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7th Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference

November 29-30, 2018
Athens, Greece
Divani Caravel Hotel

November 29-30th – Athens The final countdown to 2020

What to expect for 2018:

  • One year out from IMO 2020 implementation: discuss how the 0.5% sulfur cap will affect the supply chain
    With just over a year until the IMO’s 0.5% global marine fuels sulfur limit comes into effect, the market is starting to take shape. We’re beginning to hear from the refiners about their new compliant fuels, and shipowners are starting to be more forthcoming about their plans for how to comply. Hear from industry leaders and experts as they outline their strategies and their view of how the marine fuels landscape will shift in 2020.
  • State of the shipping industry
    What can we expect from the shipping industry in 2019 as we approach the 2020 deadline? Most of the world’s largest container lines have imposed emergency bunker surcharges to recoup costs from this year’s sharp rise in fuel bills – is this a sign for things to come? And who will be picking up the tab once fuel costs jump dramatically again in 2020?
  • Explore the outlook for alternative fuels and scrubbers
    Alternative fuels and exhaust gas abatement systems still have a big part to play in meeting the sulfur cap in 2020. How much market share can they take, and how does the IMO’s greenhouse gas reduction strategy change things? Gain a greater overview of technological developments for shipping, and hear from current end-users about their experiences so far.
  • More networking opportunities
    Platts understand the need for effective and valuable networking time, and this event will be no exception. Built into each day are a number of dedicated social functions designed to stimulate participant interaction including an evening drinks reception after day one.
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S&P Global Platts 7th Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference will be held on November 29-30, 2018 at the Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens, Greece.

    • Registration Fee
    • Conference Rate
    • $1,599 +VAT / delegate
    • Dinner
    • $70+VAT / delegate

Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All prices are stated in USD.

Registration closes 72 hours before the start of the conference. We will not be able to register any delegates within this time.

Substitutions & Cancellations - Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 72 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to on or before November 21, 2018 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts’ liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.


Divani Caravel Hotel

Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Divani Caravel Hotel at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of November 28-29.

To reserve your discounted accommodation at the Divani Caravel Hotel please use the following link:

Select your arrival/departure dates and number of adults then enter the booking code: Platts2018 to access the special rates.

The Booking link will be available until 31st October 2018, after this date reservations can only be made by calling the hotel directly.

** Please note: S&P Global Platts is not associated with any third-party reservation agents. Making any reservations through a third party may put your credit at risk of a compromise. To make your reservation, please use the hotel link provided below.


Become a Sponsor

For more information on the full range of opportunities available and what S&P Global Platts can do for your business, please contact: Daniel Davies at or call +44-20-7176-6229.

  • Executive Sponsor

    As a leading sponsor, in addition to significant branding opportunities, your company may also recommend content and speakers, and enjoy the right of first refusal for an appropriate speaking opportunity within the agenda S&P Global Platts has researched and set forth.

  • Luncheon Host

    Marking the middle of each day, a great lunch provides the perfect setting for inspiring conversation and networking. As the exclusive Luncheon Host, your company will enjoy branding at the event along with the opportunity to engage existing and prospective clients in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

  • Cocktail Reception Host

    Closing the day, a networking reception for all participants provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss the day’s presentations and network prior to the evening’s plans. As the exclusive Cocktail Reception sponsor, your company will provide the audience with an enhanced networking experience while positioning itself as an industry leader in engaging existing and prospective clients.

  • Exhibitor

    Showcasing your products and services to a targeted group of senior executives reinforces market leadership and can help grow your business. Your exhibit will be located in the main breakout area where attendees go to network and get refreshments, which provides a focal point to engage your audience directly.

  • Additional sponsorship opportunities include:

    - Strategic Partner
    - Refreshment Break Host
    - Breakfast Sponsor
    - Lanyards and Name Badges

Registration is now closed

  • Contact us

    To register or for more information, please contact:

    Phone:+44 (0)20 7176 6300