grown into a large international shipowner with operations in the ARA region, Panama, Oman, Sweden, Spain, the Canary Islands and on the river Rhine. With highly trained personnel and impeccable equipment, VT consistently offers optimal support for its customers, always living by its core values of Quality, Safety and Sustainability.

Web: www.vtgroup.nl




BRONZE sponsorS



 For 25 years, Infospectrum has been the flagship provider of independent counterparty risk appraisal reports and ratings, due diligence research, KYC intelligence, and dynamic supporting solutions; Infospectrum's work is integral to risk management, compliance, and trade approval procedures within the shipping, commodities, and energy trading markets.

With its dedicated team of 50 specialist Analysts operating from 6 strategic global locations, Infospectrum delivers thoroughly researched and insightful reports to support risk management and compliance decisions with confidence.

Web: www.infospectrum.net


 As a ship owner, operator or ship cargo stakeholder, your ability to run a profitable business is constantly being challenged by quality, quantity, reliability, and performance issues. Intertek Lintec is the shipping community’s gateway to Intertek’s global network of state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and industry-leading technical Total Quality Assurance, helping to reduce and avoid costly delays, repairs, losses and other risks to your shipping business and operations.

Web: intertek.com/lintec


As the exclusive physical supplier in Djibouti, Red Sea Bunkering (commonly called RSB) was established in July 2015 by Great Horn Investment Holding Group, the mother company through Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority (DPFZA).

Strategically located, Djibouti strengthens its port services in the Red Sea and in the Babel-Mandeb corridor, which places us among the first choices of bunkering points in the region.

RSB provides best of class bunkering activity across East Africa, in line with all international standards and practice.

We operate both offshore in Djibouti National waters and onshore at all ports of Djibouti and Horizon Terminals Jetty (HDTL).

We are the only port in the Red Sea to guarantee ISO 8217:2010 for VLSFO and LS MGO. In addition, RSB offers high quality brands of marine lubricant such as Chevron Marine and PTT.

Over the years we have established fruitful and long-standing relationships with numerous companies involved with bunkering (ship-owners, charterers, traders, brokers) allowing us to become known as a viable and safe option throughout the shipping world. This in turn has created a lot of visibility and more appeal to Djibouti.

Web: rsbunkering.com



Seahawk Services is your Partner for Global Marine Fuel Quality and Quantity Inspection. With more than 25 years of experience in Marine Fuel Testing and Inspection, Seahawk Services provides cost-effective Fuel Oil Analysis and Bunker Quantity Survey as well as other services to assist our partners to achieve optimum fuel management and comply with marine fuel regulatory requirements.

Excellent client communication through one point of contact for all your fuel management needs.

We are Committed to Delivering Excellence without jeopardizing Quality or Integrity.

Web: seahawkservices.com



We were the pioneers of marine fuel testing in 1981, plus bunker quantity surveys in 1987 and very quickly became established as a world-leading partner to the maritime industry. Before the International Marine Fuel Testing Standard, ISO8217, was introduced in 1987, we were already global-leaders in marine fuel quality testing and 40 years on, remain so to this day.

From the introduction of IMO MARPOL Annex VI in 2005, environmental legislation aimed at reducing SOx, NOx and Particulate-Matter emissions has driven many developments in marine fuels and lubricants, with our innovations providing valued-solutions to the world’s shipping fleet.

To achieve a sustainable shipping industry, attention is now focused on reducing CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years and we are at the forefront in fuel and oil advisory testing services supporting the maritime sector to achieve these goals.

 Web: www.vpsveritas.com






Web: https://soharportandfreezone.om/en









IBIA is the voice of the global bunker industry and represents all stakeholders across the industry value chain. Our membership includes ship owners/operators, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, barging companies, storage companies, surveyors, port authorities, credit reporting companies, lawyers, P&I clubs, equipment manufacturers, shipping journalists and marine consultants. Today we have members in more than 80 countries.

IBIA represents the industry at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as a consultative non-governmental organisation. IBIA was represented on the Expert Panel in 2007 which reported to IMO about the implications of proposed revisions to MARPOL Annex VI. IBIA attends all meetings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and a number of Sub-Committees.

Web: www.ibia.net




Middle East Maritime Media Partner

 robban assafina 


Robban Assafina, the regional maritime media platform has been sailing in the maritime reporting and networking since 2009, with direct connections to regional and international decision makers, who ensured a high level of participation, and still, in all accomplished activities and events.
Robban Assafina is keen to provide an effective yard for access, exchange of maritime knowledge and networking. With our progressive and synergistic maritime approach, we are able to offer distinguished themes and new directions for you to navigate your course safely and seek the best opportunities for your business development.
Robban Assafina, the unique maritime MENA publication, website, and smart phones’ application, is a regional intensive maritime media services developed side by side with training courses/workshops in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region, with a specialized crew of maritime experts, masters & engineers, who focus directly on shipping, shipbuilding, ships, ports, offshore, and everything related to the world of marine navigation, communication and machineries.

