02 marzo - 31 marzo 2020
TBD

Argus Bunker Fuels

  • 08:00
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  • 09:00
  • Morning registration and networking
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Chairman’s opening remarks Stefka Wechsler - Marine Fuel Editor, Argus
  • 09:10
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  • 09:20
  • Welcome address Gerardo Landaluce - Chairman, Port Authority of Algeciras Bay
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Welcome address Álvaro Rodríguez Dapena - Director of Planning and Development, Ports of Spain Authority, Ministry of Public Works
  • 09:30
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  • 10:00
  • Keynote address: Are WE ready? Alfonso Mingarro - Managing Director, Trading and Bunker, Cepsa
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Keynote address: IMO 2020 - Opportunities and challenges Jose Correa - Director, Crude Oil and Heavy Products, Repsol Trading
  • 10:30
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  • 11:10
  • Strategic leaders’ debate — The bunker industry of tomorrow
Topics to be discussed include:

-Assessing demand and key drivers for the Mediterranean region
-Global supply availability by product
-Anticipated availability of compliant fuels in the Gibraltar strait
-Assessing marine fuel oil quality challenges for the IMO 2020 scenario
-Forecasts for bunker price differentials

Session participants

-Li Na, Manager, Bunker Supply Division, Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group
-Rafael G. S. Pirro Estevez, Vice-President for Complementary Business, Panama Canal Authority
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Jose Correa, Director, Crude Oil and Heavy Products, Repsol Trading
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Ingo Knudsen, Business Development Manager, Marine Flow Solutions, Endress+Hauser

  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Morning coffee and networking
  • 12:00
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  • 12:15
  • IMO - Implementation of the global sulphur limit Víctor Jiménez Fernández - Counsellor for Transport - Alternate Permanent Representative to the IMO, OMI
  • 12:15
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  • 13:15
  • Shipowners’ session: Strategy of major shipowners and operators for 2020 fuel purchase considerations

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Exploring the pros and cons of the various compliance options
  • Low-sulphur fuels, scrubbers or LNG, and why?
  • How do you manage cost, operational, and technology risks effectively?
  • Which bunker ports will feature in your compliance plans?

Session participants:

  • Alexandros Trachanas, Bunkers Procurement Operator, Thenamaris
    (Ships Management)
  • Christopher Fee, General Manager, Environment and Sustainability, Fleet Management, Oldendorff Carriers
  • Claus Kesting, General Manager, Bunker Procurement, J Lauritzen
  • Klaus S Stamp, Head of Bunkers, Bunkers Department, Norden
  • 13:15
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  • 13:45
  • Mass flow meter system for marine bunkering Ingo Knudsen - Business Development Manager, Marine Flow Solutions, Endress+Hauser
  • New rules
  • New fuels
  • Digital solutions
  • 13:45
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  • 15:15
  • Networking lunch hosted by the Algeciras Bay Port Authority
  • 15:15
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  • 15:45
  • Fast installation concept for scrubbers Aslak Suopanki - Manager, Sales Support for Exhaust Gas Cleaning (SOx Scrubbers), Wärtsilä
  • Discussing the challenges of retrofitting
  • Evaluating the fast installation concept
  • Installation capacity vs time 2020
  • Assessing the benefits for the shipowner
  • 15:45
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  • 16:15
  • On-stage Interview: Alternative fuels in the real world — Advantages and disadvantages Poul Woodall - Director - Environment & Sustainability, DFDS

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Financial and economic comparisons between methanol, biofuels, LPG, and electric propulsion in pilot projects and beyond
  • Assessing fuel availability and technology progress across the fuels
  • Evaluating operational and environment impacts
  • 16:15
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  • 16:45
  • Afternoon coffee and networking
  • 16:45
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  • 17:30
  • Champagne roundtable discussions

Roundtable one: Key lessons learnt from recent bunker fuel contamination incident
Leader: Alex Jamet, General Counsel, Peninsula Petroleum

Roundtable two: How the latest customs regulations impact bunkering operations
Leader: Jesus Otero, Chief Executive Officer, Europea Group

Roundtable three: Turning challenges into opportunities — How are you preparing for business
post-2020?

Leaders: Laura Valencia Posada, Bunker Trader, Bunkernet and Bruno Silva, Bunker Trader, Bunkernet


 

 

  • 17:30
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  • 17:40
  • Chairman’s closing remarks
  • 19:00
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  • 19:30
  • Coaches depart for Hacienda Almoguera
  • 19:30
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  • 22:30
  • Evening networking cocktail reception in Hacienda Almoguera hosted by Cepsa
 Entry strictly reserved for Argus Bunker Fuels 2019 conference badge holders
  • 08:20
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  • 09:20
  • Morning registration and networking
  • 09:20
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  • 09:30
  • Chairman’s opening remarks Tracy Vowel - Vice-President Business Development, Argus
  • 09:30
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  • 09:50
  • What can our customers receive from our value-added services at the Port of Aljeciras and surrounding area? Juan Flores - Board member, Algeciras Shipping Services Association ( AESBA)
  • 09:50
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  • 10:20
  • 2020 marine fuel availability and procurement Carlos Giner - Head of Marine Fuels, Cepsa
  • What will 0.5pc sulphur fuels look like?
  • What fuels are likely to be available, and where?
  • What new products are coming to market and how will blends conform to ISO standards?

  • 10:20
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  • 11:20
  • Port authorities’ session: How to deal with the fast approaching IMO 2020 deadline

         Topics to be discussed include:

  • Assessing the latest port developments— progress and timeline. If projects go ahead, what effect will they have on the bunkering business?
  • How to boost bunkering activities?
  • What will monitoring and enforcement regimes look like across different port authorities and flag states?

    Session participants:
  • José Luis Hormaechea Escós, Managing Director, Algeciras Bay Port Authority
  • César López, Managing Director, Ceuta Port Authority
  • John Ghio, Deputy Captain, Gibraltar Port Authority
  • Li Na, Manager, Bunker Supply Division, Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group


  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Morning coffee and networking hosted by the Algeciras Shipping Services Association (AESBA)
  • 11:50
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  • 12:20
  • Moving forward with LNG as a marine fuel Fernando Impuesto - CORE LNGas Hive Co-ordinator and General Manager, Enagas Emprende
  • How can LNG be made more viable as a marine fuel of the future?
  • What are the key investment criteria, and what is the outlook for new-build projects?
  • Are there any technical and operational considerations to address?
  • 12:20
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  • 12:50
  • Avoiding disputes - Contracting to clarify liability Grant Hunter - Head of Contracts and Clauses, Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO)
  • 12:50
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  • 13:20
  • On-stage interview: Shipping and bunkering in the new digital era, with a focus on blockchain technology Yoann Yvon - Head of digital interaction and blockchain, Sopra Steria
  • Blockchain in the bunkering industry
  • How the bunker business can capitalise on blockchain opportunities
  • 13:20
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  • 13:30
  • Chairman’s closing remarks
  • 13:30
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  • 15:00
  • Networking lunch hosted by Repsol and close of Argus Bunker Fuels 2019