The 11th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

Location: Fujairah, UAE

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

Starts: 25 Mar 2019

Ends: 27 Mar 2019

Type: Conference

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The Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum ( FUJCON 2019)

New Horizons: The Future Fuel Landscape & IMO 2020 – Solutions & Alternatives

FUJCON 2019 is the pre-eminent & most prestigious bunker forum for the Middle East bunker markets. The anchor event held during the “Fujairah Bunkering Week” – a week of specialized professional training comprising bunker courses and briefings, laboratory visits & an off-shore anchorage site visit to the Port of Fujairah – FUJCON has grown to enjoy international recognition and attendance from over 50 countries covering the full supply chain of the bunkering industry. FUJCON has raised the profile of Fujairah as an internationally recognized service Anchorage, being amongst the world’s top three bunkering locations and as a global hub for both oil/crude storage and product supply.

Countdown To The 11th International Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum

Hosts & Organisers

Fujairah Bunkering Week Programme At A Glance

Countdown to IMO2020 Global Sulfur Cap Implementation

With the Presence of

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi

Crown Prince of Fujairah

H.H. Sheikh Saleh Bin Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi

Chairman of Department of Industry & Economy Fujairah
& Chairman of Port of Fujairah

Official Opening

Mr. Mohammed Majed Bin Al Aleeli

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

H.E Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi

FUJCON Steering Committee

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki


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.

Dr. Fesharaki 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 and led the energy program for some two decades.

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) — Japan’s largest oil company. 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. In 2008, Dr. Fesharaki was appointed to the National Petroleum Council by then US Secretary of Energy. Dr. Fesharaki has since been reappointed to the National Petroleum Council in April 2016 and June 2018. 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, appointed as Honorary Advisor by CNPC Research Institute of Economics and Technologies in Beijing. He 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.

Mr. Christopher Bake

Member of the Executive Committee
and Head of Origination
Vitol Group

Chris Bake is a member of the Vitol Executive Committee. Since joining Vitol in 1995, Mr. Bake has held various management positions in the Dubai, Bahrain, London, Buenos Aires and Houston offices. He is currently Chairman of VTTI, an independent provider of global energy storage and Chair of Vivo, the company behind the Shell brand in Africa. Formerly, Chris worked for BP and Phibro and holds a BA in International Business and Marketing from the University of Texas.

FUJCON 2019 Speakers Confirmed

Capt. Salem Al Hamoudi

Fujairah Oil Industry Zone

Mr. Ali Shehab

Deputy CEO
Fleet Operations
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

Capt. Mohamed Al Ali

SVP Ship Management
ADNOC Logistics & Services
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Mr. Peter Keller

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fareed Al Jaberi

VP, Supply Chain Division
ADNOC Refining, UAE

Ms. Jasamin Fichte

Managing Partner, Fichte & Co

Ms. Unni Einemo

Director & IMO Representative
International Bunker
Industry Association (IBIA)

Mr. Lauran Wetemans

General Manager
LNG Fuel
Shell International BV
The Netherlands

Mr. Dave Ernsberger

Global Head of Energy Pricing
and Co-Head of Content
S&P Global Platts, UK

Capt. Mousa Morad

Managing Director
Port of Fujairah, UAE

FUJCON Steering Committee Members

H.E Dr. Mohammed Saeed Al Kindi

FUJCON Steering Committee

Capt. Mousa Morad

Managing Director
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Mr. Mohammed Majed Bin Al Aleeli

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

Capt. Salem Al Hamoudi

Fujairah Oil Industry Zone

Mr. Salim Muhammad Ali Al-Mukassah

Department of Public Works
& Agriculture
Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Mayed Alameiry

Deputy Harbour Master
Port of Fujairah, UAE

Capt. Saeed Alyammahi

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

Forum Agenda Highlights

Under the theme “New Horizons-The Future Fuel Landscape and IMO 2020 Solutions & Alternatives”, the 2019 Forum will be examining the transforming global fuel oil industry, faced with a plethora of dramatic changes encompassing new legislation, new technology, new business models and new fuels, and promoting dialogue amongst the industry’s players for assessing how best to prepare for these transformations and the challenges in responding or complying with these changes.


Fujairah Bunkering Week Events Co-Located with FUJCON 2019 – Click here

FUJCON 2019 Sponsors Confirmed

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With 400 participants from countries around the world expected to attend the Fujairah Bunkering & Fuel Oil Forum 2019, the Forum will continue to provide outstanding opportunities for renewing key business contacts and establishing new alliances.


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Events Co-Located With FUJCON 2019

International Oil Trading (IOT) 23 – 24 March 2019

This 1.5-day workshop will guide delegates in the principles of oil trading with practical aspects, particularly the very large international middle distillate market, and the concept of managing new price risks using futures and swaps. Working in small groups on frequent case studies, delegates will develop an understanding of trading practices and risk, learning
how to deal from beginning to end, from negotiation to writing a contract, calculate shipping and other costs and determine the risks and how to manage them. Real oil market prices and live market conditions will be used in case studies.

 Managing 2020 Bunker Fuels (2020) 24 – 25 March 2019

This 1.5-day course will focus on practical approaches for preparing and managing IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap on bunker fuels. It is designed for bunker buyers, sellers, bunker supply chain and industry stakeholders. The interests, priorities, obligations and challenges of each stakeholder group will be examined and discussed. The course will include a
case study where participants will be challenged on the management process.

With a half-day lab visit


Refining Economics (RE) 24 – 25 March 2019

Refining Economics The Refining Economics course is designed to teach fundamentals of refining economics to non-refiners or to those newly introduced to refining. A technical background is not necessary to understand course materials and the course should be useful to financing or marketing individuals who have some involvement with refining or petroleum products. Similarly, a marketing background is not critical and the course may be helpful to refinery engineers who would like to understand how commercial and economic factors drive operating and investment decisions that affect their refineries.


Bunker Fuel Blending (BFB) 24 – 25 March 2019

Over the course of two-days, the program will 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 will educate participants through real life case studies and exercises.

With a half-day lab visit

Attracting Global Players From Across The Bunkering Supply Chain

Shipping & Marine Companies

Oil Majors

National Oil Companies

Oil Storage/Terminal Companies

Supply/Service Companies

Banks & Professional Advisors

Port Authorities

Fuel Oil/Bunker Traders

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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