Over the course of two-days, the program seeks to focus on bunker fuel blending techniques concentrating on the creation and optimization of profitable blend formula. In addition to comprehensive analysis of blend components including pricing and the environmental impact, the program seeks to educate participants through real life case studies and exercises.
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.
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)
- Green house 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
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.
Why You Should Attend
- Determine what blend components you should buy
- Assess pricing of each component relative to market and future trends
- Evaluation of blend components for best results
- Optimize blend formula for maximum profitability
- Ensure environmental compatibility and effect
- How to calculate blend profitability
- Estimating blend components prices
- Exploit profitability of calculating non-linear properties
- Dispute resolution using property measurement precision
- Compare ISO8217 specifications with new ECA bunker specs