Event Details

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Module 2- Bunkering Operations- An Introduction: A 1- Day Course


26th Mar 2017 - 26th Mar 2017
Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah

(Early Bird Cut off Date: 15th Feb 2017)


About the Event

This 1-day course is designed for newcomers to the bunkering industry. It covers the fundamentals of the bunkering industry and will give delegates a full spectrum of bunkering operations expected in their work.

Key Issues to be Covered

  • Classification of Fuels
  • The Refining Process
  • Modern Bunkers and Its Compositions
  • Comparison of ISO8217: 2005/ 2010/ 2012 & future specifications
  • Test Parameters
  • Physical Measurements
  • Bunker Contracts
  • Common Myths and Issues in Bunkering
  • Guidelines to Good Bunkering Practices
  • Question & Answer
  • Wrap Up & Summary

Course Director(s)

William Tan, Vice President, Miyabi industries Pte Ltd

William Tan is a trained Environmental/Public Engineer and has a Masters Degree in International Business. Beginning his career as a Project Engineer for a waste treatment company, he progressed to Senior Sales Executive in the Specialty Chemicals Division of a multinational company. In 1994, he joined DNV Petroleum Services, first as Senior Sales Executive and then as Assistant Sales Manager, marketing their Fuel Quality Testing Programs to Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Philippines. During these years, he conducted numerous seminars for the Korean and Japanese shipping community on bunkering matters. William founded Marine Fuel Consultants International Pte Ltd in the year 2000 with a group of marine engineers, fuel consultants and claim specialists, providing services of fuel quality management and claims handling. William's key expertise lies in the areas of quality and product specification; test parameters and methods; sampling and sample collection procedures; blending calculation and loading procedures; the handling and usage of marine fuels, loss mitigation and loss control management and documentation. From November 2002, William Tan joined Miyabi Industries Pte Ltd as the Vice President. Miyabi Industries Pte Ltd is an Engineering and Consultancy firm specialising in fuel, lubricants and refining processes. The company's services have been actively sought after by the industry which includes handling of claims to recovery of loses and technical advice.

Why You Should Attend

  • REVIEW basic requirements and bunker specifications/sulphur grades of fuels
  • EXAMINE the composition of modern bunkers
  • FIND OUT the implications on fuel quality from refining processes
  • LEARN about the ISO standards 2005 / 2010 / 2012
  • COMPARE MARPOL regulations over ISO standards
  • EXAMINE test parameters and their significance
  • ANALYSE bunker contracts and important supporting documentation required
  • UNDERSTAND bunker pricing methodologies
  • EXAMINE common myths & issues in bunkering
  • GET comprehensive guidelines to good bunkering practices

Who Should Attend

  • Bunker/Marine Fuel Buyers & Sellers/Procurement Coordinators
  • Order Administrators
  • Bunker Suppliers/Brokers & Traders
  • Low Sulphur Fuel Oil Traders
  • Shipowners, Operators, Charterers & Their Agents
  • Maritime Lawyers & Legal Advisors
  • Fuel Oil Contract/Operation/Port & Marine Operators
  • Sales/Marketing/Customer Services Representatives
  • Classification Societies

Please contact the FUJCON 2017 secretariat at info@cconnection.org or Tel: 65-63380064 for more information.


Full Fee US$ 1295 per person
Early Bird US$ 1165 per person
Team/Group Fee US$ 1165 per person (2nd & subsequent delegate)
Joint Attendance Fee US$ 3160 per person

Associated Event

Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum 2017

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