BunkerExperience 2023 - Rotterdam - April

BunkerExperience Programme

Monday 17 - Thursday 20 April 2023 ~ Three-day Course

Standard Price: €2,995

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  • Have you ever had the opportunity to attend an actual physical bunkering and/or perform tests on viscosity, density, flashpoint, sulphur, and water yourself?
  • Learn how fuel oil makes an engine run and what is needed for onboard pre-treatment?
  • Learn and experience how to measure a bunker barge?
  • Take a sample and experience the "sulphurous" flavour of heavy fuel yourself?
  • Perform tests in a real laboratory yourself?

 

MONDAY 17 APRIL
19:00  drinks  Welcome Drinks and Dinner at the Hotel
TUESDAY 18 APRIL - BARGE DAY
08:00 Breakfast
08:45 Welcome/ Introductions/ Round Robin
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Petrospot
 

Bunkering - why are we here?

 09:30

Get to know all about Mass Flow Meters (MFM)
Mark Spee, Emerson Process Management

10:00  coffee   Networking Coffee Break 
10:20 Learning definitions

  • How to measure a barge
  • To calculate from measured volume to metric tonnes
  • Calibration tables, conversion tables
  • Volume correction factors and the influence of temperature on density
  • Various sampling and blending methods
 11:30 The Calculations
12:00  lunch  Networking Lunch Break
 13:00 Visit to a VT bunker barge Measuring and sampling of fuel oil on board of a VT bunker barge yourself guided by marine surveyors of Bureau Veritas.
19:00  reception  Dinner at the hotel
WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL - LAB DAY
08:00  lunch  Breakfast
08:45 The refinery process from crude oil to fuel oil
  • How an engine actually works
  • How fuel oil makes it run
  • What is needed for fuel oil onboard pre-treatment
  • Discussing ISO 8217 parameters
12:00  lunch  Networking Lunch Break
13:00 Visit to a Saybolt laboratory

Performing laboratory tests on fuel oil samples yourself:
Density, Viscosity, Flashpoint, Pourpoint/Cloudpoint, Sulphur, and Water

19:00  reception  Oriental Dinner at the China Garden Restaurant
THURSDAY 20 APRIL - PORT DAY
08:00  lunch  Breakfast
08:45

Discussing laboratory work

09:00

The Bunker Buying Process

10:00  coffee   Networking Coffee Break 
10:30 A Shipping Overview
12:00  lunch   Boarding "Ome Aad's Borrelboot" and lunch onboard
  "Tour de Port" - tour of the port, ships and facilities
15:00 Back at the hotel for the Diploma Ceremony
15:30 End of course

 

 

Registration Option

BunkerExperience Course - April:

€2,995

 

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

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