Aracon 2019 - Rotterdam

Sponsors & Supporters




Verenigde Tankrederij B.V.

 VT is your partner in maritime logistic services. We specialize in the Inland tanker shipping. We carry for various clients mineral oils, chemicals, bio-fuels and lubricating oils. Since 2009 we have also extended our activities in the maritime field, with the result that we operate in Panama, Antiqua, Australia and Sweden.







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.





bunker trace


BunkerTrace offers end-to-end oversight of the marine fuel supply chain. By combining synthetic DNA tracers with blockchain technology, we bridge the physical and digital to enable total transparency for trusted reporting. Built with the maritime industry, for the maritime industry – and for the environment – BunkerTrace is your turnkey solution for marine fuel traceability, providing evidence for regulatory compliance.


oilchart international


Oilchart International NV was founded in 1982 and has been fully concentrating on oiltrading, blending and selling bunkers to vessels. Deliveries are made by own barges for bigger quantities in the ARA ports and by truck for smaller quantities in the north of France and north Netherland ports.

OilChart OffShore works closely with its sister company OilChart International, utilising synergies where possible. The team is made up of specialist professionals from the maritime industry, and prides themselves on being a good quality physical supplier, establishing a reputation on the back of jobs well done. We don't necessarily want to be the biggest supplier but rather the best supplier in our areas of operation, adding solid value to the supply chains of our clients and a reliable counterpart.





caland advocaten


Caland Advocaten specializes in transport law, commercial law, insurance law, administrative law, environmental law and real estate. Our lawyers have both a litigation and advice practice.

We act for Owners and Charterers of seagoing vessels, inland water vessels and luxury yachts, H&M, P&I and CL-underwriters, stevedores and terminals, port based companies, shipyards, project developers, property investors, contractors and environmental installations.

At Caland Advocaten, the interests of our clients are paramount. We strive to provide our clients with clear and practical advice at competitive rates. We believe in building good and long-term client relationships.





Inatech is a leading global provider of intelligent cloud-based fuel management software and energy trading risk management (ETRM) to the marine and physical oil trading industries. Part of Glencore’s oil division, Inatech combines best-of-breed cloud technologies with in-depth industry expertise to enable companies drive efficiency and revenue growth. Inatech’s customers benefit from an international delivery model that provides the competitive edge needed to thrive in today’s dynamic markets.

With the right software platform supported by powerful data analytics, operators can make informed purchasing decisions about fuel quality, compatibility and availability and react quickly to changing market conditions.
Shiptech, Inatech’s integrated, end-to-end fuel management platform uses the latest technology and delivers the insight operators need to take fuel procurement to the next level. Its comprehensive range of applications gives buyers the tools to plan earlier, negotiate more effectively, handle new fuels (0.5%) and fully automate and optimise fuel management processes.




logic vision


Bunkering is a different world altogether. Logic Vision created the module known as FuelVision 365 with this in mind. This module is based on Microsoft Dynamics 365. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the integrated ERP solution from Microsoft and specially designed for companies seeking one solution. More than 2,7 million users in over 195 countries work with this powerfull solution. It provides support in all aspects of business management, financial management, business intelligence, inventory management, sales and marketing etc.

Insightful, easy to use and has several adaptable features. You can simply build a complex pricing structure. FuelVision 365 meets the strict legal and tax regulations. Excise registration is transparant, is easy to understand and to report. With nomination functionality, commission registration, credit checks, Letter of Credit and digital files, you can switch between different menus with ease while registering everything in an easy-to-use software solution. That saves time. Absolutely perfect for the bunker-world.


FuelVision 365 consists amongst others of:

Contract management |  Purchasing & Sales  |  Price management  |  Inventory management  |  Excise management  |  Digital files  |  Reports  |  Financials

Contact us! Call +31 184 677 588




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


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) 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.






baltic transport


The Baltic Transport Journal is an international printed bimonthly magazine focused on transport and logistics in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with its nine countries: Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

We write about all transport aspects within the supply chain: maritime - rail - road - inland shipping - project logistics - warehousing - distribution - environment - legal issues - technological and economic developments, etc.

The Baltic Transport Journal set out in 2004 and ever since then has been delivering credible information and professional market analysis. We enhance business among partners within the region and promote the BSR companies throughout the world.

Up-to-date, we are the only editorial team from both Poland and the BSR to be recognised in the Seahorse Club Journalists Awards - in 2016 as runners-up in the News category and in 2017 as winners in the Supply Chain category.




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.



 harbours review


The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free on-line European ports database as well as bi-monthly E-zines with expert views on the most important issues for Europe’s port sector.

The port database is updated with new entries to gather in one-place often scattered data about the European harbours’ main features, such as the number of terminals and their specialisation, technical parameters (e.g. water depth or total land area), statistics on cargo & passenger volumes as well as much more in case of partner ports.

The portal’s offer is boosted by the E-zines, distributed via our newsletter every quarter to over 15,000+ subscribers all over the European Union together with the latest port database updates and info on partnership events.

Each E-zine contains a featured article tackling one of the most burning questions for the EU port industry, coupled with comments of the sector’s representatives and top national & EU officials. This way we are bringing closer people from different parts of the EU, to share their thoughts with each other for the common benefit of the European harbours.





MABUX’s goal is to rationalise the bunker industry by focusing the necessary information on the one website – / - is a one-stop website!

The site is tailor-made for the marine bunker industry: it gives the user all the necessary tools to be able to assess the market.

It starts with Oil Exchanges, ICE and NYMEX, publishing the so-called ‘Oil Futures’ feature gives the user an idea of what is actually happening in the oil market at any particular moment. Oil Future also gives an indication of the forthcoming day’s spot bunker price development.

The Spot Bunker Market is updated continuously throughout the day. The Oil Future-Connect prices, which includes information from a number of major ports, are updated every minute during trading hours. These prices are visible parallel together with the Physical Market Indications, and give an early Price Warning as to which way the bunker market is heading. As from this year 2019 the site is also featuring if the bunker market is OVERCHARGING or UNDERCHARGING. A very popular tool, which gives the market players something to take into consideration.

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world oils


Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries.

Worldoils' web portal has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace.

In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.







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.



Registration Option

ARACON 2019 Conference Pass:





  • VT Group
  • VPS
  • Oilchart International
  • BunkerTrace
  • Logic Vision
  • Wartsila Netherlands B.V.
  • Inatech Europe
  • Caland Advocaten

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

Aracon Spex 2019





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  • Baltic Transport
  • Bunkerspot 220px
  • Harbours Review
  • Mabux
  • World Oils


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