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Start
April 12
End
April 13

BUNKERING & SHIPPING IN TRANSITION – IBIA Conference Series 2021

*Please note that all the below time are GMT
** Timings may be subject to small changes

Agenda

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Day One 12th April, 2021

09:45

Welcome Address

Unni Einemo – IBIA Director and IMO Representative

10:00

SESSION ONE: IMO Regulatory Changes

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

11:00

SESSION TWO: Coping with Covid

Is COVID-19 is still preventing the world from returning to normal. What is the impact on the bunkering & shipping industry? Are business models changing in 2021 and are we doing things differently? Our expert panel will discuss any specific trends for 2021 due to the effects of COVID-19.

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

12:00

SESSION THREE: Shipping & Freight Markets

What can we expect from the Shipping & Freight Markets as 2021 is already on course, but with many unknowns? We have a clearer picture of the year that just passed, where does that leave us in terms of what to expect for the year ahead?

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

13:00

SESSION FOUR: Understanding VLSFO

2020 saw the induction of VLSFO blends, which are very different from the HSFOs that dominated the market previously. Our expert panel will discuss the impact on fuel quality and operational issues, and whether the ISO:8217 specification is still sufficient.

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

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Day Two 13th April, 2021

10:00

SESSION FIVE: Alternative fuels for Shipping

The need to reduce emissions of air pollutants like SOx and NOx has already been driving the industry toward new types of cleaner-burning fuels. Going forward, the decarbonisation drive will have an even bigger impact. Join industry experts introducing what we should expect in the years ahead.

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

11:30

SESSION SIX: Bunkering and Digitalisation

Before the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped global commerce, there was an increase in digital activity within the bunkering space. New ways of working have been developed. In this panel discussion, join new and established players in the online bunker procurement space to discuss what digital bunkering has to offer the industry.

Presentations & panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

12:30

SESSION SEVEN: Credit Risk

As banks pull their financing against a backdrop of bankruptcies and fraudulent activity, understanding and dealing with credit and risk management has never been more critical. Get the insights you need by joining industry heavyweights for this panel discussion.

Panel discussion
Followed by a live Q&A session

13:30

Closing and end of Conference Day 2

Unni Einemo – IBIA Director and IMO Representative