Event Details

Optional Event held back to back with

Individually Priced, Bookable Separately



25th Mar 2017 - 25th Mar 2017
Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah

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


About the Event

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.

Key Issues to be Covered

  • Ship safety and marine pollution in general
  • General types of marine casualty associated with ship safety
  • Environmental and economic impact
  • International, regional and local organizations and authorities
  • MARPOL 73/78
  • MARPOL Annex VI
  • Classification Societies and Port Authorities
  • Guest Speaker
  • Ship’s emission – SOx, NOx, Particulate Matter and VOCs (Volatile Organic Carbons)
  • Greenhouse gases and fuel efficiency
  • Oil pollution
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Emergency procedures
  • Contingency plans and communications
  • Fuel Change Over
  • Technical aspects of fuel change over procedures and its challenges
  • Examples of incidence related to fuel change over
  • Procedures and planning
  • Closing summary and open discussion

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.

Who Should Attend

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.


Organised by
Media Sponsor


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

Forward to a Friend

*Compulsory Fields
* Name :
* Position :
* Company :
* Email :
* Name :
* Position :
* Company :
* Email :
 Forget Password

Follow Us On