Officially launched in March 2018, the Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU) is the principal voice representing the combined knowledge and expertise of lubricant manufacturers throughout the region.  It seeks to promote industry best practices and guidance on ethical standards; develop effective education and communication initiatives to delineate advice, news, legislative change, and encourage professional development.

ALMU has a membership strength of over 120 members from more than 20 countries, comprising of independent lubricant manufacturers, major and national oil companies, and suppliers. It is also closely affiliated with established global industry associations.

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Formed in 1992, IBIA has a worldwide membership across the bunker industry value chain, including ship owners, bunker suppliers, traders, brokers, testing and surveyor companies, credit reporting companies, lawyers, port authorities & journalists. It provides an international forum to address the issues and concerns of all sectors of the international bunker industry. IBIA promotes improved knowledge and standards in the industry and seeks to involve, motivate and engage with its members through events, working groups and information to ensure mutual learning and understanding. IBIA also lobbies for effective, pragmatic and workable regulations. It has consultative NGO status at the IMO and is present at all meetings of MEPC, MSC & relevant sub-committees.

Past Supporting Organisations

The Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) is a voluntary organisation of the national shipowners’ associations of Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea and the Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations comprising national shipping associations of ASEAN countries.

The aim of ASA is to promote the interests of the Asian shipowning industries. Between annual ASA meetings, the ongoing work is carried out by the five Standing Committees; Seafarers Committee, Shipping Policy Committee, Ship Insurance and Liability Committee, Safe Navigation and Environment Committee, and Ship Recycling Committee.

It has been estimated that ASA shipowners and managers control and operate over 50% of the world’s cargo carrying fleet.

The Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) is a non-profit trade organisation set up in 1968 to promote the interests and advancement of the marine and offshore engineering industry in Singapore. It is the bona fide to trade body for the promotion of the ship repair, shipbuilding, rigbuilding and offshore engineering sector in Singapore.

ASMI represents a wide cross-section of companies in the business of ship repair, ship conversion, shipbuilding, rigbuilding and offshore engineering. Its membership comprises shipyards, manufacturers and suppliers of marine and offshore equipment, components and services. ASMI members also include marine and offshore engineering companies, marine consultants and contractors as well as others whose business activities are directly related to the industry.

The Association plays an important role in unifying industry players towards shared objectives as well as in directing industry resources towards achieving common goals. ASMI has a membership strength of 250 corporate members.

BIMCO is the world’s largest international shipping association, with around 2,000 members in more than 120 countries. Our global membership includes shipowners, operators, managers, brokers and agents. BIMCO’s mission is to be at the forefront of global developments in shipping, providing expert knowledge and practical advice to safeguard and add value to our members’ businesses.

BIMCO’s four core service areas provide value and trusted support to our members:

1.Our products include BIMCO’s world leading standard contracts and clauses for the shipping industry and our contract editing tool SmartCon. We also run the BIMCO Shipping KPI System which can be used to benchmark ships’ operational performance.

2.Regulation: BIMCO takes an active role on behalf of shipowners during discussions and decisions with global and regional regulators. We work towards a level playing field for shipping – including fair trade and open access to markets.

3.Information and advice: we deal with 10,000 member queries every year on many issues and see over three million page views on our website each year. Our staff share their expert knowledge with members, giving practical advice to safeguard and add value to their businesses.

4.Our training activities include face-to-face courses, eLearning, webinars and tailor-made courses for companies.

The International Bunker Industry Association Ltd (IBIA) is the association for the bunker industry. IBIA was conceived in October 1992 by eight members of the industry. Since then it has expanded steadily with a worldwide membership comprising Ship Owners, Charterers, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Brokers, Barging Companies, Storage Companies, Surveyors, Port Authorities, Credit reporting companies, Lawyers, P and I Clubs, Equipment Manufacturers, Shipping Journalists and Marine consultants. There are now in excess of 600 members representing of 66 countries.

Our aim is:

  • To provide an international forum for bunker industry issues;
  • To represent the industry in discussions and negotiations with national and international policy makers, legislators and other groups and bodies
  • To review, clarify, improve, develop and endorse where appropriate, industry methods, practices and documentation
  • To increase the professional understanding and competence of all who work in the industry
  • To provide services and facilities for members and others as the Board shall from time to time consider appropriate.

IMarEST is the largest marine organisation of its kind with a worldwide membership based in over 120 countries. It is a registered charity and provides grades of membership for everyone, from those seeking to become Chartered or gain other Professional Recognition, to those just starting out in their careers or studying in education.

