The 12th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

Fuelling The Future - Solutions & Challenges

Location: Virtual

Venue: N.A.

Starts: 22 Mar 2021

Ends: 24 Mar 2021

Type: Conference

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The 12th Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum 2021, hosted by the Government of Fujairah & Port of Fujairah, and supported by the Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ), will be held as a virtual event from 22 – 24 March 2021.

The virtual event will support the global FUJCON community, meeting annually from over 35 countries, with the twin pillars of information exchange and networking, to stay connected until FUJCON re-convenes physically.

The Virtual FUJCON 2021 will bring key decision makers, thought leaders and marine experts who will be sharing views, analysis and insights on the global bunker and fuel oil market developments, & explore the continuing impact and recovery from COVID-19 against the backdrop of industry challenges of the IMO 2020 transition, OPEC + oil price collapse, the horizon of a multiple fuel future, digitalization, decarbonisation and sustainability goals.

FUJCON 2020 will take a deep dive into the key challenges, cutting edge analysis and offering solutions, stability and sustainability for the global and Middle East fuel oil, bunker & oil storage markets, grappling with the market landscape brought about by the pandemic.

Hosts & Organisers of FUJCON 2021

FUJCON Steering Committee Members

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi

FUJCON Steering Committee

FUJCON 2019 Welcome Address

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.

Capt. Mousa Morad

Managing Director
Port of Fujairah, UAE

FUJCON 2019 Conference Session 4 Panelist – Fujairah Developments: Strategies for Sustaining Growth

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.

Mr. Mohammed Majed Bin Al Aleeli

Department of Industry & Economy
& Board Member
National Bank of Fujairah, UAE

FUJCON 2019Opening Remarks by Conference Chairman

• Masters Degree in Management Technology, USA, Dec. 1988
• Theses Oral Exam in Industrial Management, USA, Aug. 1988
• Bachelors Degree in Industrial Technology, May, 1982

Current Occupation:
• 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

Other Occupation:
• 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

Capt. Salem Al Hamoudi

Director, Fujairah Oil Industry Zone, UAE

MPGC 2020 Speaker


• 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

Mr. Salim Muhammad Ali Al-Mukassah

Department of Public Works
& Agriculture
Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Mayed Alameiry

Deputy Harbour Master
Port of Fujairah, UAE

FUJCON 2019 Conference Session 4 Panelist – Fujairah Developments: Strategies for Sustaining Growth

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 operational and navigational matters affecting the port, including pilotage and towage planning and performance management, vessel traffic management, aids to navigation management, marine casualty investigations as well as Port security. During his time at Fujairah, he obtained a MSc in Ship and Shipping Management.

He serves as a member of the Maritime Transport Technical Council chaired by the Federal Transport Authority and sits on the maritime commercial law review & update committee. He is also a member of the local emergency response team of the National Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

Capt. Saeed Alyammahi

Deputy Operations
Manager/Port Security Officer
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Key Agenda Highlights

Promoting active dialogue between leading oil and bunker producers/traders, oil majors, terminal operators, refiners, bankers, shipowners and classification societies, FUJCON will provide insights into the latest developments and key drivers of the bunker & fuel oil business.

Highlights of Critical Issues to be Addressed 

  • Review of IMO 2020 1st year of implementation
  • Tanker market outlook post COVID-19 and OPEC+
  • Fujairah project updates and outlook for bunker volumes, oil storage & LNG
  • Outlook for crude & refined products in Fujairah
  • Middle East benchmarks and focus on Murban
  • Role of digitization and blockchain technologies in the industry
  • Bunker fuel availability, procurement patterns and credit availability
  • Market experience in using compliant fuels and quality and compatibility concerns
  • The role of LNG in the future energy mix and its environmental footprint
  • 2030 to 2050 – Future fuels landscape and scalability challenges for reducing carbon and GHG emissions in shipping

Attend the Forum to engage in a discussion of these pressing issues, listen to valuable insights and analysis from key decision makers, thought leaders and marine experts, and connect with your peers on the global bunker and fuel oil market developments. 

Conference Sessions

+ Official Opening, 23 March 2020

  • Opening Remarks by Conference Chairman
  • Welcome Address
  • Ministerial Address
  • Keynote Addresses
    • State-of-the-Global Oil Market Outlook – Impact of COVID on Oil Markets
    • State-of-the-Global Shipping/Bunkering Outlook
    • 2020 compliance regime/Road Map for Future Fuel Oil Markets/Fleet Efficiency Ratings/Sustainability & Outlook for 2030/2050

+ Conference Sessions, 23 – 24 March 2021

  • Session 1: Shipping Outlook Post 2020/Covid-19 – Opportunities & Challenges
  • Session 2: Fujairah Energy Hub Developments
  • Session 3: Outlook for Crude & Refined Products – Perspectives from LSFO Producers
  • Session 4A: Risk Management & Oil Storage
  • Session 4B: Digitization of the Industry
  • Session 5: Bunker Outlook & Marine Fuel Quality: Tackling the Challenges Post 2020
  • Session 6: Post 2020 Future Fuels Landscape: Outlook for LNG, Hydrogen, Methanol & Others

Fujairah Bunkering Week (FBW) Optional Pre-Conference Courses

Courses held during FBW will give participants a wide choice of fuel oil disciplines and offer in-depth analysis on oil trading, managing bunker fuels post IMO 2020 and buying & selling bunkers.

The one and two-day courses, will examine the impact of new maritime regulations and guidelines, changes in market dynamics reshaped by the pandemic, while providing extensive learning opportunities with in-depth instruction, practical insights and best practices; with case studies and guest presentations specially arranged as part of the curriculum.

Check this space for further updates.

Attendance at FUJCON

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:-


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FUJCON 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

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FUJCON 2019 Media Coverage

Breakfast with EMAC at FUJCON 2019


International Maritime Organization Podcast Interview with
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