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24th April 2019 @ 9:00 am
25th April 2019 @ 6:00 pm


2 Days Enhanced Bunkering Course (SS600:2014 & TR48:2015) [Mass Flow Meter]

2 Days Enhanced Bunkering Course

(SS600:2014 & TR48:2015)

Approved by Maritime Port Authority of Singapore



SPRING Singapore and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have implemented the Singapore Standard SS600:2014 & TR48:2015 to further enhance consistency in practices in the delivery of bunkers for ships calling at Singapore’s port.

SS600:2014 & TR48:2015 sets out guidelines and procedures to ensure that the correct quality and quantity of bunkers are being delivered safely and efficiently.


Objectives of the course

  • Provides advanced knowledge and skills in the application of SS600:2014, SS524:2014 and TR48:2015 in their workplace
  • Raise professionalism of the industry and improve workforce competitiveness and employability
  • Skill up the workforce with industry-recognised formal qualifications
  • Create training avenues for workers to advance in their job career and upgrading
  • Enhance workers prospect for career advancement in the bunker industry through structured progression programme and pathways


Course Outline

  • To help participants to gain an enhanced or advanced working knowledge on the bunker delivery process and procedures.
  • Updates on SS600:2014 and SS524:2014
  • Enhanced knowledge of TR48:2015
  • Technical and Operating Principal of the Coriolis Mass Flow Meters
  • Enhanced System Integrity, Sealing Requirements and Processes
  • Personal Safety Awareness and Safety On-Board Bunker Tanker
  • Workshop exercises and case studies assessment


Course Entry Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age and medically fit
  • Have a working knowledge of the English Language

For Cargo Officers:

  • Have attended the 2 Days Basic Course on SS600:2014
  • Have completed at least 30 bunker deliveries as a cargo officer trainee

*Ex-licensed bunker surveyors would be considered for exemption from the 30 bunker deliveries provided that his last surveying job was carried out in less than 12 months ago.

**Existing cargo officers have to provide confirmation letter of their service from their company.


For Bunker Surveyors:

* Valid Bunker Surveying Certificate issued by MPA

** For New Bunker Surveyors: They need to complete their Basic Bunker Surveying training before registration.



Upcoming course dates:

2 Days Enhanced Bunkering Course (SS600:2014 & TR48:2015)

  • 24 & 25 April 2019
  • 22 & 23 May 2019
  • 26 & 27 June 2019
  • 24 & 25 July 2019
  • 25 & 26 Sept 2019


Course Duration

2 days



Course Fees

Non – IBIA (Corporate) Member: SGD $ 1300.00 (No GST)

IBIA (Corporate) Member: SGD $975.00 (No GST)


** For membership inquiries, kindly contact Nadiah.



MPA – MCF Training Grant

MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants.  Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf  for information”.

EMFM – MPA MCF Training Grant Form (A)

EMFM – MPA MCF Training Grant Form (B)


Course Trainers

Kwong Shiu Yoong

  • Presently as instructor in IBIA for Basic and Enhanced SS600 Bunker Cargo Officer Courses
  • Adjunct Lecturer with Singapore Polytechnic teaching simulation exercises in Marine Engineering
  • Ex-bunker supplier cum trader
  • Chief Engineer by training

Kenneth Kee

  • Member of Technical Committee for Bunkering, Working Group Member Mass Flow Metering, Chairman MFM Task Group on Metering Procedures

Dennis Sim

  • Working Group Member Mass Flow Metering,
  • Member Task Groups for System Integrity Requirement and Verification, Metering Traceability Requirements and Calibration and Meter Official Trial Procedures

Simon Neo

  • Member of the Technical Committee for Bunkering and Technical Committee for LNG Bunkering
  • Working Group Member Mass Flow Metering
  • Member Task Groups for System Integrity Requirements and Verification, Metering Procedures and Dispute Resolution Procedures
  • Project Leader ISO 13739 (Bunkering Standards)

Mass Flow Meter Vendors:

Emerson Process Management Marine Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd

  • Bhavin Mehta
  • Hegde Naveen Bhushan

Endress+Hauser (S.E.A) Pte Ltd

  • Mohamed Abdenbi
  • Macarat Francis Rivera
  • Will Teo



Training Venue

International Bunker Industry Association (Asia) Ltd

110 Robinson Road, ERH Building


Singapore 068901



Contact: Nadiah  / Simon Neo

E-mail: nadiah@ibia.net / regionalmanagerasia@ibia.net

Website: www.ibia.net

Tel: +65 6472 0916


Course Registration Forms

2019 Training Schedule

2 Days EBCO (SS600-2014 & TR48-2015) – Flyer

2 Days EBCO (SS600-2014 & TR48-2015) – Registration Form

EMFM – MPA MCF Training Grant Form (A)

EMFM – MPA MCF Training Grant Form (B)

2019 Training Record Book