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THE ART OF LAYTIME – OCTOBER

THE ART OF LAYTIME FOR COAL SHIPMENT

17 - 18 OCTOBER 2018, LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA

About The Course

Imagine a day in your life, waking up facing contracts stacked in front of you. One side of your table filled by files with contracts that you need to go through and on the other side, files consists of documents regarding maritime to approve or decline. Besides, more Shipment details were still pending from being keyed- in, and when you started think where to start, you received phone calls from various freight dealers asking for updates about their demurrage resettlement. Your life can be miserable and you are afraid that decisions made are no longer accurate.

This is why one need to train himself from the experts to polish his ability in this sector. This is where we came in to help in by providing training to other entities for their own and nation’s betterment but efficiency in this “dull” put-fixture activity is expected nevertheless.

The expected time for a coal shipment to be in port for the loading and unloading process is known as laytime. Unfortunately, if the coal shipment is delayed at the port due to some uncontrollable reasons, it will cause the ship-owner to be entitled to claim compensation in the form of demurrage.

Most of the time, laytime and demurrage enthusiasts seem to forget the most important part in the process, which is the calculations. It is a single document that determines the final outcomes of the process. The end-to-end laytime job reactive to great focus in details and numbers.

Throughout this 2-day training, participants will be involved deeply on the fundamental principles which underpin laytime and also calculations involved. Besides, this training provides the participants a real time situational understanding since the training includes case studies and workshops which are specially designed for coal shipments to ensure the participants can outline all the knowledge gained throughout the training.

TNBF, one of the prominent company in Malaysia, had involved directly in laytime processes pertaining to coal shipments for years. Experience and the strategy of TNBF had been benchmarked for many companies. This program opens an opportunity for the participants to meet the experts in the field who are the one behind TNBF’s great efficiency.

At the end of the training, participants will have a clear understandings on how the principle can be changed by the wording of contractual terms. All the modules includes practical Examples of calculation. This training only caters for coal bulk industry laytime.

Learning Outcomes

To understand concept of Laytime calculation
To gain knowledge on contractual terms and resolution on dispute issues in Despatch and Demurrage
To gain practical expertise in post-fixtures strategies
To enhance your ability to understand the underlying principles on Despatch and Demurrage
To improve individual skills in calculating and negotiating in Despatch and Demurrage

Who Should Attend

This program is beneficial to:

Beginners in Laytime field for bulk industry
New comer to shipping industry
Employees working in chartering and Logistic department

Course Faculty

Nurul Wahidah Talib

The trainer is a progressive executive in TNB Fuel Service. She holds a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration in Finance from University Teknologi Mara, Malaysia. Currently, she entrusted with the position of the Executive (Operation), TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd. She is the key account manager for Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd.

 

Before Joining TNB, she worked with few multinational companies including, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia, HSBC Bank Malaysia and also Holcim Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

 

She started her carrier path in TNB Fuel Service Sdn Bhd as a Demurrage Analyst for over 3 years. Throughout her carrier she deals with Kapar Energy TNB Fuel Service Sdn Bhd, Jimah Energy Ventures Sdn Bhd, TNB Janamanjung Sdn Bhd and also Tanjung Bin Power Sdn Bhd.

 

She have deep understandings and knowledge in Laytime and demmurage due to her exposures with many parties in this industry. Her experience and her extensive skills in Laytime Industry had been among the reason of TNB Fuel Service’s operation operating smoothly.

 

Farah Syairah Nik Suhaimi

The trainer holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Technology (Hons). & Master of Engineering (Safety, Health and Environment). Currently, she entrusted with the position of the Executive (Operation), TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd.

 

With almost seven (7) years in areas of Logistic and international business, she involved in General cargo vessels, container ships, dry bulk carriers and reefer ships. Also, she had experience in Sales, Marketing and branding.

 

By covering, wide area of expertise in supply chain management, she has deep understanding and knowledge in this industry. Her vast experience and progressive skills has been entrusted and qualifies her to deal many coal IPP for TNB Fuel Services such as in Manjung, Jimah, Kapar and also Tanjung Bin. She is also keen in strengthening her skills and therefore, she is now pursuing her PhD in Business Administration.

TOPICS COVERED

Introduction of Laytime

Documents Required in Laytime Calculation

Parties Involved in Laytime

Contract Terms

Laytime & Incoterms Relationship

Seven Stages in Laytime Calculations & Simulations

Negotiation

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan

POWER GENERATION: GAS TURBINES, CO-GENERATION, COMBINED CYCLE PLANTS, WIND POWER GENERATION, AND SOLAR POWER

POWER GENERATION: GAS TURBINES, CO-GENERATION, COMBINED CYCLE PLANTS, WIND POWER GENERATION, AND SOLAR POWER

Computer Simulation, Selection, Applications, Operation, Maintenance, Performance Monitoring, Power Augmentation, Economics, Profit Optimization, Revenue and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

24 - 28 SEPTEMBER 2018, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA

About The Course

This seminar will cover all aspects of steam power plants, gas turbines, co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind and solar power generating plants.  This seminar will cover in detail all the components of these types of power plants such as: compressors, gas and steam turbines, heat recovery steam generators, deaerators, condensers, lubricating systems, instrumentation, control systems, transformers, and generators.  The design, selection considerations, operation, maintenance, pay-back period, economics of co-generation plants and combined cycles, as well as, emission limits, reliability, monitoring and governing systems are also covered in detail.  This seminar will also provide up-dated information in respect to all the significant improvements that have been made to co-generation, combined cycles plants, wind and solar power generating plants during the last two decades.

