Advanced Bunker and MFM Dispute Management Seminar

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
26 March - 27 March, 2018

Course Duration: 2 Days

Practical strategies for Owners, Charterers and Suppliers

Learning outcomes

  • MFM disputes – experiences to date and applying the lessons learnt
  • Reworking contracts to mitigate MFM disputes
  • Legal issues in electronic bunker delivery notes
  • Competing claims – what risks remain and how to protect yourself
  • Reservation of title
  • The correct approaches for Ship arrest
  • Whistleblowing as a tool for fraud protection
  • Owner, Charterer and Supplier perspectives


Who Should Attend
This workshop will benefit anyone involved in bunker trading, sales and purchase and MFM operations including:

  • Bunker suppliers and traders – IOCs, NOCs and independent suppliers
  • Ship owners, operators and managers
  • Ships’ officers and chief engineers
  • Shipping and port agents
  • Bunker port and terminal operators
  • P&I clubs and insurers
  • Marine & bunker surveyors
  • Lawyers and in-house legal counsels


Course Director
Gerald Yee, Partner, Clyde & Co Clasis
Gerald is a partner with Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore. His portfolio of contentious shipping work includes admiralty enforcement, drafting Bunker Trading and Supply including Commodity Swap Agreements, oil and gas disputes for well-known oil majors, marine insurance and P&L matters. He has experience in conducting and instructing arbitration proceedings in London, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.


What Past Delegates Liked About Our Bunker Courses
“Content is fruitful with case study. Interesting topics”
Chimbusco Pan Nation Petro-Chemical Co.

“Gives me a better idea about bunkering and legal aspects for bunker contracts and dispute resolutions”
Seabridge Bunkering

“Great insights for bunker disputes. Various perspectives from different parties”
Rio Tinto Shipping