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

Shaping the future of breakbulk

Registration is NOW OPEN for AntwerpXL, the exhibition and conference putting the 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 will provide the platform for the industry to network, learn, showcase innovation, and do business.

Taking place 7 - 9 May 2019 at the Antwerp Expo, the AntwerpXL event, in association with the Port of Antwerp, covers the entire supply chain, from freight forwarders, cargo owners and equipment handlers to terminal operators, EPCs, manufacturers and project owners.

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Source the latest solutions and newest technology on the market, catch up with current suppliers, and meet face-to-face with 150+ leading companies and exciting start-ups.

Catch up

Grab a coffee, take some time to rest your feet, and meet with new partners, old colleagues, leading experts and industry peers to share insight and best practices.


Focusing on innovation, digitisation and lessons from the disruptors, the 2-day content programme lets you hear from leading experts on what's next for the industry.


Take some time to enjoy Antwerp; a beautiful city with great hotels & restaurants, fantastic shopping, a rich history, and a long relationship with breakbulk.

What's on


The Main Deck Stage

Enjoy a 2-day content programme focused on innovation, digitisation and lessons from the disruptors.


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 and most exciting new companies in the Start-up Innovation Zone.


The Sustainability Wall

Discover and be inspired by spontaneous art depicting trends in the environment and sustainability.


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 is the global meeting point for all specialists in the field of steel and project cargo and is an ideal place to network. Already, the event has resulted in a new transshipment flow via our terminal from Russia to the Mediterranean, by bringing two of our existing customers in contact with each other on our booth.”

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