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BunkerExperience 2019 - Rotterdam - October

BunkerExperience Programme

Monday 30 September - Thursday 3 October 2019 ~ 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 30 SEPTEMBER 2019
19:00 Welcome Drinks at the Hotel Bar
TUESDAY 1 OCTOBER 2019 - BARGE DAY
08:00 Course Registration and Breakfast
08:45

Bunkering - why are we here?
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Bunker Events & Petrospot

  Round Robin - get to meet your colleagues
 

Get to know all about Mass Flow Meters (MFM)
Daniel Kemp, Emerson Process Management 

10:00 coffee-break   Networking Coffee Break 
10:20 Learning definitions
Argyrios Schoinas, Bureau Veritas
  • 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
  Calculations
Argyrios Schoinas, Bureau Veritas
12:00 lunch-break  Networking Lunch 
  Visit to a bunker barge Measuring and sampling a barge yourself,
guided by the 1st class marine surveyors of Bureau Veritas BV
19:30 Dinner at the hotel
WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2019 - LAB DAY
08:00 Breakfast
08:45 The refinery process from crude oil to fuel oil
Ton Visser, Business Partner Oiltraining B.V.
  • How an engine actually works
  • How fuel oil makes it run
  • What is needed for fuel oil onboard pre-treatment (In detail within ISO parameters)
12:00 lunch-break   Networking Lunch 
13:30 Laboratory visit at Saybolt

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

19:30 Dinner at the hotel, followed by drinks downtown
THURSDAY 3 OCTOBER 2019 - PORT DAY
08:00 Breakfast
 09:15

The Bunker Buying Process
Leon Van Duivendijk

10:15

Port of Rotterdam, about the types of ships and their consumption
Leon Van Duivendijk

11:45 lunch-break   Boarding MV Diane and lunch onboard
13:50 "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

 

 

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