The program seeks to focus on bunker fuel blending techniques concentrating on the creation and optimization of profitable blend formula.

Location: Fujairah, UAE

Venue: Al Diar Siji Hotel, Fujairah, UAE (Check The Map)

Starts: 24 Mar 2019

Ends: 25 Mar 2019

Type: Course

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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.

In order to get the maximum benefit, participants should bring their own Windows-based laptop with Microsoft Excel (2007 or later) with SOLVER add-in software installed for this course.


To be held as part of The International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

Course Director

Guest Presenter

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Blending
  • Marine Fuel Specifications
  • Components & Additives Typical
  • Bunker Blending Schemes
  • Hands-on Demos Using Bunker
  • Blend Linear and Non-Linear Property Calculations
  • Blending Optimization to Squeeze the Most $’s
  • Valuing Blend Component and Estimating Prices
  • Quality Assurance
  • Economics of Bunker / MGO / MDO
  • Clean Fuels, Scrubbers and Economics
  • Advantages of In-Line Blending of Fuels
  • Lab and On-line Tests, and Precision
  • Q&A Sessions (multiple)
  • Wrap-up

Course Experience

How to calculate blend profitability

Dispute resolution using property Lab measurement precision

Estimating blend components prices

Compare ISO8217-2017 specifications with 2005, 2010/12 and new 2020 global S bunker specs

Exploit profitability of calculating non-linear properties

Course Highlights for 2020-Compliant Bunker Fuel Blending

  • Blend components for making 0.5%S bunkers
  • Low Sulfur blend component properties
  • Valuation / pricing of low Sulfur blend components
  • Sourcing of blend components for making 0.5%S bunkers (USE, W Africa, EU/ARA, Singapore)
  • Typical ULSFO recipes
  • Calculation of Price and Profitability of ULSFO recipes
  • New blend compatibility prediction formulas
  • Scrubbers, Yes or No: Calculating Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) ROI
  • Hundreds of references: specs, price bulletins, blend component data base, list of world oil refineries, other blending information sources
  • Laboratory visit to see critical compatibility and viscosity tests


  • 500+ Pages Bunker Blending Book
  • 15+ Blending Programs and Exercises
  • Gasoline and Diesel Blending Optimizer Program (DEMO)
  • Blending Components Data Base
  • Specs for Marine Bunker and Gasoil
  • And more…..

Who Should Attend

Fuel Oil / Products Traders & Operators

Bunker Marketers / Traders

Middle & Senior Managers

Business Development Managers

Trading Managers / Operators

Commercial / Chartering Managers

Supply & Operation Managers

Blend Schedulers / Specialists

Process Enogineers

Laboratory Supervisors

Bunkering Controllers

Cargo Inspector / Surveyors

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

Get In Touch With Us!

+65 6338 0064
+65 6338 4090

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