CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA • CONFERENCE: 13-14 December 2017 • TRAINING: 11-12 December

Maritime Week Africa 2017 • Cape Town

Maritime Week Africa brings together the key bunker suppliers and traders, buyers and consumers, ship and barge operators and government agencies from throughout sub-Saharan Africa to provide a superb meeting point for those working in, or interested in, bunkering in Africa.

Held in Cape Town, South Africa this unique week-long event comprises The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) and the Oil & Shipping Africa Conference, bringing first-class knowledge and expertise to a region with enormous but still largely untapped potential. 


Conference • 13-14 December 

The high-level one and a half-day conference will cover a range of subjects of particular interest to those working or interested in bunkering in Africa.

  • Africa: A continent of opportunity
  • How the global sulphur cap affects Africa
  • Developments and investing in South Africa
  • Detailed country profiles
  • The ethical business of bunkering - case study
  • Petrospot Bunker Surgery - 'free' legal and expert advice

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The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial) • 11-12 December

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. 

The course covers commercial, operational, financial, technical and legal issues in some depth. Among the main topics are: bunker and voyage planning; bunker costing and pricing; chartering; suppliers' terms and conditions and bunker clauses; credit and insurance; banking; specifications and procedures; risk management; regulations; bunkering procedures; quantity measurements and eliminating fraud; changing international fuel specifications; bunker buyer specifications; bunker claims and what to do in an emergency; identifying potential problems and avoiding bunker disputes; dispute resolution through mediation and arbitration; debunking and an insightful view of future developments.  View the course programme...

IBIA Basic Bunker Course • 12 December

This one-day course is designed for newcomers to bunkering. It covers all the basics, including technical, operations, environmental, commercial and legal issues, and gives delegates a useful introduction to how the bunker industry works. This course has been taught at many locations around the world and has provided hundreds of newcomers a helpful starting point from which to launch their careers in the bunker industry.

If you are interested in attending this IBIA Basic Bunker Course please contact Tahra Sergeant at




If you are interested in contributing to the programme, we would welcome your suggestions and comments phone: +44 1295 814455 or email us.


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  • GOIL
  • Engen Petroleum
  • Bunkerspot Price Index
  • Intertek Shipcare
  • African Marine Solutions (AMSOL)






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