Web: www.assafinaonline.com




media partners

 amp portuaria


Daily Offer of jobs into the maritime, port and logistics sectors. News, Vessels, Companies, Ports, Customs, Events …
Envíenos sus ofertas de trabajo y las publicaremos completamente GRATIS en un medio profesional y especializado.

Send us your job offers and will publish totally FREE in our professional and specialized media.

Web: www.actualidadmp.com 


Bunkerspot is published by Petrospot Limited, a dynamic publishing and events company focused on providing information resources for the transportation, energy and maritime industries.

Bunkerspot is a key source of quality information for all professionals working in the international bunker industry. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, accurate – and always independent – view of the multi-faceted global marine fuels industry.

The bi-monthly Bunkerspot magazine focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering, and also keeps its readers up to speed on innovations and trends in vessel and fuel efficiency technologies. This high profile and well respected publications is written by experienced bunker journalists and a team of top industry experts.

In addition to receiving Bunkerspot magazine and gaining full access to the news website and archive, a premier subscription package includes a log-in to the Bunkerspot Price Index.

The Bunkerspot Price Index offers spot bunker prices in over 350 ports, updated daily and with easy to see tracked price changes.

Web: www.bunkerspot.com


Cleaner Seas is an online publication that covers the whole range of marine environmental issues and legislation, ranging from matters such as oil pollution prevention to control of funnel emissions and from the dumping of rubbish to use of antifoulings. It is produced with the active assistance and support of the major maritime organisations.

Cleaner Seas has three main objectives: to keep shipping decision makers up to date with environmental issues, to inform a wider readership of what action is already being taken by shipping to prevent environmental damage and to project a balanced view of the industry’s environmental record, which is far better than the tabloid press would have us believe.

Web: www.cleanerseas.com


Energy Business Review is a print and online magazine that provides readers with a 360-degree view of the energy ecosystem. The magazine covers the entire spectrum of the energy community, which includes various energy companies and many more. Our subscribers include Senior Research Scientist, SVP Drilling & Well, Chief Engineers - Drilling & Completion, Drilling Contractors, Geologist/Geophysicist, Project Heads, VP Refinery Operations, Director- Oil & Gas Exploration and Production, GVP Strategy & Sustainability, Rig Owners and many other senior decision-makers from the energy sectors.

Web: www.energybusinessreview.com

Energy Global News


"energy global news" aims to provide the oil and gas professional and non-professional public with regular updates related to the adventure of the quest for energy, this in a concise way that is easily accessible at a glance by anyone.
“energy global news” supports and promotes the oil and gas industry world and its various actors, as well as all types of fossil and renewable energy.
For more details: www.energyglobalnews.com

Web: energyglobalnews.com


Energy Tech Review is a guardian angel in this concern, assisting the service providers and business people to choose from the vast pool of enterprises who have worked in the energy sector to bring positive changes in our environment. Energy Tech Review aggregates the brightest minds, opinions, analyses, the latest technologies, and the most mind-boggling arguments about the critical issues that exist in the energy sector.

Web: energytechreview.com


GreenEconomy.Media is a media company focused on policy, thought leadership, best practice, technology and innovation in the green economy in South Africa and regionally. Our aim is to facilitate sustainable growth by bringing together businesses with providers of products and services, information, capital and other resources through an innovative distribution omni-channel. We believe that once presented with knowledge and information, decision-makers will make the right choices.

Our content communicates the fundamental issues and facilitates the action needed for a more environmentally responsible production into the future. We aspire to advance the green economy by creating powerful, responsive and measurable media platforms that deliver insight and intelligence on all sustainable matters; as well as unparalleled access to buyers and sellers of green economy-related goods and services.

The sectors that we include infrastructure and building, energy, technology, food and agriculture, mobility, business and industry, mining as well as water and waste.

Web: Green Economy Journal | www.greeneconomy.media


The Industry Events platform enables collaboration between the world's professionals, enterprises, and academia through access to high-quality events and training across all industry verticals. Every day new speaking, business and sponsorship opportunities are discovered through the global Industry Events website and apps.

Web: www.industryevents.com


MABUX’s goal is to rationalise the bunker industry by focusing the necessary information on the one website – www.mabux.com / new.mabux.com - is a one-stop website!

The site is tailor-made for the marine bunker industry: it gives the user all the necessary tools to be able to assess the market.

It starts with Oil Exchanges, ICE and NYMEX, publishing the so-called ‘Oil Futures’ feature gives the user an idea of what is actually happening in the oil market at any particular moment. Oil Future also gives an indication of the forthcoming day’s spot bunker price development.

The Spot Bunker Market is updated continuously throughout the day. The Oil Future-Connect prices, which includes information from a number of major ports, are updated every minute during trading hours. These prices are visible parallel together with the Physical Market Indications, and give an early Price Warning as to which way the bunker market is heading. As from this year 2019 the site is also featuring if the bunker market is OVERCHARGING or UNDERCHARGING. A very popular tool, which gives the market players something to take into consideration.

