The IBIA Caribbean Bunker Conference, hosted by Maritime Authority of Jamaica, is set to be one of region's must attend events of 2018. Providing critical information, discussion forums, and networking opportunities, FUELLING A NEW ERA IN THE CARIBBEAN will cover essential topics for all stakeholders within the bunker buying chain.

Key among these will be an exploration of what IMO2020 means for both bunker buyers and suppliers in the region, particularly with respect to compliance solutions, the availability of new fuels in the region and the question of enforcement. It will also provide a showcase of current regional bunkering infrastructure and give insight into what the future holds for the Caribbean and the Americas bunkering markets.

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Where: Singapore
When: March 28, 2018 

This 1-day course will focus on practical approaches for preparing and managing IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap on bunker fuels. It is designed for bunker buyers, sellers, bunker supply chain and industry stakeholders. The interests, priorities, obligations and challenges of each stakeholder group will be examined and discussed. The course will include a case study where participants will be challenged on the management process.

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When: 17-18 April, 2018
Where: Mercedes Benz World, London, UK

A unique experience where ambitious maritime marketers can Learn, Discover and Experience the future of Marketing. Leading presenters from other Business to Business (B2B) and consumer industries together with marketing professionals from the world of maritime will share best practice and innovative solutions. By interacting with these proven experts in their field, your eyes will be opened to best-in-class marketing from the world's leading brands to generate margin and customer value. This event provides creative, strategic and tactical execution techniques via interactive forums, workshops and knowledge hubs in order to drive marketing forward within the maritime industry.

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Louise Smith
t: +44 208 686 1728
m: +44 7787 568 946

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3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC)
24 - 26 April 2018
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018 is organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and will be held in conjunction with Singapore Maritime Week 2018. The theme for SMTC 2018 is “Shaping the Future Maritime Industry through Digital Innovation”. The focus will be on digital innovation in maritime industry, evaluate how the industry has progressed so far and identify the gaps and opportunities in digital innovation and technology adoption. Specific applications, benefits and ROI will also be discussed.

Key Highlights:

  • Digital Innovation Strategy
  • Emerging marketplaces and how they are disrupting shipping
  • Applications of digital technologies – what’s working and what’s not
  • Technologies areas include:
    • Blockchain
    • Big Data Analytics
    • Autonomous Systems, Sensors & IoT
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

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What's Next: A Glance into the Future of Shipping

When: 30 May 2018
Where: Athens, Greece (Benaki Museum)

BMS United has partnered with the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA)  to offer "A Glance into the Future of Shipping". Set in the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture in Athens, on Wednesday 30th May, the conference will offer delegates a unique opportunity to hear about key issues affecting the industry and to participate in a lively debate.

BMS, as one of the world's leading maritime solution providers, and IBIA, the voice of the global bunker industry, have arranged a dynamic and interactive series of discussions around diverse topics, which will cover a broad spectrum of points at issue, but with a specific emphasis on future challenges for the Shipping Industry:

  • The IMO’s 2020 Global Sulphur Cap
  • Digitalisation and Future Ship Design
  • Future Prospects: Risk management and Shipping Economics
  • Business Ethics, a subject as keenly debated today as it was by Aristotle

*Registration is subject to availability. 

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20th Singapore International Bunkering Conference & Exhibition
1-5 October 2018
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore

The 20th edition of the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) will be about inspiring change, rethinking scenarios and collaborating, all with a common purpose of growing business and the industry at large. It will be your opportunity to learn, engage and connect!

With over 1600 attendees expected at SIBCON 2018, key decision makers from the shipping and marine fuels community will converge in Singapore to outline market potential, growth segments, and strategies to operate in the current environment.

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