INTERTANKO is the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners, a forum where the industry meets, policies are discussed and best practice developed. It is a valuable source of first-hand information, opinions and guidance. INTERTANKO has been the voice of independent tanker owners since 1970, ensuring that the liquid energy that keeps the world turning is shipped safely, responsibly and competitively. The strong support that INTERTANKO enjoys allows it to speak authoritatively and proactively on behalf of tanker operators at international, regional, national and local level.

Membership is open to independent tanker owners and operators of oil, chemical and gas tankers, i.e. non-oil companies and non-state controlled tanker owners, who fulfil the Association’s membership criteria. As of January 2018, the organisation had 204 members, whose combined fleet comprises some 3,976 tankers totalling over 353 million dwt. INTERTANKO’s associate membership stands at some 242 companies and organisations related to the tanker industry.

The Singapore Chemical Industry Council Limited (SCIC) is the official industry association representing the Singapore Energy and Chemicals cluster in the private sector. It plays a proactive role in representing the interests of this manufacturing sector with a membership network of more than 170 companies comprising of key multi-national corporations and small & medium enterprises that support the entire chemical industry supply chain.

In 2011, SCIC was appointed as the Standards Development Organisation (SDO@SCIC) for the Chemical Standards Committee (CSC) – one of the 10 Standards Committees under the National Standardisation Programme led by the Singapore Standards Council administered by Enterprise Singapore. The SDO@SCIC manages the national standards development projects under the CSC covering key areas of fuel oil bunkering & LNG bunkering, surface coatings, chemical & processes, nanotechnology as well as petroleum processes and products.

The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) is one of Asia’s leading arbitration centres. SCMA provides a framework for maritime and international trade arbitrations that is responsive to the needs of users. SCMA’s members and users come from all sectors of the maritime and international trade communities and from all countries. Together with SCMA’s specialised Panel of Arbitrators and proven track record, SCMA offers the maritime and international trade communities a neutral, cost-effective and flexible approach to resolve their disputes expeditiously.

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and a consultative member of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). The Society was established in 2013 to promote safety and industry best practice in the use of gas as a marine fuel. Governed by a representative Board and driven by two principal Committees, SGMF has several working groups at any one time solving issues and producing outputs such as Guidelines and checklists for the industry. The Society has to date produced six formal publications in the past two years and has over 140 international members ranging from oil majors, port authorities, and fuel suppliers, through to equipment manufacturers and classification societies.

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Singapore Polytechnic’s Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) offers diploma courses in Marine Engineering, Maritime Business and Nautical Studies as well as a comprehensive range of professional courses such as the CoC and STCW courses for deck and engineering officers. SMA remains at the forefront of Maritime Education and Training through three key thrusts; leveraging on Education Technology, building Staff Capability and strengthening Industry Engagement.

SMA grooms work-ready, life-ready and world-ready individuals to form a caring community of inspired learners committed to serve with mastery. SMA has a team of experienced and dedicated staff, and is supported by sophisticated facilities including a fully-integrated maritime simulation centre and a waterfront training facility. SMA actively reaches out to youths to promote Singapore’s vibrant maritime industry and has groomed many professionals and industry leaders for more than 60 years.

Established in 2004, the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF) is a private sector-led organization that seeks to develop and promote Singapore as an International Maritime Centre (IMC). As the representative voice for the commercial players of the maritime industry, SMF seeks to forge strong partnerships with the public and private sectors of the maritime industry, and spearheads initiatives to promote the diverse clusters of the sector. SMF is directed by its Board of Directors which comprises prominent leaders from the Singapore maritime community.

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1972, it has over 40 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries. For more information, please visit 

Argus is an independent media organisation with more than 1,000 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 25 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.

Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes. Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg, the specialist software and technology services investor.

Relevant industry information. Timely updates. Expert analysis – all on Singapore’s first local bunker publication Manifold Times. It’s not only about marine fuel; it’s also about us supporting the sector’s transition towards a knowledge-based economy though our collaborations with key partners and an unwavering desire to inform.

Our proximity to the Asia market, combined with the established network of an experienced editorial team, form a strong foundation offering readers unparalleled insights to the world’s key bunkering hub and beyond – it is also through these strengths where we aim to be the most read industry-leading bunker publication from Asia.

