Sponsors & Supporters
VERITAS PETROLEUM SERVICES
VPS, the leader in maritime testing and surveys, delivers solutions that have helped ship operators achieve measurable improvements to fuel management, fuel cost, operational efficiency and compliance with marine fuel regulatory requirements. We introduced the first commercial bunker fuel testing programme for ships in 1981. Today, customers remain at the heart of our business. We operate a global network of technical experts and offices, four specialist and wholly-owned fuel testing laboratories strategically located in Rotterdam, Singapore, Houston and Fujairah, and access to 200 key bunkering ports worldwide for bunker quantity surveys and round-the-clock technical assistance.
WÄRTSILÄ NETHERLANDS B.V.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Seahawk Services is your Partner for Global Marine Fuel Quality and Quantity Inspection. With more than 25 years of experience in Marine Fuel Testing and Inspection, Seahawk Services provides cost-effective Fuel Oil Analysis and Bunker Quantity Survey as well as other services to assist our partners to achieve optimum fuel management and comply with marine fuel regulatory requirements.
Excellent client communication through one point of contact for all your fuel management needs.
We are Committed to Delivering Excellence without jeopardising Quality or Integrity.
THE INTERNATIONAL BUNKER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (IBIA)
The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) is the voice of the global bunker industry and represents all stakeholders across the industry value chain. Our membership includes ship owners/operators, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, barging companies, storage companies, surveyors, port authorities, credit reporting companies, lawyers, P&I clubs, equipment manufacturers, shipping journalists and marine consultants. Today we have members in more than 80 countries.
IBIA represents the industry at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as a consultative non-governmental organisation. IBIA was represented on the Expert Panel in 2007 which reported to IMO about the implications of proposed revisions to MARPOL Annex VI. IBIA attends all meetings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and a number of Sub-Committees.
IBIA has also been granted “liaison status” with the International Standards Organisation (ISO). This enables IBIA to contribute to discussion regarding ISO 8217 and ISO 13739.
Bunkerspot is a key source of quality information for all professionals working in the international bunker industry. It provides a comprehensive, accurate – and always independent – view of the multi-faceted global marine fuels industry, keeps readers up to speed on innovations and trends in vessel and fuel efficiency technologies.
The bi-monthly Bunkerspot magazine, launched in February 2004, focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering, and also keeps its readers up to speed on innovations and trends in vessel and fuel efficiency technologies. This high profile and well respected publication is written by experienced bunker journalists and a team of top industry experts.
The Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, as well as information channels, industry announcements, job moves and updates on conferences, exhibitions and other key events. An annual subscription also gives access to an unrivalled archive of news and features.
The Bunkerspot Price Index offers spot bunker prices in over 350 ports, updated daily and with easy to see tracked price changes.
Petrospot is an independent publishing, training and events organisation focused on the maritime, energy and transportation industries.
The company publishes some of the world’s most authoritative books and e-books on marine fuels, maritime law, shipping and marine surveying. It also reports on bunker news, commercial, technical and operational industry developments, and regulations via the highly-respected Bunkerspot news website and magazine.
Petrospot is the joint creator and organiser of London International Shipping Week and European Shipping Week, and runs some of the world’s most successful shipping events, including Maritime Week Americas, Maritime Week Africa, and ARACON. The Petrospot Academy runs a range of well-respected training courses around the world, including the Oxford Bunker Course and An Introduction to Shipping.