2020 Sulphur cap seminar Copenhagen

Seminar 27 May 2019 - 27 May 2019
BIMCO members EUR 180.00
non-members EUR 250.00
VAT (excl. VAT@25%)
Group discounts available
Bagsvaerdvej 161, 2880 Bagsvaerd, Denmark
BIMCO house

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Technical, regulatory and financial aspects of the 2020 global fuel sulphur cap regime understandably loom large in people’s minds. But the importance of the contractual dimension should not be overlooked. BIMCO published two new clauses addressing the general issues arising from the new sulphur regime on 10 December.

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Read more about 2020 Fuel Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties here

and 2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content Clause for Time Charter Parties here

You may however be fixing long-term business now and need to rely on existing charter party bunker clauses. What considerations should you make to avoid potential disputes in the run up and coming into force of the 2020 sulphur limit?


Group Discounts

10% group discount is available for registering 3 or more participants from the same Company.

Alessio Sbraga

Alessio is a Partner at the London office of International law firm, HFW.  He specialises in international commercial dispute resolution in the marine and offshore sectors, and has over 12 years' experience of advising in respect of charterparties, bills of lading, sale contracts, shipbuilding, MOA, grounding, unsafe port, off-shore (FSO, FPSO, rig, floating accommodation units), bunker and cargo disputes.  He also advises regularly on international maritime regulatory issues, including those relating to MARPOL. 

Alessio has an international practice, which involves him advising and representing the main stakeholde... Read more

Bjarke Staal

25 years in Bunkering, starting in trading & physical supply, to be Manager of  Bunker Trading company, and now in charge of Credit, Claims & Legal issues for BMS UNITED, one of the World’s leading bunker Companies, with 6 offices worldwide. One of our organisations anchor men, when it comes to keeping track of 2020, whether its the supply, Technical or credit/finance issues. Read more

Lars Robert Pedersen

Lars Robert Pedersen has over 30 years’ experience in the shipping industry, which combined with his insight into IMO makes him a respected authority on technical and regulatory issues.
In early 2010, Robert was appointed Deputy Secretary General of BIMCO, which is the world’s largest international shipping association providing a wide range of services to over 2,200 members globally.
Robert leads a team of experts responsible for BIMCO's technical, security and operational activities. This includes direct membership services and active involvement in regulatory developments related t... Read more

Peter Grube

Peter Grube is Head of Training: Courses and joined BIMCO in 1990. His first position was in the Support & Advice team, where he assisted BIMCO members with a wide range of commercial issues. In 2000 he was appointed Marketing & Sales Director of BIMCO, responsible for promoting and driving forward BIMCO’s global position as a leading maritime organisation. In 2005 he transferred to BIMCO Training, developing, coordinating and delivering BIMCO courses and seminars world-wide. Prior to joining BIMCO he worked in ship ownership in Copenhagen as well ... Read more


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