Web: mabux.com

manifold times


Based at the world’s largest bunkering port, Singapore bunkering publication Manifold Times (www.manifoldtimes.com) is recognised as the leading reference for information regarding the Asian marine fuels sector; as the only independent bunkering publication operating in Asia – with expansion to China during 2023 (www.manifoldtimes.com.cn) – we offer clients a unique gateway to enter the regional market.

 Web: manifoldtimes.com


 Relied upon by shipowners, financiers, investors, ship managers, brokers, lawyers and accountants for the past 30 years, Marine Money International is constantly bridging the gap between shipowners and the international capital markets. Our publications, forums, books and other services are driven by a set of common goals: to make you money, save you money and provide you with access to investment opportunities and capital.

Web: www.marinemoney.com

maritime informed


MaritimeInfomed.com is a leading news, analysis and information website serving the maritime industry. Alongside up-to-date news, expert editorial analysis, and comprehensive company and events directories, the site boasts a unique, comparative database of products, covering ships’ equipment and fittings; navigation, communication and electronics; and operation and maintenance. The site also offers detailed coverage of the latest technology and market trends in hot topics such as the blue economy, regulations and environmental issues. With its depth and breadth of content, MaritimeInformed.com aspires to be the definitive resource for the maritime sector.

Web: https://www.maritimeinformed.com


ship.energy tracks the maritime sector’s journey towards a decarbonised future. The platform gives shipping industry stakeholders the opportunity to learn more about cleaner marine fuels and propulsion technologies and to take part in the growing debate over how shipping and the bunker sector can actively and fully participate in the marine energy transition to zero emissions.

Published by Petrospot Limited, ship.energy is the go-to information hub for news, longer reads, interviews, and expert comment on new fuels, technologies and vessel efficiency. It also encourages and facilitates dynamic information exchange, allowing shipping and bunkering stakeholders to engage with energy and technology providers through polls, surveys, blogs, podcasts, and online discussions.

Sign up for FREE instant access.

Web: https://ship.energy

maritime standard


Headquartered in Dubai, The Maritime Standard (TMS) produces a fortnightly e-newsletter which is aimed at business leaders in the shipping, ports, transportation and logistics sectors, as well as the wider maritime technology and services communities. It is delivered regularly on the 1st and 15th of every month, and offers an insightful, clearly written news digest focusing on developments in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent primarily. Over the course of more than 200 editions, the publication has built up the largest readership of any shipping-related online newsletter in the region. It has also raised its profile in other major shipping hubs, such as Oslo, Hamburg, Singapore, London, and Greece, where it has a growing number of readers.

Topics that are regularly covered in The Maritime Standard include tanker shipping, container operations, dry and liquid bulk trades, ro-ro, and cruise shipping. In addition, readers can find up to date information about regional terminal operations; port development; classification; ship repair and conversion; shipbuilding; ship agency; finance and insurance; maritime law; and transportation & logistics. The newsletter, which celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2023, carries exclusives, analysis and interviews with top executives to add value to the publication.

Web: themaritimestandard.com







Petrospot is an independent publishing, training and events organisation focused on the maritime, energy and transportation industries.

Based in Oxfordshire, England, Petrospot was established in May 2003 by Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes (Managing Director). He is supported by Lesley Bankes-Hughes (Director of Publishing/Executive Editor) and backed by a highly professional team.

It delivers the highest quality strategic information in the most comprehensive and convenient formats – via magazines, websites and books, or face to face in conferences, exhibitions, seminars and training courses.

Petrospot works very closely with government and industry in many countries and organises some of the biggest, most popular and prestigious shipping and bunkering events in the world. In the marine fuels sector, Petrospot organises events as diverse as: Maritime Week Americas, Maritime Week Africa, Maritime Week Gibraltar, Maritime Week Las Palmas, Portugal Shipping Week, the Middle East Bunkering Convention and ARACON. The Petrospot Academy runs a range of well-respected training courses and in-house training around the world, including the Oxford Bunker Course, BunkerExperience and An Introduction to Shipping. Petrospot also co-owns and runs London International Shipping Week.



Registration Options

MEBC24 Conference Pass:


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MEBC24 Sponsorship Packages

  • Bunker Partner
  • TFG Marine
    Welcome Reception
  • Cockett Marine Oil Ltd
  • ship.energy
  • Hawks PVT Ltd
  • Oilmar
  • Sohar Port & Freezone
    Badges and Lanyards
  • VPS
  • Seahawk Services
  • Red Sea Bunkering
  • Intertek Lintec
  • Infospectrum

Remember to ask about the special rates for multiple delegates from the same company.

MEBC Sponsor Spex 2023

Sponsorship Brochure



Middle East Maritime Media Partner

robban assafina


  • Amp Portuaria
  • Bunkerspot
  • Cleaner Seas
  • Energy Business Review
  • Energy Global News
  • Energy Tech Review
  • Green Economy Media
  • Industry Events
  • Mabux
  • Manifold Times
  • Marine Money
  • Maritime Informed
  • Ship Energy
  • The Maritime Standard

For More Information

Please contact:
Our Sales Team
Tel: +44 1295 814455
Email: info@petrospot.com