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18th November 2021 @ 8:00 am
19th November 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Mauritius Conference and Training 18 – 19 November 2021

The Mauritius Ports Authority alongside IBIA and CELERO will host a Bunker Conference and a 2-day in person intensive training course at the RAVENALA ATTITUDE HOTEL, MAURITIUS.

CONFERENCE – Thursday 18 November 2021
Fostering Bunkering Opportunities
MPA Vision 2040
Organised by Mauritius Ports Authority in collaboration with IBIA and CELERO

Welcome address: Sanjeev Ghurburrun – Chairman, Mauritius Port Authority (MPA)
Welcome speech: Paul Maclons – CEO, AMSOL and IBIA Africa Chairman and Member of the IBIA Board of Directors
Opening address by Guest of Honour

Vision 2040 – Opportunities for Growth in Bunkering Sector – Mauritius Port Authority (MPA)
Schemes for investors and landmark area for bunkering – Economic Development Board (EDB)
Power solution for Mauritius ~ LNG Power Ship/Ocean Renewable Energy” – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd (Tokyo, London, Ebene Offices)
Goro Yamashita, Managing Director, MOL Mauritius
York Ishibe, Head of Business Development, LNG and Offshore, MOL Europe and Africa
Tetsushi Matsuoka, GM Sales and Planning, Corporate Marketing MOL Europe and Africa
IMO Regulatory updates: Unni Einemo, IBIA Director and IMO Representative
Gain first-hand insights of the latest updates from the IMO and how the EU’s Fit for 55 package will affect shipping and bunkering.
Where are Mauritius Bunkers going?  Robin Meech, Consultant and past IBIA Chairman
Maritime Emergency Preparedness for Ports: Paul Maclons, CEO AMSOL, IBIA Africa Chairman and IBIA Board Member and Dave Main, Consultant AMSOL
Guided Tour: Port and Bunkering area
Networking Cocktail Evening

Conference Fees

IBIA Member Pricing: $800 or MUR 34,000 per delegate
Non-IBIA Member Pricing: $950 or MUR 40,000 per delegate

IBIA TRAINING MAURITIUS – Thursday 18 November and Friday 19 November 2021
In collaboration with IBIA, AMSOL and CELERO

The training course will cover several topics ranging from IMO regulations, Fuel Quality, and best practices for the usage of VLSFO. Joining IBIA in the training, AMSOL (African Marine Solutions) will run an afternoon session taking a look at the essential skills and procedures needed for maritime emergency preparedness.

Bunker Market Regulations and Enforcement
Best practice for suppliers with VLSFO
Best practices for users with VLSFO
Fuel quality – Fuel quality, its impact on storage, treatment and use in the engine
The principles of quantity measurement including Mass Flow Metering
Adapting to a changing market
Sales terms and conditions – The purpose, structure and application of Sales terms
Maritime Emergency Preparedness – presented by AMSOL

Nigel Draffin, IBIA Treasurer and Course Director
Robin Meech, Consultant and past IBIA Chairman
Jon Hughes, MD SABT and IBIA Africa Board Member
Riaan Henn, Product Quality Manager Vivo Energy
Stephane Rambhoro. Marine Technical Lead South East Africa – VIVO Mauritius


NON-IBIA Members: USD 950 (MUR 40,000)

IBIA Members: USD 800 (MUR 34,000)

For More Info contact us on:
Bookings: training@celerogroup.com
Office: +230 202-0009 or +230 202-0010
WhatsApp:+230 5500-5838
IBIA queries: tahra.sergeant@ibia.net

Please get in touch with me should you have any queries.

Tahra Sergeant
Regional Manager: Africa
Mobile +27 (0)79 990 7544

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