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The Oxford Bunker Course 2024 • September

THE OXFORD BUNKER COURSE

Monday 2 - Friday 6 September 2024

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

 Register here


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

 

DAY ONE: MONDAY


09:00

Introduction/Administration/ Round Robin
Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

09:20

Basic Bunkers – An Introduction to Bunkering
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


10:20 - Networking Coffee Break & Course Photograph


11:05

Commercial Practice
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

12:05

Operations – The Maths (PART 1)
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


13:00 - Networking Lunch


14:00

Operations – The Delivery (PART 2)
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


15:00 - Networking Coffee Break


15:30

Technical Aspects of Bunkers
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

16:45

Introduction Quiz

17:00

Close of Day One

EVENING ACTIVITY: Oxford Walking Tour

 

DAY TWO: TUESDAY

 

09:00

Fuel Types
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

09:15

Refining and Production
Peter David, Technical Consultant, BP Marine


10:15 - Networking Coffee Break


10:35

Marine Fuel Specifications
Peter David, Technical Consultant, BP Marine

11:50

Precision and IS0 4259
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

12:05

Bunker Surveys & Surveyors
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


13:05 - Networking Lunch


13:55

Onboard Treatment
Lecturer: Chris Fisher, Consultant Fuel Chemist, Brooks Bell

15:00

Compatibility and Stability
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


15:30 - Networking Coffee Break


15:50

Issue with Gas Oil and with VLSFO
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

16:40

On Board Test Equipment
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

17:00

Technical Quiz

17:15

Close of Day Two

EVENING ACTIVITY: Free Evening

 

DAY THREE: WEDNESDAY


09:00

Managing Bunker Credit Risk
Lecturer:

10:00

The Regulatory Environment
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


10:45 - Networking Coffee Break


11:05

Oil Market/ Shipping Market
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

11:55

Future Fuels
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

12:20

Sulphur and Alternative Fuels
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


13:00 - Networking Lunch


14:00

Brokers and Traders, A Comparison
Lecturer: Michael Green, Senior Quality Manager – Marine, World Fuel Services

14:25

Practical Aspects of Good Shipping Banking
Lecturer: Michael Green, Senior Quality Manager – Marine, World Fuel Services

14:55

Fuel Analysis Exercise


15:55 - Networking Coffee Break


15:45

Pollution, Prevention and Regulation
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

16:30

Oil Spills, MARPOL, SOLAS, ISPS and MSDS
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

16:55

Commercial Quiz

17:15

Close of Day Three

EVENING ACTIVITY: Punting on the Cherwell

 

DAY FOUR: THURSDAY


09:00

Bunkering – The Owners Risk
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author

09:50

E-Commerce and Cybercrime
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


10:30 - Networking Coffee Break


11:00

Hedging the Risk (A Beginner’s Guide and some Practical Demonstrations)
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author


12:00 - Networking Lunch


13:30

Bunker Case Study
Lecturer: Nigel Draffin and Michael Green


15:00 - Coffee Break


15:30

Bunker Case Study (continued)
Lecturers: Nigel Draffin and Michael Green

16:45

Bunkering Video

17:00

Close of Day Four

EVENING ACTIVITY: Course Dinner at Wilding

 

DAY FIVE: FRIDAY


09:30

Comprehensive Course Quiz
Lecturer: Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Limited


10:15 - Networking Coffee Break


10:30

Legal Aspects of Bunkering
Lecturer: Andrew Preston, Partner, Preston Turnbull

12:15

Results of Course Quiz
Lecturer: Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, CEO & Founder, Petrospot Limited

12:30

Course Wrap-up and Certificates


12:45 – 13:30 - Networking Lunch / Close 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.

Registration Option

The Oxford Bunker Course - September 2024:

£3495

 

Register

Registrations are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.

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

 

For More Information


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

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