IBIA Convention 2016 – New website launched
IBIA has launched a new website to showcase the Annual Convention in Gibraltar 7-11 November 2016.
The website has details of the full programme of events and gives you the opportunity to book your space at training, conference and networking events.
Come to Gibraltar to experience a top-level international bunker conference and exhibition together with perfect networking opportunities in a stunning setting.
Hosted aboard the Five Star Sunborn Gibraltar superyacht hotel, the convention will also include a range of exciting social events and prime opportunities to network with 200+ industry leaders, while discovering all that this historic Rock has to offer.
A wide selection of workshops and training courses is also on offer.
For more information and to register please click here.
IBIA Conference: 9-10 November 2016
The IBIA Annual Conference will see one of the largest gathering of international shipping professionals including: ship managers, shipowners, superintendents, lawyers and maritime services providers, and provide a unique opportunity to network with Government, Agencies and the Port Authority.
The conference covers the following key issues:
- Ready for the Global Cap?
- Bunker hubs
- LNG Bunkering
- Environmental compliance
- New Fuels
Click here for more information.
IBIA Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunities
The IBIA Annual Convention offers sponsors and exhibitors an exceptional opportunity to maximise exposure within the marine fuels industry, not only in the run up and during the event, but also via the event App, the onsite visuals, via Bunkerspot, via IBIA’s own magazine, World Bunkering and our media partners. Sponsorship is a direct, cost-effective route to your target market.
Click here for information on sponsorship opportunities.
Click here for information on exhibition spaces.
Oxford Bunker Course (Advanced Commercial): 7- 8 November
This two-day intensive commercially-orientated bunker course is very well suited to those with a working knowledge of bunkering who require more detailed knowledge of the key elements of the commercial deal. Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
IBIA Basic Bunker Course (Español): 8 November
Este curso está dirigido a aquellas personas nuevas en la industria del abastecimiento de combustible marino, o con menos de dos años de experiencia. Objeto – Proporcionar a todos, los diversos conocimientos y elementos de la industria de abastecimiento de combustibles marinos (bunkers). Haga clic aquí para mas información. O haga clic aquí para registrar su interés
IBIA Basic Bunker Course (English): 8 November
This one-day course is designed for newcomers to bunkering. It covers all the basics, including technical, operations, environmental, commercial and legal issues, and gives delegates a useful introduction to how the bunker industry works. This course has been taught at many locations around the world and has provided hundreds of newcomers a helpful starting point from which to launch their careers in the bunker industry. Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
Commercial Management Workshop: 7 November
This half-day workshop will focus on identifying the practical management tools that ought to be understood and used by those managing bunker suppling, trading or broking companies as well as buying bunkers in today’s busy, volatile and increasingly uncertain markets. The intense course demonstrates the key factors to be considered when entering a new market, the costs elements from purchasing, transporting, storing and delivering bunkers and how to manage them. It also considers the transaction from a buyer’s and seller’s standpoint, negotiating tactics, and how to obtain the best value for money – which is not always the lowest price for a buyer or the highest for the seller. The course also touches on business ethics and their impact on our industry. Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
Legal: Bunker Dispute Resolution Workshop: 7 November
This highly professional interactive half-day legal workshop on bunker dispute resolution will address the causes of bunker disputes, the resolution of those disputes when they happen and the avoidance of those disputes so that they don’t happen in the first place. Led by practicing maritime lawyers, it will look at how changing economic and regulatory conditions may give rise to new disputes – whether about bunker quality, quantity, delivery or payment issues – and examine ways that such disputes may be resolved. It will also use ‘live’ case studies as tangible illustrations of what can go wrong and how it might be rectified. Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
Bunker Price Risk Management Workshop: 8 November
This half-day risk management workshop will provide attendees with an overview of hedging tools and risk management in the oil markets, with particular emphasis on introductory swaps and options used in the oil trading business. It will focus on the fundamentals of hedging using futures, options and swaps to provide delegates with a background in the marine fuels sector with a useful, basic understanding of how to discuss hedging strategy with internal management and use these tools in practice. Current examples and case studies will be used to apply ‘real world’ situations to hedging and managing both physical barrel and financial contracts risk.
Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
An Introduction to LNG Bunkering Workshop: 8 November
This half-day workshop is designed to bring delegates up to speed with the technical, operational, practical and safety-related aspects of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a source of fuel for ships. It will also cover the commercial issues, including pricing scenarios, and will provide delegates a firm base from which to heighten their understanding of this exciting and rapidly-developing sector of the bunker industry. Click here for more information. Or click here to register your interest.
Accommodation: Sunborn Gibraltar
A specially negotiated discounted bed and breakfast rate of £145 is available to all IBIA Annual Convention2016 attendees.
To book your accommodation please contact Sunborn Gibraltar reservations team directly, quoting the group code – 201464
Tel: 00 350 200 16 000
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