Antwerp XL 2019
Antwerp Expo
Antwerp, Belgium
07 - 09/05/2019
Shaping the future of breakbulk

For an industry that can't be contained

Registration is NOW OPEN for AntwerpXL, taking place 7 - 9 May 2019 at the Antwerp Expo. This revolutionary exhibition and conference is here to put the actual logistics of breakbulk, Ro-Ro & Heavy lift back at the heart of the conversation. Proudly supported by the Port of Antwerp, this community-led, content-driven event is the perfect place for transport & logistics specialists to network, learn, innovate and do business. 

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Who's exhibiting:


Meet with the industry’s transport specialists who use the most innovative methods, see the latest tech available in the market & discover the most challenging innovations from new & exciting companies in the Start-up Innovation Zone.

Catch up

Grab a coffee or a cocktail, take some time out of your busy schedule to meet with both new partners &/or old acquaintances. Forge new friendships & cement existing ones


Hear from leading experts & renowned speakers, tackling the biggest issues facing the industry. Hit The Main Deck for two jam-packed days of debate & conversation, focusing on the Trade Wars, Market Trends, Disruptors, Innovation & Digitalisation 


Take some time to enjoy Antwerp; a beautiful city with great hotels & restaurants, a rich history and a special relationship with breakbulk cargo

What's on


The Main Deck Stage

Hear from leading experts & renowned speakers, tackling the biggest issues facing the industry.


The Boiler Room

A 2-day training programme for project forwarding managers from PPG.


The Cabin

This highly anticipated networking feature is hosting the ShippersXL Network.


The Launch

Christen AntwerpXL with some champagne at the official opening networking party.


The Engine Room

Discover the latest innovations from start-up companies, who’re really pushing the boundaries of the industry


Window to the future

Discover and be inspired by spontaneous art depicting what visitors think are the trends of the future.


New Product Voyage

Take your own voyage of discovery and take a journey around the most innovative new products on display.


Mission to Seafarers

Support the Official event charity, Mission to Seafarers, as they show the important work they do.

“AntwerpXL will be the global meeting point for all specialists in the field of steel and project cargo and an ideal place to network.”

Dirk Mondelaers, General Manager, Wijngaard Natie Terminals

"We are delighted to have a breakbulk exhibition and conference back in the home of breakbulk - the Port of Antwerp."

Arthur Mahieu, Owner, Rollit Cargo NV

“The Port of Antwerp is the biggest breakbulk port and the biggest steel port in Europe. It is therefore logical to have a breakbulk conference in Antwerp.”

Philippe Oyen, Chairman, Antwerp Shipping Federation (ASV) & CEO of Belgo-Iberian Maritime

“Over the past 10 years, we have delivered our certificate course in project cargo forwarding for over 500 industry professionals across six continents. We are excited to be involved with Easyfairs for AntwerpXL which will be internationally the most important exhibition for the breakbulk industry. AntwerpXL will also prove a valuable event for communication and networking opportunities. Antwerp is the largest breakbulk port in Europe and this inaugural event will once again afford us the opportunity to host our event together with cargo owners and specialised transportation professionals from around the globe.”

Kevin Stephens, Chairman-Founder, Project Professionals Group