FUJCON 2021 and the Fujairah Bunkering Week Events, held from 17-25 March 2021, were a resounding success and attracted 400 attendees from 36 countries. Held biennially and as a virtual forum for 2021, it is hosted by the Government of Fujairah & Port of Fujairah and supported by the Fujairah Oil Industry Zone.
The Forum is an iconic feature in the international bunkering community’s calendar of events, with its diverse geographic attendance and wide cross-section of industries represented, including leading oil and bunker producers/traders, oil majors, national oil companies, shipowners and operators, ship managers, ship brokers, refiners, classification societies, maritime lawyers, bankers, consultants, supply and service companies.
Chairman, Fujairah Department of Industry & Economy & Chairman, Port of Fujairah
Crown Prince of Fujairah
Minister of Energy & Infrastructure, UAE
H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei was appointed as the UAE Minister of Energy on 12 March 2013, where the Ministry's main tasks focus on contributing to sustainable development, coordination and representation of the petroleum, minerals, electricity and water affairs; and making a good use of them all for the benefit of the national economy. Moreover, H.E has been appointed in 2017 as The UAE Minister of Energy and Industry.
Besides his ministerial responsibilities, His Excellency holds the following positions:
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of «Borealis».
- Chairman of the Board of Directors of «Nova Chemical Company».
- Member of the Supreme Petroleum Council.
- Member of the Executive Committee of the Supreme Petroleum Council.
- Member of the Board of Directors of Mubadala Investment Company.
- Member of the Executive Committee of Mubadala Investment Company.
- Member of the Mubadala Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (ARCC).
- Member of the Board of Directors of Dolphin Energy Limited.
- Member of the Board of Directors and Board Vice-Chairman of «Barakah One Company»
- Member of the Board of Directors and Board Vice-Chairman of «Nawah Energy Company»
H.E. graduated in 1996 from the University of Tulsa in the United States with a Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering. He was born in Dubai on July 1, 1973. His hobbies include poetry, literature and history. He is married and has four children.
FUJCON Steering Committee
Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi has a Doctorate degree in Public Administration from U.S.A. He has had a distinguished career in Government of the United Arab Emirates as a Diplomat. Starting as Second Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi in 1984, Dr Al Kindi was transferred to the permanent mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, New York serving from 1986-1995. As a member of the U.A.E. Mission, he represented the United Arab Emirates at the United Nations Security Council from 1986-1987 and the U.N. General Assembly during his post. He had attended many international conferences.
Dr. Al Kindi had also served as Rapporteur of the Fourth Committee at the 45th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in 1988, Vice Chairman of the Fourth Committee at the 46th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in 1989.
After he completed his tour of duty at the U.A.E. Mission, he was appointed Charge d’Affairs of the U.A.E. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1995-1997.
Dr. Al Kindi has served as Director of Ruler’s Office, Government of Fujairah, U.A.E. from 1997-2006. At this period he was also the Member of G.C.C. Consultative Committee (Parliament). He also served in the United Arab Emirates Federal Government’s Cabinet as a Minister for Environment & Water.
Port of Fujairah, UAE
Capt. Mousa Morad is a Master Mariner, with more than 38 years’ experience in marine related activities and management. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Port Operations Management from Humberside College of Higher Technology, England, UK.
Capt Mousa joined the Port of Fujairah as Assistant Harbour Master in 1981 and was appointed General Manager in 1995. During his tenure the Port of Fujairah, capitalizing on its strategic position outside the Straits of Hormuz, has undergone significant development both in berths and facilities and the range of its commercial activity.
A major part of the Port’s commercial portfolio is oil related. Capt. Mousa is also a Development Committee Member of Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ), which oversees Tank Storage Development in the Emirate, and is chaired by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, a Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE, and Ruler of Fujairah.
The Fujairah Anchorage is internationally recognized as a major marine logistics location and Fujairah ranks with Singapore and Rotterdam in the world’s top 3 bunkering locations.
Additionally, the introduction of new and extensive on-shore storage in the Emirate, a crude oil pipe line from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah became operational in 2012, and the development of further berths and the introduction of sea terminals mark still further expansion and growth.
Fujairah is a major and pivotal location and, under Captain Mousa Morad’s leadership, will be at the forefront of the challenges and changes the Marine related oil industry will face in the years ahead.
Director-General, Fujairah Department of Industry & Economy, UAE
• Masters Degree in Management Technology, USA, Dec. 1988
• Theses Oral Exam in Industrial Management, USA, Aug. 1988
• Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology, May, 1982
• Director General of Department of Industry & Economy – Government of Fujairah (March, 1989 – up to date)
• Member of the Board, Fujairah National Bank (up to date)
• Member of the Board, Arab Company for Poultry Production in Fujairah (2006 – up to date)
• Member of Federal Committee for Assortment and Economical Cooperation – Ministry of Economy
• Member of Federal High Committee of Contentment Protection – Ministry of Economy
• Member of Federal Committee of World Trade Organization – Ministry of Economy
• Member of Federal Committee Emergency and Natural Disaster
• Ex. Member of UAE Federal National Council - Abu Dhabi (1990 – 1998)
• Ex. Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture – Fujairah
• Ex. Member of the Board Fujairah National Insurance
• Fluent in Arabic - speaking, reading and writing
• Fluent in English – speaking, reading and writing
• Sports (Football , Tennis & Golf )
• Traveling, Fishing
• Reading different books
Director, Fujairah Oil Industry Zone, UAE
• Since 2000 involved in oil and gas shipping and trade;
• Master Mariner by profession, graduated from Australian maritime college;
• Masters degree in port management from UK;
• Worked at National Gas Shipping Company at the division of fleet operations of Gas tankers, part of ADNOC group;
• Worked in TOTAL looking after the management of offshore logistics;
• Joined Port of Fujairah in 2012 as a management member of Fujairah Oil Tanker Terminals;
• Committee member of Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum;
• Committee member of Fujairah Energy Data Committee FEDCom
• Director of Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ) since 2018
• Member of the Direct Foreign Investment Committee
Department of Public Works
Deputy Harbour Master, Port of Fujairah, UAE
After a career in the Merchant Navy for a period of 9 years, and a period ashore in Flag State and Port State Control at the National Transport Authority, Captain Mayed Alameiry joined Port of Fujairah as a marine pilot in 2012.
