Delegates Gather for IBIA Malta Bunker Conference

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Tuesday September 13, 2022

Delegates are gathering for IBIA's latest bunker conference in Malta.

The industry body has 160 people registered for theĀ IBIA Mediterranean Energy and Shipping Conference, a representative told Ship & Bunker on Tuesday. The event is being hostedĀ at the Malta Marriott Hotel & Spa in St Julian's from 13-15 September.

The event kicked off on Tuesday morning with a day of training led by Nigel Draffin, followed by a welcome reception in the evening.

That will be followed over the next two days by presentations and panel sessions, a gala dinner and a visit to the Evos tank terminal network and Enemed tunnel underground fuel storage installation.

Keynote speeches on September 13 are being delivered by Miriam Dalli, minister for the environment, energy and enterprise, and Aaron Farrugia, minister for transport, infrastructure and capital projects.

Ship & Bunker managing editor Jack Jordan will be moderating a panel looking at the impact of this year's geopolitical events on the Mediterranean and Black Sea bunker markets.

IBIA is also hosting its Annual Convention 2022 in Houston later this year.

The convention will be held at the JW Marriott Houston hotel on November 15-17. The event will consist of a bunker training course on November 15, followed by a series of keynote speeches, presentations and panel sessions over the following two days.

Readers can access a 10% discount on registration costs by clicking here and entering the code SB10 when prompted.

If you would be interested in participating as a speaker or panellist, contact IBIA's global head of marketing and events, Sofia Konstantopoulou, at

If you would be interested in sponsoring the event, contact Ship & Bunker's head of sales and partnerships, Paul Davis, at