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The Oxford Bunker Course 2022 • March

THE OXFORD BUNKER COURSE

Monday 21 March - Friday 25 March 2022

Standard Price: £3,495 (Subject to VAT)

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The price of this event includes accommodation, lunch, refreshments and course materials.

SUNDAY

Arrive in Oxford
18:30 Refreshments at the hotel bar
19:30 Welcome dinner

DAY ONE: MONDAY​
09:00 Introduction
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited

Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, IBIA Board Member
09:30 Introduction to the Bunker Industry
10:30 coffee-break Coffee Break and Course Photograph
11:00 Commercial Introduction How to buy bunkers
12:00 Operations (Part 1) - The Maths
How much, where and how to measure
13:00 lunch-break Networking Lunch
14:00 Operations (Part 2) - The Practicalities How bunkers are delivered
15:15 coffee-break Coffee Break
15;45 Technical Introduction What are bunkers , how are they used
17:00 Quiz
17:15 Close of Day One EVENING ACTIVITY: Oxford Walking Tour
 
DAY TWO: TUESDAY
09:00 Fuel Types
Basic fuel descriptions
09:15 Refining and Production How fuels are made
10:15 coffee-break Coffee Break
10:35 Bunker Specifications - ISO 8217 How fuel qualities are controlled
11:35 Analysis and Precision (including exercise) Accuracy of measurement
12:05 Bunker Survey / Surveyors Why do we need surveyors
13:05 lunch-break Networking Lunch
13:55 Fuel Handling and Treatment
How fuel is treated on board
14:55 Compatibility and Stability The problems of mixing and blending fuels
15:25 coffee-break Coffee Break
15:50 Distillates and VLSFO Particulars
Issues with gas oil and low sulphur fuels
16:35 Onboard Testing  Test equipment used on board
17:00 Quiz
17:15 Close of Day Two EVENING ACTIVITY: Tour of historic Oxford pubs
 
DAY THREE: WEDNESDAY
09:00 Credit Granting credit and dealing with credit problems
10:00 International Regulations IMO, Flag state and Port state rules
11:00 coffee-break Coffee Break
11:30 Credit Exercise
12:00 The Bunker Market
The structure of the oil markets
12:45 Future fuels The potential future fuels
13:00 lunch-break Networking Lunch
13:50 Alternative Fuels 
The shift away from oil fuels
14:30 Traders and Brokers The role of intermediaries
14:50 Banking and Payments
How payments are processed and regulated
15:15 coffee-break Coffee Break
15:35 Fuel analysis excersise
16:05 Pollution, Prevention and Regulation Oil pollution, cargo and bunkers
17:05 Quiz
17:20 Close of Day Three EVENING ACTIVITY: Punting on the ISIS
  
DAY FOUR: THURSDAY
09:00 The Owners risk Managing the owners risks
09:50 Cybercrime and Password Exercise Understanding the risks of cybercrime
10:30 coffee-break Coffee Break
11:00 Risk Management Basic bunker price risk management
12:00 lunch-break Networking Lunch
13:30 Bunker Case Study (Part 1)
15:00 coffee-break Coffee Break
15:30 Bunker Case Study (Part 2)
16:30 Debrief
16:45 Bunkering Video
17:00 Close of Day Four EVENING ACTIVITY: Course Dinner
  
DAY FIVE: FRIDAY
09:30 Comprehensive Course Quiz
10:15 coffee-break Coffee Break
10:30 Legal Issues in Bunkering
12:15 Certificates and Course Close
12:45 lunch-break Networking Lunch
13:45 End of course

PLEASE NOTE: All students are requested to ensure that their homeward flights and other travel plans allow them to remain in Oxford until the formal course programme ends at 1pm on Friday with the award of course certificates.

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£3495

 

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