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Tanker Conference draws top speakers, panellists

DUBAI, August 6, 2019

A high-quality cast of speakers and panellists have confirmed their participation at the annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, to be held in October in Dubai, UAE.

The event will take place on October 22, at The Atlantis, the Palm.

Speakers confirmed for this part of the conference include Anders Østergaard, Group CEO of Monjasa; Captain Mohammed Al Ali, senior vice president Ship Management, Adnoc L&S; Captain Rado Antolovic, CEO and managing director of DP World’s Maritime Services Division; Rajiv Agarwal, CEO and managing director of Essar Ports; Said Al Maawali, CEO of Oman Drydock Company; and Engineer Waleed Altamimi, general manager, Tasneef.

Speakers will assess the role of classification and other technical services in supporting the growth of tanker shipping activities in the region. The investments in tanker repair, maintenance and conversion services required will feature as will an assessment of the types and sizes of tanker that will be ordered over the next few years and the impact of this spending on market fundamentals.

Bunker demand and in particular the impact of scrubbers, and low sulphur fuel availability, on tanker shipping requirements, will be a key topic in this session, along with a discussion around ship management and chartering tools. Port facilities, and the requirement for investment in both ship-to-shore and storage facilities, will be covered in this session as well.

Aimed at influential decision makers and opinion formers in the tanker shipping and related business sectors, the one-day Conference will highlight regional and global trends in the crude, products and chemicals trades.

This year there will also be coverage of several new areas, including the bunker trades and petrochemical markets. The majority of the leading owners and operators in the regional tanker trades will be present in the audience with over 300 delegates expected to attend.

Clive Woodbridge, conference editor, said: “We are delighted to have such a top quality panel of speakers in this session. They are all renowned experts in their specific sphere of operations with collectively many decades of experience in the business.” – TradeArabia News Service


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