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment

Past Media Partners

Bunkerspot is published by Petrospot Limited, a dynamic publishing and events company focused on providing information resources for the transportation, energy and maritime industries. The bi-monthly magazine, launched in February 2004, focuses on the technical, operational, commercial, environmental and legal aspects of bunkering, and also reviews the latest innovations and trends in vessel and fuel efficiency technologies. It is written by experienced bunker journalists and a team of highly-respected industry experts.

The Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, a comprehensive features and news archive, industry announcements, and a comprehensive events calendar.

Job Portal for Shipping Marine Maritime Offshore Oil & Gas Jobs list vacancies from prominent companies, leading recruitment organizations & crewing companies around the world.

Job seekers
Whether it is in a vibrant maritime hub such as Singapore, London, Hong Kong & Oslo or sailing in a super yacht in Mediterranean find your dream job 24/7 ease of a click.

Maritime recruiters can source talent around the globe at ease of a click by advertising vacancies with us.
Whether it is a Technical Superintendent in Singapore, Terminal operations manager in Dubai or Marine Engineer in Brazil, we connect them all.

Gulf Intelligence is a strategic communications & research firm effective across the full value-chain of the Middle East Energy Sector. We facilitate knowledge exchange and advance the business interests of national and international stakeholders operational in the regional industry.

The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free regularly updated on-line European ports database as well as E-zines distributed to over 15,000+ subscribers with expert views on the most important issues for Europe’s port sector. Each E-zine contains a featured article tackling one of the most burning questions for the EU port industry, coupled with comments of the sector’s representatives and top national & EU officials.

Information and Analytical Agency PortNews (IAA PortNews) is the leading provider of maritime news in Russia covering both domestic and international markets. On-line news and analytical materials related to port services, sea and river transport, shipping and shipbuilding placed at the agency’s portal are available on open access. Special attention is paid to fuel markets. The audience of the portal’s Russian and English pages numbers about 8,000 regular readers. Our readership covers the territory from the North-West to the Far East of Russia as well as 60 countries worldwide.

International Bulk Journal (IBJ) has continually provided news and analysis to companies in the dry bulk industry on developments within the transport chain for 28 years. In addition, IBJ brings you personality profiles of leading industry figures, independent marine insurance data, expanded analysis of the global bunker fleet, commodity pricing and futures and extra coverage of the minor bulk trades. Whilst maintaining its roots in Europe and the USA, IBJ has continued to expand editorially into the Asian and Pacific markets providing its readers with a truly worldwide coverage.

Ignition Global Consulting is an Executive Search, Recruitment and HR Consulting firm. We operate globally focusing on core business areas that we know and understand – Shipping, Oil & Gas and Physical Commodities.

Our business is about helping people achieve success in their careers, and helping companies improve their performance and productivity through people. We pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach and providing the best solutions.

We aim to be best in class in terms of quality of delivery, the level of service we provide to everyone that we do business with, and our market knowledge and connectivity.

International Ship & Offshore Media with the portal backed by SeaHow Group based in Shanghai, is one of influential ship/offshore media in China. With its integrated media promotion tools, International Ship & Offshore Media combines magazines, websites, conferences, wechat, maps and other marketing channels to promote the images and solutions offered by the clients, which differentiates from other traditional media in China and appeals to ship owners, shipbuilders, ship designers, suppliers, investors, financiers, governmental agencies and more.

International Ship & Offshore Media produces 1) printing publications of magazines, reports, maps in English and Chinese languages, 2) online contents, 3) new media channels, now 3 wechat accounts which are popular in China, 4) industry networkings, conferences and forums, 5) media partnerships with famous exhibitions and conferences like SMM, OSEA, Marintech, Sea Asia, IBC,Danish Maritime Fair, Shipping 2030 and more. (We at International Ship & Offshore Media is the only Chinese media acknowledged by SMM 2016 in Germany Hamburg with the description in Page 129, in SMM Directory)

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Covering areas from shipbuilding, offshore activities, equipment and commercial marine to the latest maritime technologies and in-depth company profiles, Inside Marine is targeted at and read by directors and the high-end management brackets. Circulated in both hard and virtual formats, Inside Marine is fast becoming a leading voice throughout the maritime and offshore industry, and by working closely with many companies, leading industry experts and partnering many major exhibitions, the magazine is helping everyone involved connect the seven seas and five oceans with one voice. provides accurate and reliable bunker prices for more than 500 ports worldwide. The bunker price information is presented in an easy to search format for the users and we are constantly working to improve the user experience. also provides News, Events, Jobs, Articles, Bunker company information.

