Events & Conferences
6th Annual Conference on Outlook for Bunkering & Marine Lubricants
Josephine Goh, Senior Sales Manager, AMEA at VPS will explain why there is a need for proper handling of fuels
4-7 October 2016
At the 19th SIBCON, Capt Rahul Choudhuri will address fuel quality issues and impact at the marine fuel conference
6 - 10 June 2016
Besides welcoming visitors to its distinctive stand during the Posidonia exhibition, VPS also held a successful seminar with a presentation on "Managing Fuel Quality Issues & Challenges" by Malcolm Cooper, Group Technical & Business Development Director on 7 June 2016.
25 May 2016
VPS, as the market leader in fuel testing and inspection, hosted the delegates of MWA to a networking lunch on 25 May.
24-25 May 2016
At the conference, Dr Malcolm Cooper, Group Technical & Business Director, VPS, will explain bunker fuel contamination and its consequences, and why it is so important to be proactive in tracking fuel contamination
Vietnam Shipowner's Association Seminar
14 April 2016
VPS' Senior Sales Manager, AMEA Abdul Ghani and Technical Manager, AMEA, Harun Rashid will explain the key role proper handling of fuel quality plays in managing a vessel's operational cost.
21-23 March 2016
On 23 March, together with DNV GL, Michael McNamara, MD Americas, VPS, highlighted the current capabilities of fleet performance management and how incorporating actual fuel quality trends and benchmarking can help drive better business decisions.
17 March 2016
At the IBIA Bunkering Forum held as part of the Asia Pacific Maritime conference, Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, MD, AMEA at Veritas Petroleum Services, touched on the fuel challenges that lie ahead for the shipping industry.
16-17 March 2016
On 16 March, Thomas Tampi, Station Manager, UAE, VPS, drew on his vast technical experience and knowledge to help the conference delegates understand the fuel management challenges for the future
5 December 2015
Josephine Goh, Senior Sales Manager, AMEA, at VPS, addressed the "Key Challenges in Fuel Quality Management".
25-26 November 2015
On 25 November, Ferry van Eykel, Customer Service Manager, Europe, VPS, shared challenges of the 2015 Emission Control Area (ECA) experience from a fuel testing provider's perspective.
12-13 November 2015
Abdul Ghani Bin Mohamad, Senior Sales Manager AMEA, VPS, provided useful tips on how to detect "Tricks of the Trade" for bunkering and expert advice on how to enhance fuel management practices for better quality and quantity control of bunker fuel
5-6 November 2015
Harun Rashid, Technical Manager at VPS offered solutions for "Post ECA Fuel Management Challenges" and an overview of China fuel quality at this important shipping conference.
3-5 November 2015
On 4 November, Capt. Rahul Choudhuri, MD, Asia, Middle East & Africa at VPS looked quality issues related to the bunkering industry and present his views on how to overcome these "Key Challenges in Fuel Quality Management".
15-16 October 2015
Ferry van Eykel, Customer Service Manager, Europe, VPS, provided an update on the quality of ECA compliant fuels at the conference.
14-15 October 2015
On day one of this key conference for marine engineers, VPS Technical Manager Md Harun Ar Rashid shared his industry experience and insights into fuels, their future trends and the implications for ship operators.
12-15 October 2015
Abdul Ghani bin Mohd, Senior Sales Manager, AMEA, at VPS, explained bunkering operations and advise on how to handle technical issues at this important forum supported by the Mauritius government,.
14-15 September 2015
Thomas Tampi, Station Manager at VPS explained "The Changing Face of Distillates" on Day 2 of the conference.
Bunkering with New Fuels - Building on strong foundations, IBIA Forum for London International Shipping Week
09 September 2015
VPS Customer Service Manager Bjorn Olav shared the latest information and our market leading knowledge and experience with hybrid (ECA compliant) fuels at IBIA's forum entitled: 'Bunkering with new fuels - Building on strong foundations' as part of London International Shipping Week.
1-5 June 2015
Michael McNamara, Managing Director, Americas, VPS, gave a keynote address about "the big picture" during the opening session of Maritime Week Americas 2015, one of the biggest bunkering event in the Americas.
22-24 April 2015
On 23 April, Bjorn Olav Odland, Customer Service Manager at VPS, shared the trends and feedback on the 0.10% sulphur implementation in the ECAs.
14-17 October 2014
On 15 October, VPS Group Technical Director Charlotte Rojgaard moderated a panel discussion on the "Future Trends in Fuel Quality" in addition to providing insights into the quality of bunker fuel in the near term.
28 September to 1 October 2014
On 30 Sep, Thomas Tampi, Station Manager Fujairah, Veritas Petroleum Services, explained the ''Challenges in the Use of Distillate Fuel'' at the Conference. Participants learned about international standards of fuel specification, how to create fuel parameters and accurate testing of fuels and sample testing strategies.
2-4 April 2014
Charlotte Rojgaard, our Group Technical Director, made a successful presentation on ''Potential gas oil challenges'' during the IBC Conference in April 2014. She evaluated the impact of an increased demand on quality and provided a technical focus on the related issues.
12 November 2013
Bill Stamatopoulos, Regional Manager Europe, DNV Petroleum Services, shared his views on emerging quality issues with distillate fuels at the prestigious Greener Shipping Summit 2013 held in November.
30 to 31 October 2013
At the Future Marine Fuels & Lubes Conference, Bill Stamatopoulos, Regional Manager Europe, DNV Petroleum Services, was among the distinguished panelists discussing whether European refineries would meet demand for 0.1 per cent fuel; whether distillates are 'problem free'; and whether the economic switch to distillates was well understood.
Fuel Testing Masterclass on how to "Mitigate Risk in the Bunker Market" in the Red Sea and Gulf Conference
23 to 25 September 2013
Thomas Tampi, our Technical Manager, VPS Fujairah, conducted a Fuel Testing Masterclass on how to "Mitigate Risk in the Bunker Market" in the upcoming recent Red Sea and Gulf Conference.