 

This seminar will illustrate through sophisticated computer simulation how gas turbines, co-generation and combined cycle plants perform under steady-state and transient conditions. In addition, the delegates will learn how to use the computer simulation program which provides the following benefits:

  • Allow the operator to extend the gas turbine operating period by avoiding unnecessary outages and maintenance activities.
  • Determination of essential gas turbine maintenance activities to reduce the duration of outages.
  • Profit optimization of co-generation and combined cycle plants.
  • Minimization of the environmental emissions of co-generation and combined cycle plants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Power Plant Computer simulation: Gain a thorough understanding of computer simulation of gas turbines, co-generation, and combined cycle plants.
  • Power Plant Components and Systems: Learn about all components and subsystems of the various types of power plants such as: gas turbines, steam power plants, co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation.
  • Power Plants Economics: Examine the advantages, applications, performance and economics of power plants such as: co-generation, combined cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation.
  • Power Plant Equipment: Learn about various power plant equipment including: compressors, turbines, governing systems, combustors, deaerators, feed water heaters, transformers, generators and auxiliaries, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generating plants.
  • Power Plant Maintenance: Learn all the maintenance activities required for power plants such as: gas turbines, steam power plants, combined cycles, generators, wind turbines and generators, and wind turbine farms to minimize their operating cost and maximize their efficiency, reliability, and longevity.
  • Power Plant Environmental Emissions: Learn about the monitoring and control of environmental emissions.
  • Power Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems: Learn about the latest instrumentation and control systems of gas turbines and combined cycles.
  • Power Plant Reliability and Testing: Increase your knowledge of power plant predictive and preventive maintenance, reliability and testing.
  • Power Plant Selection and Applications: Gain a detailed understanding of the selection considerations and applications of power plants such as: co-generation, combined-cycle plants, wind turbines and generators, wind turbine farms, and solar power generation.
  • Power Plant Profitability: Learn about the reliability, life cycle cost, profitability, refurbishment, and life extension methods for all types of power plants.

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers of all disciplines
  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Other technical individuals

 

Course Faculty - Philip Kiameh

The trainer has been a teacher at University of Toronto and Dalhousie University, Canada for more than 25 years. In addition, He has taught courses and seminars to more than four thousand working engineers and professionals around the world, specifically Europe and North America. He has been consistently ranked as “Excellent” or “Very Good” by the delegates who attended his seminars and lectures.

 

The trainer wrote 5 books for working engineers from which three have been published by McGraw-Hill, New York.  Below is a list of the books authored by him:

  1. Power Generation Handbook: Gas Turbines, Steam Power Plants, Co-generation, and Combined Cycles, second edition, (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, October 2011.
  2. Electrical Equipment Handbook (600 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, March 2003.
  3. Power Plant Equipment Operation and Maintenance Guide (800 pages), McGraw-Hill, New York, January 2012.
  4. Industrial Instrumentation and Modern Control Systems (400 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).
  5. Industrial Equipment (600 pages), Custom Publishing, University of Toronto, University of Toronto, University of Toronto Custom Publishing (1999).

 

The trainer has received the following awards:

  1. The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by Poweredge Asia Training center, Singapore, December 2016
  2. The first “Excellence in Teaching” award offered by the Professional Development Center at University of Toronto (May, 1996).
  3. The “Excellence in Teaching Award” in April 2007 offered by TUV Akademie (TUV Akademie is one of the largest Professional Development centre in world, it is based in Germany and the United Arab Emirates, and provides engineering training to engineers and managers across Europe and the Middle East).
  4. Awarded graduation “With Distinction” from Dalhousie University when completed Bachelor of Engineering degree (1983).
  5. Entrance Scholarship to University of Ottawa (1984).
  6. Natural Science and Engineering Research Counsel (NSERC) scholarship towards graduate studies – Master of Applied Science in Engineering (1984 – 1985).

The trainer performed research on power generation equipment with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited at their Chalk River and Whiteshell Nuclear Research Laboratories.  He also has more than 32 years of practical engineering experience with Ontario Power Generation (OPG – formerly, Ontario Hydro – the largest electric utility in North America). He retired from OPG in November 2016.

 

While working at Ontario Hydro, he acted as a Training Manager, Engineering Supervisor, System Responsible Engineer and Design Engineer. During the period of time that the trainer worked as a Field Engineer and Design Engineer, he was responsible for the operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and testing of gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, motors, transformers, inverters, valves, pumps, compressors, instrumentation and control systems. Further, his responsibilities included designing, engineering, diagnosing equipment problems and recommending solutions to repair deficiencies and improve system performance, supervising engineers, setting up preventive maintenance programs, writing Operating and Design Manuals, and commissioning new equipment.

 

Later, he worked as the manager of a section dedicated to providing training for the staff at the power stations.  The training provided by him covered in detail the various equipment and systems used in power stations.

 

The trainer was awarded his Bachelor of Engineering Degree “with distinction” from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He also received a Master of Applied Science in Engineering (M.A.Sc.) from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in the province of Ontario, Canada.

TOPICS COVERED

Steam Power Plants, Steam Generators, and Steam Turbines

Steam Turbines and Auxiliaries, and Gas Turbines

Gas Turbine Components and Auxiliaries

Computer Simulation of Gas Turbines

Combined Cycles Power Generating Plants

Transformers and Generators

This training course has a limited attendance for up to 20 participants only. Sessions commence at 9am on all days, with short intervals at 10.30am and 3.30pm respectively. Refreshments will be provided in the short intervals. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm for 1 hour. Sessions will end at 5pm on all days.

Unique Features with powerEDGE Training

• Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us focus on your learning objectives
• Detailed Course & Reference Manual for Continuous Learning and Sharing
• Practical Exercises & Case Examples to better understand the principles
• Limited class size to ensure One-to-One Interactivity
• Assessment at the end of the course to help you develop a Personal Action Plan