IBIA to hold Forum to examine bunkering with new fuels for LISW

IBIA to hold Forum to examine bunkering with new fuels for LISW

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) will be holding a forum entitled: ‘Bunkering with new fuels – Building on strong foundations’ as part of London International Shipping Week, on Wednesday 9 September.

The event will include presentations from Mark Bell from SGMF (Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel), Michael Green, Global Technical Manager for Intertek Lintec, Armelle Breneol EAME Marine Fuels Logistics Advisor for ExxonMobil, Vyacheslav Mischeko from Argus Media and Nigel Draffin maritime consultant and author.

The speakers will address the latest topical issues, in particular the availability of ECA compliant fuels, the quality of new fuels and their availability in Russia, recent developments in the LNG market, the availability of data which could help the sector, what to get and where to get it.

The presentations will be followed by a panel question and answer session, chaired by Captain Peter Hall, Chief Executive of IBIA, and all of the delegates attending the event are all invited to a networking drinks reception after the Forum.

The IBIA forum is open to all marine fuels industry professionals, and will be held at the Baltic Exchange, London on Wednesday 9 September, 2015 (15:00- 19:00hrs). Tickets cost £50 and can be obtained by emailing Ibia@Ibia.net or calling +44 (0) 203 397 3850.

IBIA Chief Executive Peter Hall said:

“We are pleased to support the second London International Shipping Week with this interesting and important industry discussion; ECA’s have been in place now for nine months, there are many new fuel alternatives but still significant concerns relating to safety and availability.

“This event will be an opportunity to discuss these issues and many more, we recommend that interested attendees reserve their places early as we anticipate significant interest in these key issues and the high level speakers.”

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