The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) on Tuesday (3 November) said it would be postponing the IBIA Annual Convention 2020 by one week due to unexpected platform-related technical issues.
The next scheduled date for the event will be Tuesday, 10 November for exhibitors and networking. The regional panel debates with live Q&A will take place on Wednesday, 11 November, and the global panels will begin on Thursday, 12 November.
Additionally, IBIA noted that the platform will remain open on Friday, 13 November for exhibitors, on-demand content and networking.
“We were really looking forward to opening the doors to our unique, custom-made 3D world to host our Annual Convention this week, however, due to unexpected technical issues, the platform isn’t working quite as intended,” said an IBIA spokesperson.
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Published: 4 November, 2020
Program introduces periodic assessments, mass flow metering data analysis, and regular training for relevant key personnel to better handle the MFMS to ensure a high level of continuous operational competency.
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Individuals were employees of surveying companies engaged by Shell to inspect the volume of oil loaded onto the vessels which Shell supplied oil to; they allegedly accepted bribes totalling at least USD 213,000.
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‘MPA had immediately contacted the relevant bunker suppliers to take necessary steps to ensure that the relevant batch of fuel was no longer supplied. Further investigations are currently on-going,’ it informs.