IBIA Chooses Copenhagen for its Convention


The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has planned to conduct its IBIA Annual Convention 2018, on 6th-8th November 2018, at the Scandic Kodbyen hotel in Copenhagen.

IBIA Annual Convention

The Annual Convention is one of the most anticipated Bunker/Shipping events in the industry, held annually in different countries around the world, with highly acclaimed speakers, sponsors and delegates.

IBIA aspires to be the voice of the global bunker industry and represents every aspect of the industry value chain participants right from suppliers to buyers, traders, brokers, port authorities, regulators, surveyors, ship owners, barge operators, testing companies and a host of other service providers.

Diverse portfolios

Nearly 200 attendees, including Ship Owners, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Port Authorities, Regulators, NGOs, Brokers, Lawyers, Surveyors and Academics, are expected to attend the Convention, while a livestream platform will take place during the Convention to create even greater capacity and awareness around the world.

Dynamic discussions

IBIA has arranged a dynamic series of discussions around diverse topics, which will cover a broader spectrum of issues, but with a specific emphasis on future challenges for the Shipping Industry. The conference will offer delegates a unique opportunity to participate in a lively debate, whereas the programme will run in a paralleled mode, so the delegates can attend the sessions of their choice.

Sessions to be covered:

  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Fuel Availability
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Bunkering (Dry/Tankers/Containers)
  • LNG Bunkering
  • Markers/Freight S&P in Bunkering
  • Scrubbers
  • BIMCO/Terms & Conditions
  • Ethics
  • Risk Management/Derivatives
  • Legal Issues
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership Panel (Post 20/20)

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Source: IBIA


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