Online IBIA Bunker Training Course

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1 - Select your course (s) below
2 - Complete the registration form with the details of the person attending the course
3 - Securely complete your payment online
4 - Once you have booked you will receive a unique link, confirming your place at the training course module(s) of your choice.
5 – After the purchase, you will have access to the video for two (2) weeks.

Discounts

For IBIA members: £150 per module. If you select 4 modules, you will receive 1 for free

For non IBIA members: £216 per module. If you select 4 modules, you will receive 1 for free

If you don’t receive the link for your course, please get in touch with us. If you have any questions about registering, please contact Sofia Konstantopoulou, Global Head, Marketing & Events via email: sofia.konstantopoulou@ibia.net.

 

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Module 1 - Bunker Market Regulations and Enforcement

Learn how the regulations were developed, how they are enforced and how effective use of formal procedures can avoid risk.

Three presentations on:

International Regulations – This covers the introduction of both SOLAS and MARPOL and the current status of IMO regulations which apply to bunkers and bunkering.

Compliance and Enforcement – This examines the requirements with which vessels must comply in order to meet the regulations of their Flag State and any Port State that they visit. It also discusses the enforcement methods available to Flag and Port and the penalties attached.

Bunker procedures - This covers the development and application of procedures and standards of bunkering operations including ISO 13739, SS600 and the application of Mass Flow Metering in the new SS648.

£ 150.00
Module 2 - Understanding ISO 8217 and ISO 4259

Why we need standards, how to use and interpret them and how to deal with the results of laboratory test.

Three presentations on:

International marine fuel standards. – The reason, the history and the development of quality standards.

ISO 8217:2017 – An examination of the principal clauses, the parameter tables and the informative Annexes.

ISO 4259 and precision – Understanding the concept of precision in testing and its application to results of laboratory test results. It also highlights some differences between the ISO 4259 requirements and those of SOLAS and MARPOL.

£ 150.00
Module 3 - Best practice for suppliers with VLSFO

Looking at the Best Practice guide for bunker suppliers published by IBIA.

Three presentations on:

Objectives and Quality control – The purpose of the guide and its application to producing a product which meets the required standard.

Aspects of delivery – The best practice to maintain and assure the quality of the product from barge tanks to receiving vessel with an emphasis on sampling proper documentation and the provision of advice.

Contracts and disputes – Understanding contract and sales terms, the disputes procedures and a discussion on typical problems.

£ 150.00
Module 4 - Best practices for users with VLSFO

Based on the Best Practice guide for bunker purchasers published by IMO.

Three presentations on:

Objectives – The requirements, the goals and the specific exemptions.

Aspects of delivery – This covers supplier selection and vetting, delivery procedures and fuel handling.

Testing and disputes – Further examination of delivery procedures, sampling, testing and guidance on disputes.

£ 150.00
Module 5 - Adapting to a changing market

Looking at the issues of geopolitics, the current Pandemic and the way they may influence on maritime trade and ships fuel.

Four presentations on:

Changing fuel quality – Looking at the impact of new regulations and changing demand on the quality of fuel.

Changing fuel demand – Examining the way bunker demand may change in response to pressures on pricing, availability and new regulations.

Changing price and credit risk – Understanding how price instability and structural change will disrupt the business model of both sellers and users.

Alternative fuels and new regulations – An examination of the potential for alternative fuels, the pressure to reach zero carbon and sustainable fuels and the likely timeframe for all these options.

£ 150.00
Module 6 - Compatibility and stability – Issues with VLSFO fuels and the measurement of Stability

Understanding the physics of mixtures, the concept of stability and the available test methods to assess if fuel blend components will form a stable blend.

Issues with stability. More details of the available test methods including the laboratory only tests, sensible precautions on storage and treatment and comments on the 50:50 mix.

Coping with potentially unstable fuels. Advice and comment on implications of elevated levels of TSP, operational issues in storage, treatment and use.

£ 150.00
Module 7 - Sales terms and conditions – The purpose, structure and application of Sales terms

The structure and principal clauses in sales terms and conditions with reference to BIMCO terms and Buyers terms.

A more detailed consideration of the incorporation of terms into the contract, the detail of the most important clauses and the use of the BIMCO “election sheet”

An assessment of using sales terms in the regulation of disputes and claims with a discussion on evidence and exclusions.

£ 150.00
Module 8 Quantity measurement – The principles of quantity measurement including Mass Flow Metering



The fundamentals of getting from a sounding to a Mass in air quantity

A worked example of a quantity calculation.

An introduction to Mass Flow Metering covering the principles, current practice, comments on accuracy and fraud prevention.

£ 150.00
Module 9 Sampling – The basics of sampling, sampling methods and sample handling.

The reasons for sampling and a discussion of the basic types and methods of sampling.

A detailed description of manual continuous drip sampling and a discussion on sample location and the regulatory requirements for a delivered sample in MARPOL Annex VI.

The transportation, retention and care of samples plus further discussion on the additional aspects of MARPOL samples.

£ 150.00
Module 10 Fuel quality – Fuel quality, its impact on storage, treatment and use in the engine

Fuel quality and the impact of the principal parameters and the units involved.

The relevance of fuel quality parameters on storage and treatment of the fuel with a discussion on the relevance of the time in storage on quality.

The impact of fuel quality on the operation and performance in a marine diesel engine.

£ 150.00
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Module 1 - Bunker Market Regulations and Enforcement

Learn how the regulations were developed, how they are enforced and how effective use of formal procedures can avoid risk.