News section covers the latest news related to bunker infrastructure, bunker prices, oil news, shipping news and other related news.

Events and jobs sections provide relevant events and jobs information. Articles section covers detailed articles on bunkering.

Bunker company information is a country wise and port wise list of bunker supplier, bunker trader, bunker broker and other bunker companies.

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We have very interesting advertising opportunities available, contact us at to advertise.

Lloyd’s List’s editorial mission is to provide information, analysis and knowledge for business decision makers in the global shipping community. In a changing and increasingly complex shipping environment, Lloyd’s List’s remit is to deliver business-critical information in the distribution channels most suited to the needs of a customer, with immediacy and no matter where in the world that customer is located. Making the right decisions and managing risk in international shipping relies on knowledge, experience and flexibility to stay right on top of events. There’s no room for error when the stakes are so high. That’s why successful shipping professionals turn to Lloyd’s List and have done so for over 275 years.

For global shipping news, analysis and interpretation, Lloyd’s List has a reputation which is second to none. Available online, on tablet and on smart phone, the world’s most famous shipping industry news service has transformed the way professionals stay ahead and make the most informed decisions for their business.

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We provide our customers with the most comprehensive vessel tracking data. We have the deepest and the longest running database of shipping intelligence and specialist insight from dedicated sector analysts.

We delight in developing solutions to enable our customers’ businesses. Lloyd’s List Intelligence products and services combine the coverage of regulations with global coverage of vessels and companies. Specialised tools enable traders, analysts and lawyers across the shipping, finance, energy and insurance sectors. Our customers need access to our industry leading source of analysis and data to succeed.

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LNG World News delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on plants, markets, terminals, pipelines, projects, vessels, equipment, research, companies, contractors and the authorities dominating these markets.

From breaking news, technological advances to exploration and production, LNG World News experienced and well-respected team of editors, columnists and correspondents will keep you well informed. Whether you are a employee, engineer, captain, manager, authority or executive, the place to find the latest developments in the LNG industry is on

Maps & Globe Specialist providing top-notch mapping solutions to the Oil & Gas, Power Plant, Shipbuilding and Palm Oil, Renewable Energy industry. We provide a platform for advertising on our map to boost your business and reach decision-makers in the various industries worldwide. We distribute our map through mega trade shows around the world and our portfolio of products and mapping services are well diversified. We pride ourselves in our ability to meet your requirements on customized mapping and embrace ourselves to the high standard of professionalism both in our product and services.

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Marine BizTV is the World’s first 24 hr free to air Global Maritime Satellite Channel dedicated to the maritime related industry. We have complete telecast over Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe. Marine BizTV does online distribution with parallel streaming through WebTV We have the largest global database related to all segments of the maritime sector and therefore a worldwide reach for any maritime related information, activity, event, program, advertising & product launches.

Maritime Matrix Media LLP is a broad bouquet of media services.
The flagship monthly magazine, Maritime Matrix Today, a BtoB and BtoC publication, covers various sectors of the global maritime trade.
We also provide editorial services, and produces brochures, newsfeeds and newsletters, both print and electronic, for various international maritime brands.

The higher purpose of this website is to improve the quality of bunker fuels and find solutions that can enable trouble free running of marine engines.

The user community, though larger in number is scattered, disunited and lacking a forum or a means to convey their opinion and their problems with regard to bunker fuels and marine engines. MFAME hopes to step into this gap and provide a very useful and helpful forum for the fuel users. This will be available free of charge and educate, entertain & keep the marine user informed of the latest developments, solutions to problems & all matters of professional interest.

NGV Transportation
NGV for Transportation is the leading resource for news and insights in Asia on Natural Gas and its evolution to supply the world’s transportation needs. It is the chosen resource for policy makers and business leaders alike and links the world to Asia’s rapidly developing need for natural gas.

Reaching Decision Makers
NGV for Transportation reaches out to policy makers, high level decision makers in governments, senior management and executives in the energy business. Featuring premium content and exclusive interviews, NGV for Transportation will be the platform for the latest developments and case studies in NGV deployment and highlight the ample growth and available opportunities.

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PETROFINDER is the leading young company which is providing the most advanced online platform for real time trading and auction solutions for international oil and gas industries and major physical markets. Our services include:

1. B-to-B Online Trading Platform in Energy Sector
2. Trading & Brokerage, Marketing and Consulting Services
3. Online P.R., Advertising and Global Recruitment Services

For more information about PETROFINDER, please visit our website or contact

Mediabuz, is a Singapore based publishing and events management company. In their stable of publications are, Petromin Marine & Offshore (previously PetroMin) and Petromin Hydrocarbon Asia (previously Hydrocarbon Asia).

