Optional Event held back to back withIndividually Priced, Bookable Separately
25th Mar 2017 - 25th Mar 2017Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah (Early Bird Cut off Date: 15th Feb 2017)
The course will also cover challenges for the switch over between high sulfur bunker fuels to low sulfur fuel distillates when entering ECAs and vice-versa. Participants will acquire knowledge on the various pollution Protocols under IMO main conventions such as MARPOL, SOLAS and STWC. A guest speaker will provide an overview of the ship safety and pollution prevention rules and regulation of some of the ports.
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
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.
This 1-day introduction course on bunker related ship safety and pollution is relevant for bunker suppliers, bunker traders, ship operators and managers, and those who have a direct interest in the bunkering industry.