Aracon 2017 • Rotterdam

ARACON 2017 PROGRAMME

Thursday 12 - Friday 13 October 2017 ~ One and a half-day conference

A strong line-up of expert local and international speakers will address the key challenges facing the bunker industry in the run up to 2020 and the uncertainties beyond.

Standard Price - £950

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 Programme details are updated on a daily basis and are subject to change as new speakers are confirmed. 

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THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 2017
08:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee 
Upper Lobby Area - Hilton Hotel
 
SESSION ONE: THE GLOBAL PICTURE
09:00 Chairman's Introduction / Welcome to ARACON 2017
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director Bunker Events Ltd / Petrospot Ltd
  Ethical Bunkering: A Fairy Tale or Reality?
Justin Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, IBIA
  Credit Management Today vs The Past
Paul Millar, Head of Global Credit, Bomin Group
  Bunker Procurement: What The Buyer Wants, Needs and Expects
Rob Phillips, Bunkering Manager ArcelorMittal Shipping & Chairman, Institute of Bunker Buyers & Consumers
  Panel Discussion
10:30 coffee break Morning Coffee Break   
SESSION TWO: 2020 AND THE GLOBAL SULPHUR CAP
11:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director Bunker Events Ltd / Petrospot Ltd
  0.5% S Marine Fuels Supply and Concerns For The EU Refining Industry
Damien Valdenaire, Science Executive – Refining, CONCAWE (European Petroleum Refiners Association)
  The Impact on Bunker Quality in the ARA
Michael Green, Global Technical Manager, Intertek Shipcare
  The Global Outlook for Fuel Quality
Naeem Javaid, Global Operations Manager – FOBAS, Lloyd’s Register EMEA
  Q&A / Panel Discussion
12:30 lunch-break Networking Lunch
Upper Lobby
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SESSION THREE: COMPLIANCE OPTIONS
14:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director - Publishing, Petrospot Ltd, Editor - Bunkerspot
  Scrubbers – The Obvious Solution?
Speaker TBC
  The Multifuel Challenge
Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Former Chairman, IBIA
  Chartering a Course for Methanol Marine Fuel 
Eelco Dekker, Chief Representative Europe, Methanol Institute
  Q&A / Panel Discussion
15:30 coffee-break Networking Coffee Break  bpi price index
SESSION FOUR: LNG - NOW OR NEVER?
16:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director - Publishing, Petrospot Ltd, Editor - Bunkerspot
  LNG Drivers, Challenges and Opportunities 
Capt. Muhammad Shafique, Senior Lecturer, Southampton Solent University - Warsash Maritime Academy
  Establishing a Viable LNG Infrastructure
Rob Stassen, Marine LNG Business Development Manager, Shell LNG
  Innovative Solutions for Small-Scale LNG Bunkering
Lars Sall, Head of Group LNG, Kosan Crisplant A/S
 

Q&A / Panel Discussion

Panellist:

Frank Harteveld, General Manager Sales – Fuel Gas Handling, Wärtsilä Oil & Gas Systems

17:15 Chairman’s Closing Remarks
Lesley Bankes-Hughes, Director - Publishing, Petrospot Ltd, Editor - Bunkerspot  
17:30 End of Day One Conference Sessions   
19:00 Welcome Drinks Reception − Royal Maas Yacht Club tanido marine surveyors
20:00 - 22:00 ARACON Dinner − Royal Maas Yacht Club oil chart international
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER 2017
08:00 lunch-breakRegistration and Welcome Coffee
Upper Lobby
 
SESSION FIVE: BUNKER QUALITY AND QUANTITY - CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
09:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director, Bunker Events Ltd / Petrospot Ltd
  Distillates – A Brand New Source of Quality Issues
Steve Bee, Group Commercial & Business Development Director, Veritas Petroleum Services
  To waste or not to waste; is Debunkering a Criminal Offence?
Reinier P. van Campen, Lawyer, Wiersma Mensonides
  The Advance of Mass Flow Metering – Are Quantity Disputes Consigned to History?
Naveen Hegde, Business Development Manager - Fuel Management, Emerson Automated Solutions
  Quality & Quantity: What a Good Surveyor Will Bring to the Table
Jaap Beemster, Sworn Marine Surveyor, Tanido BV
  Q&A / Panel Discussion
10:30 lunch-break Networking Coffee Break  bpi price index
SESSION SIX: BUNKERSPOT BUNKER SURGERY
11:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director, Bunker Events Ltd / Petrospot Ltd
  OW Bunker and Hanjin…You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet  
J. Stephen Simms, Principal, Simms Showers LLP 
  Bunkering in the ARA – A Level Playing Field for All?  
Charlotte J. van Steenderen, Partner, Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers 
 

Speaker Panel:

  • Steve Bee, Group Commercial & Business Development Director, Veritas Petroleum Services
  • Reinier P. van Campen, Lawyer, Wiersma Mensonides
  • Jaap Beemster, Sworn Marine Surveyor, Tanido b.v.
  • Naeem Javaid, Global Operations Manager – FOBAS, Lloyd’s Register EMEA
  • Martin Laue Brodersen, Head of Bunkers, Torm A/S
13:00 Closing Remarks
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Director, Bunker Events Ltd / Petrospot Ltd
13:05 coffee-break Networking Lunch
Upper Lobby
 
14:00 End of ARACON 2017

 

Registration Option

ARACON 2017 Conference Pass:

£950

 

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Sponsorship Options

  • Oilchart International
    Platinum
  • VPS
    Gold
  • Tanido Sworn Marine Surveyors
    Gold
  • Bunkerspot Price Index
    Silver
  • Emerson Automation Solutions
    Bronze
  • Prax Bunker Belgium BVBA
    Delegate Badges and Lanyards
  • OPIS450
    Delegate Bags

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Please contact:
Our Sales Team
Tel: +44 1295 814455
Email: events@petrospot.com

Remember to ask about the special rates for multiple delegates from the same company.

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

capital ship management

express energy

 

SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS

ibia

nove

 

MEDIA PARTNERS

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  • Mabux
  • Maritime Connector
  • Opis 450
  • Professional Mariner
  • Rim Intelligence
  • World Oils

 

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