(EnergyAsia, January 29, Thursday) — August Energy Pte Ltd will be holding a workshop on ‘Bunkering Principles, Management & Operations’ in Singapore on February 24 and 25.

The course, endorsed by the Maritime Port and Authority of Singapore (MPA), will feature overviews of the bunker and shipping industries in Singapore and Asia.

Topics covered include the structure of the bunker markets and survival measures amid the global financial and credit crises, forces that drive the bunker fuel markets including the new Singapore Standard 600 (combining the CP 60 and CP 77), bunker operations, management and trading, and Singapore as a hub in the world bunker supply chain.

Issues on credit, financial and liquidity challenges, risks facing the markets and ways to navigate the credit threats of 2009 will also be addressed.

The workshop will provide a technical and practical overview of the workings of bunker operations and management, in particular the state of bunkering practices in Singapore. It will also examine the role of surveyors and inspectors, issues pertaining to bunker contamination, dispute handling, and new MARPOL rules and requirements, auditing practices and policy in Singapore and the international market.

Speakers include George Ng (CME/NYMEX), Gerald Loh (MPA), Yeo Ek Thoe (ExxonMobil), Yeo Ek Meng (Singapore Exchange Limited), Simon Neo (Equatorial Bunker), Tan Lay Thok (SPRING Singapore), Douglas Raitt (Lloyd’s Register), Yee Peng Fei (Transportation and Logistics Managers Pte Ltd), and Tham Heng Mun (August Energy Pte Ltd).
This workshop is recommended for anyone interested in the bunker fuel markets in Singapore, and the world at large. This includes any professional in the oil trade, banks, financial institutions, refiners, shipping and marine companies, ports, insurance firms, governments, regulators, consultancies, and the media.

For more information on ‘Bunkering: Principles, Management & Operations’, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.