Fuel Management Course

Learning goals

You will be familiar specific needs that can arise from future fuel regulations; what to expect when changing between fuels; the consequences for ship operators in ECAs; the affect fuel quality can have on the fuel cleaning plant and engine operation; and how to adjust the fuel cleaning plant for optimal performance.

Target group

The training is aimed at both sea-going and shore-based staff, technical as well as operational.          




3 days

Course fee

Standard FMC + Distillate (all three days) USD 2,250 (excl. VAT) per participant.

The fee includes:

  • Dinner on day 1
  • Mid-morning and afternoon coffee and tea breaks
  • Lunch on first, second and third day

 "Early bird" discount: If you register 2 months in advance or earlier, you will get a 15% discount on the participant fee.

Special 2-day course October 15-16 in Cape Town. Course fee: USD 1700.

Special 2-day course August 27-28 in Senegal with a focus on Power Plants

FMC for Power Plants (2 days) Course Fee: USD 1,700 (excl. VAT) per participant

Fee is inclusive of:

  • Dinner on day 1
  • Daily morning and afternoon coffee and tea-breaks
  • Daily lunches

Course content

Day 1 and 2:

  • Crude oils - sources/compositions
  • Petroleum fuels demand
  • Marine Fuels qualities worldwide
  • Fuel testing - accuracy of test methods
  • Damage to machinery
  • Capabilities of the fuel treatment plants
  • System know-how
  • Optimal fuel treatment
  • Centrifuge operation
  • Emergency operation

Day 3:

  • Gas oil - sources/compositions
  • MARPOL Annex VI, ECA
  • Fuel testing - accuracy of test methods
  • Damage to machinery
  • Capabilities of the fuel treatment plants and recommended installation
  • Optimal fuel treatment
  • Centrifuge operation

Additional notes

This training is arranged by Alfa Laval and Veritas Petroleum Services and is a mix of lectures and group work with case stories.   

You will be contacted by your local Alfa Laval representative for location of training. 

Register here

Questions regarding the Fuel Management training?

Alfa Laval
Bas Martens
e-mail: bas.martens@alfalaval.com

Veritas Petroleum Services
Jeroen de Vos
e-mail: jeroen.de.vos@v-p-s.com