Three presentations on:

International Regulations – This covers the introduction of both SOLAS and MARPOL and the current status of IMO regulations which apply to bunkers and bunkering.

Compliance and Enforcement – This examines the requirements with which vessels must comply in order to meet the regulations of their Flag State and any Port State that they visit. It also discusses the enforcement methods available to Flag and Port and the penalties attached.

Bunker procedures _ This covers the development and application of procedures and standards of bunkering operations including ISO 13739, SS600 and the application of Mass Flow Metering in the new SS648.

£ 216.00
Module 2 - Understanding ISO 8217 and ISO 4259

Why we need standards, how to use and interpret them and how to deal with the results of laboratory test.

Three presentations on:

International marine fuel standards. – The reason, the history and the development of quality standards.

ISO 8217:2017 – An examination of the principal clauses, the parameter tables and the informative Annexes.

ISO 4259 and precision – Understanding the concept of precision in testing and its application to results of laboratory test results. It also highlights some differences between the ISO 4259 requirements and those of SOLAS and MARPOL.

£ 216.00
Module 3 - Best practice for suppliers with VLSFO

Looking at the Best Practice guide for bunker suppliers published by IBIA.

Three presentations on:

Objectives and Quality control – The purpose of the guide and its application to producing a product which meets the required standard.

Aspects of delivery – The best practice to maintain and assure the quality of the product from barge tanks to receiving vessel with an emphasis on sampling proper documentation and the provision of advice.

Contracts and disputes – Understanding contract and sales terms, the disputes procedures and a discussion on typical problems.

£ 216.00
Module 4 - Best practices for users with VLSFO

Based on the Best Practice guide for bunker purchasers published by IMO.

Three presentations on:

Objectives – The requirements, the goals and the specific exemptions.

Aspects of delivery – This covers supplier selection and vetting, delivery procedures and fuel handling.

Testing and disputes – Further examination of delivery procedures, sampling, testing and guidance on disputes.

£ 216.00
Module 5 - Adapting to a changing market

Looking at the issues of geopolitics, the current Pandemic and the way they may influence on maritime trade and ships fuel.

Four presentations on:

Changing fuel quality – Looking at the impact of new regulations and changing demand on the quality of fuel.

Changing fuel demand – Examining the way bunker demand may change in response to pressures on pricing, availability and new regulations.

Changing price and credit risk – Understanding how price instability and structural change will disrupt the business model of both sellers and users.

Alternative fuels and new regulations – An examination of the potential for alternative fuels, the pressure to reach zero carbon and sustainable fuels and the likely timeframe for all these options.

£ 216.00
Module 6 - Compatibility and stability – Issues with VLSFO fuels and the measurement of Stability

Understanding the physics of mixtures, the concept of stability and the available test methods to assess if fuel blend components will form a stable blend.

Issues with stability. More details of the available test methods including the laboratory only tests, sensible precautions on storage and treatment and comments on the 50:50 mix.

Coping with potentially unstable fuels. Advice and comment on implications of elevated levels of TSP, operational issues in storage, treatment and use.

£ 216.00
Module 7 - Sales terms and conditions – The purpose, structure and application of Sales terms

The structure and principal clauses in sales terms and conditions with reference to BIMCO terms and Buyers terms.

A more detailed consideration of the incorporation of terms into the contract, the detail of the most important clauses and the use of the BIMCO “election sheet”

An assessment of using sales terms in the regulation of disputes and claims with a discussion on evidence and exclusions.

£ 216.00
Module 8 Quantity measurement – The principles of quantity measurement including Mass Flow Metering

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The fundamentals of getting from a sounding to a Mass in air quantity

A worked example of a quantity calculation.

An introduction to Mass Flow Metering covering the principles, current practice, comments on accuracy and fraud prevention.

£ 216.00
Module 9 Sampling – The basics of sampling, sampling methods and sample handling.

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The reasons for sampling and a discussion of the basic types and methods of sampling.

A detailed description of manual continuous drip sampling and a discussion on sample location and the regulatory requirements for a delivered sample in MARPOL Annex VI.

The transportation, retention and care of samples plus further discussion on the additional aspects of MARPOL samples.

£ 216.00
Module 10 Fuel quality – Fuel quality, its impact on storage, treatment and use in the engine

Fuel quality and the impact of the principal parameters and the units involved.

The relevance of fuel quality parameters on storage and treatment of the fuel with a discussion on the relevance of the time in storage on quality.

The impact of fuel quality on the operation and performance in a marine diesel engine.

£ 216.00


VAT not included



The materials in these modules have been provided by Board Member Nigel Draffin and are based on personal knowledge and experience. Some data and materials have been contributed over the years by other members of the association. All modules have been peer reviewed by members of the IBIA board and the appropriate Working Groups of the Association. The author acknowledges the contributions of all members past and present. All information contained is given in good faith and is intended to improve the understanding of the topics by all sectors of the industry.

  • COURSE MATERIALS

The materials are available only to course attendees for a period of 7 days. The documents presented will not be supplied in an electronic format after the access period ends. 

The duration of each module is up to 60 minutes. The modules can be taken as stand-alone courses, however, attendees will gain the best value by taking all five modules in the order suggested.

  • CANCELLATIONS

Once payment has been received for the online course(s), you will automatically receive access to your module(s). Unfortunately, your purchase is not refundable and cannot be cancelled.

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