IBIA on Tuesday (27 July) launched its first ever online IBIA Bunker Training course, available to all who want to educate themselves or their staff at a time and place that is convenient for them.
The course, covering a range of topics, is delivered by renowned bunker industry expert Nigel Draffin in clear, understandable language. He will also be available to respond to attendees’ questions, explained IBIA.
The first 5 modules are already available, with more coming soon, it said.
The course aims to give participants a deeper understanding of international regulations, and guidance on how best practice and application of International standards can improve their ability to source, supply and use the fuels required now and in the medium term.
The training modules are aimed at all bunker industry stakeholders who are keen to enhance their general knowledge of marine fuel. It will be of value to sellers, bunker suppliers, ports, surveyors, and ship operators.
IBIA Bunker Training Course Modules available so far:
Module 1 – Bunker Market Regulations and Enforcement
Module 2 – Understanding ISO 8217 and ISO 4259
Module 3 – Best practice for suppliers with VLSFO
Module 4 – Best practices for users with VLSFO
Module 5 – Adapting to a changing market
The duration of each module is a maximum of 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.
IBIA is also offering its members a 30% course fee discount.
More information on the courses is available here.
Photo credit and source: IBIA
Published: 29 July, 2020
IBIA Asia, ABIS, sources from Singapore’s bunkering and surveying companies, and an industry veteran share with Manifold Times the issues expected from MPA’s latest Covid-19 measures.
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‘We will operate in the Singapore bunkering market from the Tokyo, with support from local staff at Sumitomo Corporation Singapore,’ source tells Manifold Times.
Changes include abolishing advance declaration of bunkers as dangerous cargo, reducing pilotage fees on vessels receiving bunkers, and a ‘whitelist’ system for bunker tankers.
Claim relates to deliveries of MGO to the vessels Pacific Diligence, Pacific Valkyrie, Pacific Defiance, Crest Alpha 1, and Pacific Warlock between March 2020 to April 2020.
3,490 mt of LSFO from Itochu Enex was lifted at Universal Terminal; the same bunker stem was bought by Global Marine Logistics and delivered by bunker tanker Juma to receiving vessel Kirana Nawa.