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22nd January 2018

The IBIA Bunker Training Seminar in association with Mauritius Maritime Week 2018

IBIA has been included in the Mauritius Maritime Week 2018 to be held 22 – 26 January 2018 at the Ravenala Attitude Hotel, Mauritius. We are pleased to announce that as part of the 5 day programme IBIA will present a full day of training on Monday 22 January 2018 in association with Celero Training of Mauritius.

Justin Murphy, IBIA CEO, will present during the conference on Wednesday 24 January 2018 (topic to be confirmed).

Join us for this 1-Day workshop with Justin Murphy, CEO of IBIA (International Bunkering Industry Association) to learn about:

  • IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020
  • Bunker Value Chain

  • Effects of Digital Technology on Bunkering

  • Marine Fuels

FULL Programme


Mr Justin Murphy, MBA, MICS – CEO of the International Bunker Industry Association


08.00 – Breakfast / registration

08.30 – Introduction to the global bunkering business

  • Key participants
  • Key ports
  • Main marine fuels
  • How business is conducted


09.15 – The IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020

  • The role of the IMO
  • The legislation and its effect
  • Examining the alternatives for ship owners, suppliers and port authorities
  • Compliance and enforcement of the regulations


10.30 – Coffee


11.00 – The IMO Global Sulphur Cap 2020 (continued)

  • The new range of fuels post 2020
  • The potential for LNG and Scrubbing technology
  • The potential effect on prices
  • The impact in the region


12.00 – Ethics

  • The role of an industry association
  • The IBIA Guide to Best Ethical Practice
  • The IBIA Code of Ethics
  • Singapore’s experience with Mass Flow Meters


12.30 – Lunch



13.30 – Environmental issues

  • Emissions and the challenge for the bunker industry
  • Legislation and targets for CO2, SOx and NOx emissions


14.00 – The bunker value chain

  • What is disintermediation?
  • Managing credit risk


14.30 – The effect of digital technology on bunkering

  • Port operations
  • Bunker procurement
  • Vessel operations
  • Bunker trading


15.00 – Tea


15.30 – Marine Fuels

  • The key fuels
  • The effect of 2020 on the marine fuels landscape
  • Fuel testing and sampling procedures


16.15 – Quiz

  • A review and test of the various topics covered during the seminar


16.45 – Concluding summary

17.00 – Results – presentation of certificates

17.15 – End of Course


Price: US$ 750 per person.

Information to Mauritian Companies: The course is MQA approved and HRDC refund applicable subject to the council’s terms and conditions.

If you are interested in booking for this training please contact



OFFICE: +230 202-0000

MOBILE: +230 5253-1433

More information available on this link: https://www.bunkeringhub.com/programme