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Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes
Founder, Owner and Director, Shipping Innovation Ltd at Founder, Owner and Managing Director, Petrospot Ltd


Llewellyn has been in bunkering, oil and shipping since 1980, as journalist and broker, in London and New York, working for Argus, Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, Eperon Petroleum, Albion Oil and Energy Information. He joined MRC in Oxford to launch BunkerNews, before establishing Petrospot in 2003 to publish Bunkerspot magazine, news and pricing services, and highly-respected bunker and shipping books. He has created globally-recognised events, including Maritime Week Americas, Maritime Week Africa, Maritime Week Gibraltar, London International Shipping Week, European Shipping Week and Portugal Shipping Week, as well as internationally-renowned training programmes in shipping, bunkering, LNG, maritime law, marine surveying, ships’ agency, risk management and other maritime areas, most notably the Oxford Bunker Course and BunkerExperience.