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Maritime Week Americas 2016 • Fort Lauderdale

BUNKERING IN THE AMERICAS

Wednesday 25 - Thursday 26 May 2016 ~ Two-day Conference

 

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TUESDAY 24 MAY 2016
15:00 Conference Registration Open  
18:30 Conference Registration Closes  
  MWA16 Opening Cocktail Reception platts
WEDNESDAY 25 MAY 2016
08:00 lunch-breakNetworking Breakfast  bunkerspot
09:00 Chair's Opening Comments
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd
 
SESSION ONE: THE GLOBAL PICTURE
This opening session will welcome delegates to Fort Lauderdale with an introduction to Port Everglades, one of the most important cruise, petroleum and container ports in the Americas. It will look at the changing face of bunker supply and trading worldwide before focusing on bunkering in the Americas. It will then examine the market ramifications of the International Maritime Organization's incoming global 0.5% sulphur cap.
 

Pyburn Jim 100Welcome to Fort Lauderdale & Port Everglades
Jim Pyburn, Director of Business Development, Port Everglades Department

 

Tolson Adrien 100Keynote 1: Seizing the opportunities of a market in transition
Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 20l20 Marine Energy

  Coyne Brian 100Keynote 2: Bunkering in the Americas
Brian Coyne, Managing Director - Americas, KPI Bridge Oil Inc.
 

draffin nigel closerKeynote 3: Coping with the global sulphur cap
Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author
Board member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

  Panel Discussion / Q&A
All Session Speakers
10:30 coffee-break Morning Coffee Break   clearlynx
SESSION TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL AND BUNKER QUALITY ISSUES
This session will look at bunker quality, accurate measurement and testing procedures and examine the benefits of good fuel performance management. It will provide an update on the progress of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel and will look at developments in alternative fuels, emission abatement and energy management from a ship operator's perspective.
11:00  Bunker measurement and claim trends
John Stirling, Marine Technical Quality Manager, World Fuel Services Europe 
  Fuel performance management
Adolfo Palacios, Laboratory Manager, VPS Testing & Inspection Inc. 
  LNG as a marine fuel: the latest developments
Aziz Bamik, General Manager, GTT North America
 

Panel Discussion / Q&A
All Session Speakers including Panelist:
Kimberly Westmoreland, Senior Manager, Global Fuel Sourcing & Operations, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL)

13:00 lunch-break Networking Lunch   vps
SESSION THREE: COMMERCIAL ISSUES
This session will provide very useful insight and advice on commercial issues, designed to highlight potential problems such as those thrown up by the demise of OW Bunker, the termoil that has followed and what remedies might be available.
14:00 OW Bunker: the chaos continues
J. Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLC
  Claims in the bunker supply chain: the Panamanian experience
Flor Torrijos-Oro, Vice President, Intermaritime Group
  The OW Bunker collapse: the aftermath
Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard, Managing Director, Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc.
  Online fuel procurement platforms: overcoming the misconceptions
Steve Leonard, VP Business Development, CleanLynx
 

Panel Discussion / Q&A 
All session speakers

15:30 coffee-break Networking Coffee Break   dan bunkering
SESSION FOUR: LEGAL ISSUES
This session will look at the procedural and contractual issues, focusing on bunker contracts and bunker specifications, and will examine the virtues of a low-cost resolution scheme that may assist in resolving disputes that may arise from them.
16:00

The BIMCO standard bunker contract: a help or a hindrance?
J. Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLC

 

ISO 8217: what's new and why it matters
Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author
Board member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)

  IBIA's rapid resolution scheme
John Stirling, Marine Technical Quality Manager, World Fuel Services Europe
Board Member, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) 
  Panel Discussion / Q&A
All session speakers 
17:30 End of Day Two Conference Sessions   
  MWA 2016: Evening Reception and Dinner  world fuel services
THURSDAY 26 MAY 2016
08:00 lunch-breakNetworking Breakfast  bunkerspot
SESSION FIVE: BUNKERING IN THE AMERICAS
This session will highlight some of the hottest bunker markets in the Americas at the moment, examining the anticipated impact of the long-awaited opening of the expanded Panama Canal and the booming West Coast of North America. It will provide insight into markets and pricing throughout the Americas, and it will shine a light on the rapidly-growing superyacht refuelling business.
09:00

Americas Crude Market Outlook
Matt Cook, Associate Editorial Director - US Oil Markets, Platts

  Market Dynamics: Fuel Oil and Bunkers
John-Laurent Tronche, Managing Editor - Dirty Refined Products - US Oil Markets, Platts
  Panama: a political and strategic overview
Capt Orlando Allard, President & CEO, Mare Mundi Consulting Inc.
  Panama & Nicaragua
José Digeronimo, General Manager, VT Shipping
  West Coast and Canada
Keith Richardson, Director of Supply, Aegean Bunkering USA
  Refuelling superyachts: the operational requirements
Mike Scanlon, Yacht Manager, Burgess Yachts
  Superyachts: voyage planning, tax and market infrastructure
Lana Piterova, Bunker Trader, Arte Bunkering LLC
 

Panel Discussion / Q&A
All session speakers

10:30 lunch-break Networking Coffee Break  Academy 300
SESSION SIX: RECALIBRATING THE GLOBAL BUNKER MARKET
An informed panel discussion will bring together some of the best international legal, commercial and technical minds to answer questions from the audience and offer their views and advice on a variety of key bunker-related issues.
11:00

Chair’s Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd

Adrian Tolson, Senior Partner, 20|20 Marine Energy

Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

J.Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLC

Mikkel Søholm Vestergaard, Managing Director, Dan-Bunkering (America) Inc.

Martin Laue Brodersen, Head of Bunkers, Torm AS

Flor Torrijos-Oro, Vice President, Intermaritime Group

Steve Leonard, VP Business Development, ClearLynx

Kimberly Westmoreland, Senior Manager, Global Fuel Sourcing & Operations, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL)

John Stirling, Marine Technical Quality Manager, World Fuel Services Europe 

 

Panel Discussion / Q&A
All session speakers

12:45 coffee-break Networking Lunch  kamca trading
15:00

Field Trip: Port Everglades: the commercial port

18:00 End of Field Trip  
  MWA 2016 Gala Reception  arte bunkering
  MWA 2016 Gala Dinner navalmex 20yrs
  End of MWA 2016

 

 

Registration Options

MWA16 Conference Pass:

£1295

The Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial):

£1295

IBIA Basic Bunker Course (English):

£399

Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop:

£295

Bunker Price Risk Management:

£295

 

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