Antwerp XL 2019
Antwerp Expo
Antwerp, Belgium
07 - 09/05/2019

The revolutionary event shaping the future of breakbulk

REGISTER TODAY for the event that is putting the actual logistics of breakbulk, roro, & heavy lift back at the heart of the conversation.

Back in the European home of breakbulk, the event is taking place 7 - 9 May 2019 at Antwerp Expo. Featuring 100+ leading breakbulk companies and a range of opportunities to learn, innovate and network; AntwerpXL is here to serve all your breakbulk cargo needs!

Are you a breakbulk cargo owner? Join the XLShippers Network to enjoy a range of benefits at AntwerpXL.

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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.


Project Forwarder Training

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


The Launch

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


Innovation Start-up Zone

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


The XLShippers Lounge

This highly anticipated networking feature is hosting the XLShippers Network.


Mission to Seafarers

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

Who's exhibiting:

“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