Practical Approaches To Managing 2020 Bunker Fuels

A comprehensive 1-day Course designed for bunker buyers, sellers, bunker supply chain & industry stakeholders.

Location: Singapore

Venue: Singapore (Check The Map)

Starts: 28 Mar 2018

Ends: 28 Mar 2018

Type: Course

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This 1-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.


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Issues To Be Covered

Availability of IMO 2020 compliant fuel

Common risks or errors in ordering or selling 2020 compliant fuels

Roles & responsibilities of stakeholders

Understanding bunker fuel analysis

Fuel quality, specifications and economics

Analysis parameters which are critical or beneficial

Risks and challenges for different 2020 compliant bunker fuels

Comprehending off-specification claims

Preparation for low sulphur marine gas oil

Handling & avoiding off-specification claims

Vessel fuel switch over procedures

Qualifying the validity of claims

Procedures for quality control & quality assurance

Methodologies to substantiate claims

Course Methodology

The course will be taught with a combination of theoretical & practical case studies and class interaction. The course instructor will adopt an approach which encourages active participation, delegate engagement and contribution through sharing of their views and experiences. Case studies will provide participants with empirical examples in the working environment.

At the end of the course, participants will have a good understanding that managing 2020 fuels is less complex than expected. Participants will gain valuable knowledge and be able to develop their own simple and effective management systems.

Laboratory Visit (2.15PM TO 4.30PM)


A laboratory visit for all delegates will encompass firsthand experience on tests carried out and equipment used, in particular GC-MS, FT-IR and Cold Flow Filter Plugging Point Analyser. Transportation to and from the laboratory will be provided.

Who Should Attend

Directors/General Managers/Senior Managers involved in bunker activities

Bunker/Marine Fuel Buyers & Sellers/Procurement Executives

Bunker Brokers & Marketers/Traders/Managers/ Analysts/Suppliers/Planners/Controllers

Low Sulphur Fuel Oil Traders

Shipowners, Operators, Charterers & Their Agents

Maritime Lawyers, Legal Advisers, Consultants

Technical Experts &Advisors

Commercial Directors and Business Development Managers of Shipping Companies

Operation Schedulers

Banks – Risk Assessment & Control Managers

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