3rd Bunker Fuel Management Conference

Venue: Dubai

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Feb 09, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 10, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 18, 2009
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ACI’s 3rd Bunker Fuel Management Conference will follow on from the previous very successful conference in London, exploring the industry most contemporary issues including; high cost of alternative fuels but also how quality, stability, and availability of low sulphur fuels poses complex operational and commercial difficulties. The volatility of fuel cost also poses challenges for ship owners and managers as it have a direct impact on their profitability. This event will provide a highly commercial platform for ship owners and managers, fuel suppliers, bunkering and chartering companies, refineries, port authorities and other key stakeholders to share ideas and actively discuss the most prominent issues in the management of bunker fuel.

Why you cannot miss this event
This conference will be focusing on the key issues regarding the relationship between seller and buyer within the bunker fuel industry. In this respect it will be unique in focusing on the commercial issues, which are central to the future of the industry. The bunker fuel industry is going through a process of change, and this will be the perfect opportunity to address this with key peers from across the field. These 2 days provide a unique forum for central members of the shipping industry to explore the latest issues and help insure their long term commercial future.

Key topics
Analysing the Market Trends within the Maritime Bunker Industry
Understand the Impact Hedging is Having upon the Bunker Fuel Industry
Analysing Associated Risks in the Bunker Fuel Market
Maximising the Relationship between Ports and Ship Operators
Addressing how the Bunker Fuel Industry has been Adapting to the Downturn
Minimising the Cost of Switching to Low Sulphur Fuel

Speakers Included
Abdellah Dakoune, Senior Bunker Manager, United Arab Shipping Company
Terje Wilhelm Cook, Senior Bunker Manager, Griegstar
Vincent Weve, Chartering Manager, Lamnalco
Manus Henry, Director, Invensys University Technology Centre For Advanced Instrumentation, Department Of Engineering Science, University Of Oxford
Syed Ijaz Hassan, Chairman, Alco Shipping Services
Edward Bucknall, Technical Director, Columbia Ship Management
Till Braun, Future Ship Consultation, Germanisher Lloyd
DM Lotia, Head of Purchasing, Varun Shipping
Amongst many others

An interactive 2 day
Throughout the 2 days you will have the opportunity to hear from your industry peers and discover the latest developments crew management:
• Network with high level industry leaders and peers in the maritime industry
• Profile your organisation amongst the world’s leading maritime organisations and secure maximum exposure
• Learn the latest cutting best practices to be employed in your organisation
• Participate interactive discussions to share knowledge, best practices and bringing discussions to reality
• Feel the vibrant atmosphere and excitement in this premier annual Bunker Fuel event

Who will attend?
Delegates will be drawn from Ship Owners and Managers, Fuel Suppliers, Bunkering and Chartering Companies, Refineries and Port Authorities.

Job titles will include Managing Directors, General Managers, Vice Presidents, Fuel Purchasers, Bunker Traders & Managers, Business Development Managers.

Information & Registration
To get additional information on the program, the price and to register, please contact directly Melanie Mulazzi of ACI on +44 207 981 2504 or send her an email at mmulazzi@acieu.net.


Additional Information

2 day conference including documentation packet: £1325. Conference documentation packet: £395