Middle East Bunker Convention

The fourth annual Middle East Bunkering Convention provides a major forum for informed, independent discussion about the key challenges facing the marine fuels sector in the region. It also promotes rugged debate on global bunkering, shipping and trade issues among regional and international experts.

The strong contingent of maritime lawyers taking part always ensures that extensive and ‘free’ legal advice is available to all participants on bunker claims and dispute resolution, regional sanctions and other pressing issues.

Middle East Bunkering Convention  23 – 24 January 2019

The one and a half-day conference will combine hard-hitting intellectual content covering bunker quality, quantity, regulation and developments in supply, demand and infrastructure, always with the commercial deal in mind.

Sessions include:

 

  • COUNTDOWN TO IMO 2020
  • THE REALITIES AND CHALLENGES OF 2020 COMPLIANCE OPTIONS
  • PREPARING FOR IM0 2020 AND BEYOND – A REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE
  • NEW BUNKER FUELS: QUALITY AND OPERATIONAL ISSUES
  • COMMERCIAL REALITIES AND THE MARINE FUEL SUPPLY CHAIN
  • UNDERSTANDING THE LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS OF IMO 2020 AND FUTURE REGULATION

It is aimed at shipowners and operators, bunker supplies and traders, surveyors, agents, maritime lawyers and related service industries.

Table Top Exhibit 23 – 24 January

Bunker Trading and Operations Training Course 21 – 22 January 2019

This two-day commercially-oriented bunker course examines shipping, bunker trading, supply and procurement, price and credit risk exposure, bunkering operations, and avoiding and managing claims. It will cover the essentials of oil trading, cargo purchase and terminal storage, fuel quality and availability, the use of alternative fuels, and the far-reaching impact on global bunker markets of new emissions regulations, particularly the implications of the IMO 0.50% global sulphur cap.