Aracon 2018 - Rotterdam

25-27 October 2018 - The Hilton Rotterdam

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programme attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as dozens of European shipowners and managers.

The 1.5-day conference includes two networking lunches and a spectacular evening reception and dinner at Rotterdam’s historic Royal Maas Yacht Club.

BunkerExperience 2018 - Singapore

8-10 October 2018 - Singapore

The three-day BunkerExperience course presents an unbeatable combination of intensive classroom teaching and real-life bunkering experience. The sharp focus on barge operations and sampling, testing lab procedures and bunker quality, and on board fuel handling and ship type familiarisation is guaranteed to provide a rock solid intellectual and practical introduction into the three most important hands-on elements of the bunker business. The morning classroom sessions are geared towards preparing students to make the most of the afternoon 'real life' experience of working on a bunker barge, working in a testing laboratory and 'going to sea' for close-up views of different types of ships at the anchorages and terminals in Singapore.

BunkerExperience 2018 - The Netherlands

24 - 27 September 2018 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

BunkerExperience 2018 - Panama

13-15 June 2018 - Panama, Radisson Panama Canal

es SpanishThis three-day BunkerExperience Course, taught in Spanish, presents an unbeatable combination of intensive classroom teaching and real-life bunkering experience. The sharp focus on barge operations and sampling, testing lab procedures and bunker quality, and on board fuel handling and oil terminal familiarisation is guaranteed to provide a rock solid intellectual and practical introduction into the three most important hands-on elements of the bunker business. 

BunkerExperience 2018 - The Netherlands

30 April - 3 May 2018 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

Aracon 2017 - Rotterdam

12-13 October 2017 - The Hilton Rotterdam

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programmes attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as shipowners and managers from throughout the region. Due to popular demand, particularly from the bunker buying side of the industry, ARACON now takes place every autumn in Rotterdam, the biggest port and by far the biggest bunkering centre in Europe.

BunkerExperience 2017 - Netherlands

2-5 October 2017 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

BunkerExperience 2017 - Singapore

24-26 April 2017 - Park Hotel Clarke Quay

This course is IMarEST CPD Accredited

NEW! The three-day BunkerExperience Course presents an unbeatable combination of intensive classroom teaching and real-life bunkering experience. The sharp focus on barge operations and sampling, testing lab procedures and bunker quality, and on board fuel handling and ship type familiarisation is guaranteed to provide a rock solid intellectual and practical introduction into the three most important hands-on elements of the bunker business. The morning classroom sessions are geared towards preparing students to make the most of the afternoon 'real life' experience of working on a bunker barge, working in a testing laboratory and going to sea for close-up views of different types of ships at the anchorages and terminals in Singapore.

Aracon 2016 - Rotterdam

22-23 September 2016 - The Hilton Rotterdam

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. Its no-nonsense conference programmes attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as shipowners and managers from throughout the region. Due to popular demand, particularly from the bunker buying side of the industry, ARACON now takes place every autumn in Rotterdam, the biggest port and by far the biggest bunkering centre in Europe.

BunkerExperience 2016 - Panama

11-14 July 2016 - Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall, Panama

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Started with a welcome dinner, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme with superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

BunkerExperience 2016 - May

9 May-12 May 2016 - Delta Hotel, in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Starting with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme for superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

Aracon 2015 - Rotterdam

From 15 October 2015 until 16 October 2015

The stand-out bunker conference and exhibition for the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region! ARACON 2015 delivered a strong programme featuring the latest technical, commercial and environmental issues facing our industry today.

The Bunkering Symposium 2014

From 1 October 2014 until 3 October 2014

The Bunkering Symposium 2014 once again focused on the most important issues in bunkering. As always, the Symposium provided the forum for delegates to engage fully in the frank, informed and intelligent debate that separates it from other bunkering events. Social highlights included spectacular receptions and dinners at two of the most bustling and popular venues in Antwerp.

BunkerExperience 2014 - May

From 12 May 2014 until 15 May 2014

All inclusive, intensive bunker course, with a perfect mix of theory in the morning and real practise in the afternoon. Started with a welcome dinner on Monday, followed by A Barge Day, A Lab Day and a Port Day. On top of that a great evening programme with superb networking opportunities. A very successful course designed for newcomers, as well as those having been in the industry for many years, but did not have that chance to experience real life bunkering.

Aracon 2013 - Rotterdam

From 2 October 2013 until 4 October 2013

The stand-out bunker conference and exhibition for the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region! ARACON 2013 featured a major technical, commercial, environmental and maritime services exhibition, and strong programme.