Petromin Marine & Offshore, first published in 1974, is the Asia Pacific’s first and most established oil & gas and marine magazine covering exploration, drilling, production, pipeline activity, naval architecture and marine technology; while Petromin Hydrocarbon Asia, is the Asia Pacific’s only hydrocarbon processing industry magazine covering refining, petrochemicals and gas processing since 1990. The magazines, which have long been a reference point for the industry, play a pivotal role in providing up-to-date technical and business information in the form of in-depth well-researched articles and insights. We are also a Technology Conference organiser.

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Routledge is the world’s leading research publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences. We publish thousands of scholarly journals, books, eBooks, text books and reference works each year, partnering with scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide.

Routledge is part of the Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business.

Port Technology International is a quarterly technical journal and online news hub, reporting news, progress and technological innovations at ports, terminals and harbours worldwide.

The semi-hardback journal features over 40 technical papers written by leading industry professionals, covering a wide range of topics from terminal operating systems, port construction and planning to terminal management and container handling.

The journal is divided into distinctive sections, reflecting emerging trends and technical innovations that lead to greater efficiency and higher productivity in ports and terminals.

Our website is also updated daily with all the latest news in both the dry bulk handling sector and the ports and terminals industry as a whole.

Rim Intelligence Co. is a leading energy information provider in Asia. We provide price assessments of various energy markets including crude, petroleum products, LNG, LPG and petrochemicals.  Our daily reports focus on price assessments and delivering information on market movements in detail, the speed and accuracy of which is highly regarded. We have more than 30 years of price data and many of our price indices for Crude and petroleum products are used as benchmarks in the market. Within Japan, our price assessment of petroleum products is used as an index for wholesale and retail price settlements. For more details, please visit

SAFETY4SEA is committed to fostering safer, smarter & greener shipping using a portal, monthly paper magazine & quarterly editions, video & social media, conference and awards communicating news, insight and best practices across shipping.

Ship & Bunker is the world’s most read publication focused on the marine fuel markets, providing comprehensive daily industry news, in-depth features and analysis, and global bunker price indications. Visit today to learn more.

Periodical publication which covers issues of Ukrainian and Worldwide shipping, shipbuilding, logistics, sea and river ports activities.

The magazine has been published since 1993. Its readership includes transport business top managers, representatives of the maritime companies, sea authorities and transport department’s leaders. The «Shipping» is distributed among sea business professional figures of Black Sea region countries, Baltic, Caspian and other regions, and also at international transport forums in Europe and Asia.

«Shipping» magazine is an open international platform for companies’ positioning and making new business relations. It’s the best choice in information sphere of today’s sea industry.

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The Maritime Executive, the MarEx Newsletter and are among the largest thought leader news organizations world-wide, reaching over 400,000 readers in print, online, via email, and on mobile. Our award-winning journalism is a touchstone for readers passionate about the maritime industry.

The Maritime Standard (TMS) is a Dubai-based media company, which publishes a fortnightly online newsletter that covers developments in the shipping, ports and other maritime industries in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent. TMS delivers the most accurate, up-to-date news about the market and has built up the largest circulation of any shipping-related online newsletter in this region.

TMS also publishes the very successful The Maritime Standard UAE Yearbook covering key developments across the country’s maritime sector, the annual publication aims to publicise the UAE’s achievements both locally and internationally, through in depth articles, researched first hand.

World Maritime News delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on markets, projects, vessels, equipment, research, shipyards, shipping companies and the authorities dominating these markets.

From breaking news, technological advances to shipping activities, World Maritime News experienced and well-respected team of editors, columnists and correspondents will keep you well informed. Whether you are a project employee, manager, captain, authority or executive, the place to find the latest developments in the maritime industry is on

Xinde Marine News is one of the leading marine news providers in China with over 140,000 readers and subscribers. As an independent online media with the mission to provide independent, credible, critical and topical information, analysis, opinions and advisories to Chinese maritime community with a clear focus on “Markets, Vessels, Ports, Shipyards, Authorities, Companies and Seafarers”.

If you are interested in exploring avenues for supporting this conference as a Media or Association Partner, please contact:

Tang Pei Ying
+65-6508 2416

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