Maritime Week Africa is a unique week-long event created to bring together local bunker suppliers and regulators with international traders and buyers aiming to develop business in Africa.
Held in Cape Town, South Africa this year’s event comprises the Oil & Shipping Africa conference and specialist training courses, bringing first class knowledge and expertise to a region with enormous but still largely untapped potential.
Oil & Shipping Africa Conference • 13-14 December
The high-level two-day conference will cover a range of subjects of particular interest to those working or interested in bunkering in Africa.
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: debunkering and an insightful view of future developments.
Detailed case studies, practical exercises, knowledge tests and comprehensive course literature for future reference and ongoing study provide a thorough background to the commercial side of the industry.
This highly-focused advanced-level commercial bunker course will be relevant and useful for all marine fuel professionals, bunker suppliers and traders, shipowners, charterers and managers, lawyers, surveyors, agents and testing agencies.
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.
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