In 2013, he took up the post of Assistant Harbour Master, culminating in the position of Deputy Harbour Master in December 2014. He is responsible for marine operations, including pilotage and towage planning and performance management. During his time at Fujairah, he obtained a MSc in Ship and Shipping Management.
He serves as a member of the local emergency team of the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.
Manager/Port Security Officer
Port of Fujairah, UAE
Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. His work is well-recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s.
He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Surrey in England and then completed a Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He joined the East-West Center in 1979 where he led the energy program as a Director and Senior Fellow till 2013.
In 1989, Dr. Fesharaki was elected a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Since 1991, a member of the International Advisory Board of JX Holdings (and its predecessor companies). He was the 1993 President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).
In 1995, he was elected a Senior Fellow of the US Association for Energy Economics for distinguished services in the field of energy economics. In 2002, appointed a Senior Associate of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C. He received the Outstanding Contributions to the IAEE Award in 2012. He was a member of the Advisory Board of VOPAK LNG from 2013 to 2015. In 2014, he was appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing. Dr. Fesharaki is the recipient of the 2016 Adelman-Frankel Award from the US Association for
Energy Economics (USAEE) for his unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics. In March 2017, Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) appointed him as a Director of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange Limited (DME). Since 2009, he has been a member of the DME Board of Directors. Dr.
Fesharaki has been appointed to the National Petroleum Council beginning in 2008 and most recently re-appointed by the US Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette in April 2020.
President, Vitol Asia, Singapore
Mike Muller joined Vitol in London in 2018 and is now Head of Vitol in Asia, based in Singapore. Prior to this he spent 29 years at Shell where he was a member of the Global Trading & Supply Leadership team from 1999. In his last 5 years at Shell Mike led their global Crude Trading and Supply business. In the 1990s Mike was Trading and Supply Manager for Shell Australia and subsequent to this he spent six years in various business development and supply/trading coordination roles in Singapore. Mike graduated from Cambridge University in 1988.
Head of Air Pollution & Energy Efficiency, Marine Environment Division, International Maritime Organisation, UK
Mr. Roel Hoenders is currently acting as Head of the Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency team in the Marine Environment Division of the IMO Secretariat. He is responsible for IMO’s regulatory agenda on the reduction of atmospheric pollution from ships in line with MARPOL Annex VI and the implementation of IMO’s Initial Strategy on reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from ships.
Roel holds a law degree, with specializations in international environmental and maritime law, complemented by postgraduate studies in environmental sciences and business sustainability.
Prior to joining the IMO Secretariat, Mr. Hoenders worked as legal expert and policy officer on defining EU clean air and renewable energy policies in the Directorate-General for Environment of the European Commission and on promoting sustainable shipping in the environment department of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). In earlier functions at the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO) and DHL Netherlands he advised on corporate climate and sustainability strategies
EVP, Sales & Trading, ADNOC Group, UAE
Global Head of Content & Market Insight, S&P Global Platts, UK
Dave Ernsberger is Platts' Global Head of Commodities Pricing and Market Insight. Based in London since 2010, he is responsible for managing Platts' worldwide coverage of all commodities markets, news and analytics.
Dave has served in a variety of roles at Platts, including Head of Oil Content, where he managed Platts’ global coverage of oil markets, news and analytics between 2010 and 2016. Before that, Dave was Senior Editorial Director for Asia, managing Platts' editorial and analytical groups in Singapore, Japan, Australia, the Philippines, and China from 2004 until 2009.
Dave joined Platts in 1996 as a metals reporter, and, in 1999, Dave took on responsibility for Platts' new European power start-up ventures as editor-in-chief, launching coverage of the deregulating electricity and natural gas markets in the European Union. He relocated to Houston in 2001 as bureau chief, before moving to Singapore in November 2003.
A native of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., Dave has a bachelor's degree in philosophy and politics from Warwick University, England, and a master's degree in international relations from Southampton University, England.
Bringing together global market leaders to leverage on high level dialogue, knowledge sharing, networking opportunities and business development potential, FUJCON attracts from over 50 countries globally:-
Fujcon 2021 was a well-managed and well-structured event, the presentations were pertinent and the event provided interesting networking opportunities. Overall a big success.
Thanks for the invitation to join Fujcon. It was really good content. I liked the platform/interface.
It went really well. Good speakers and interesting topics.
Thank you very much for your excellent management, I enjoyed the conference very much; interesting speakers, nice participants and the wonderful platform.
Congratulations, wish to confirm the great success of Fujcon 2021. The selected subjects, quality of the speakers, panelists and moderators were excellent and probably placed this year’s forum as one of the best.
I would like to congratulate all of you for the success of FUJCON 2021 event despite of all of the challenges. The event covered very good variety of topics with a good mixture of speakers.
Best informed executives of the energy industry. I met and learned many players from the ME
Up-to-date and engaged discussions especially between speakers
Overall interesting and varied content with good speakers
Online experience, being a first for FUJCON, was exceptional
The next best thing to going to Fujairah is to participate in this prestigious FUJCON which kicked off today.