Partners & Supporters

Our strategic partnerships with the world's largest ports, associations, learning platforms and global media allow us to understand the needs of the market and reach out to leading industry players across the world.

Host Sponsor

The Port of Antwerp has been an indispensable link in world trade since the Middle Ages. No other port in the world excels in the combination of transshipment, logistics and industry like Antwerp. Antwerp has the biggest integrated petrochemical cluster of Europe. Today, 150,000 people contribute to this success story and there is a close co-operation between private enterprises, the authorities and the Port Authority.


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PPG provides a scope of services that embraces all the elements of the logistics chain from factory collection right up to delivered destination site. PPG members have the expertise to provide clients with fully integrated logistics management solutions on a global basis that ensures every piece of the puzzle is taken into account. The Certificate Course in Project Cargo Forwarding short course is ISO accredited and has been designed to appeal to project forwarders seeking to fast track skills and knowledge, or to refresh their approach on how to achieve success.


The Antwerp Freight Forwarding Association represents for more than 100 years freight forwarders, customs brokers and logistic service providers and is the focal point for anything related to shipping, customs, transport and logistics.

Through intense contacts on Antwerp level - but also on a national, European and international level - we proactively defend the interests of our members and provide them all the necessary information needed in the daily exercise of their activities.

The members of the Antwerp Freight Forwarding Association are the architects of transport. As logistic consultants we orchestrate the supply chain and ensure the smooth purchase and delivery of your goods by sea, inland waterways, short sea, rail, road or air.

Based in the UK, Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014. Cargo Connections is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified general cargo network offering a Restricted Representation policy, which means membership will be offered to a limited number of forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services in each country.

Cross Ocean is a global network of air and sea freight forwarders who, in addition to their normal services, can also handle OOG and special cargoes by dea or air. The network belongs to the CLC Projects Group of companies established originally in Hong Kong on April 1, 2012. Delivering business intelligence and sales leads to members weekly.

Established in 2010, Project Cargo Network is a ISO 9001 & 14001 certified organisation comprising of the world's top project cargo and heavy life specialists, who handle the transportation of oversize and heavy shipments that consist of complex components. is an exclusive project freight network with a focus on offering added value to our members, offering tools that are industry unique and that have been recommended and praised by multinational corporations. PFN is about quality and this is what we offer as a networking organisation, looking for the best in class companies that will together form the PFN Quality Network.

Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 100+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.

Event Supporter

Specialized training courses for shipmanagers, shipyard personnel, surveyors, consultants, inspectors, repairers and Class surveyors. The IMCS Training Academy will help you face the challenges of field work in an increasing competitive and demanding maritime market.

Are you looking for training in shipping, logistics or customs that you can immediately use at your own workplace? The courses at Portilog is for you! Following trends, current and build bridges between today and tomorrow. Discover who we are and find the training that suits you.

Media Partners

Actualidad offers daily jobs into the Maritime, Port and Logistic sectors - News, Vessels, Companies, Ports, Customs and Events. Send to us your job offers and will be published totally FREE in a professional and specialised media.

Since 1983 Air Cargo News has been recognised as the world¹s leading air cargo publication.  Readers access information in a manner most convenient for them - print, website, e-newsletters, digital products, apps, social media, exhibitions and events. is a leading online information source.  More information contact Gavin Murray:

The Baltic Transport Journal is an international printed bi-monthly magazine focused on transport and logistics in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) with its nine countries: Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Writing about all transport aspects within the supply chain: maritime, rail, road, inland shipping, project logistics, warehousing, distribution, environment, legal issues, technological and economic developments.

CLC Projects is a project freight network of small and medium sized project freight forwarders. Our project freight network was established in January 2012. Owned and operated by professionals with background in liner shipping, project freight forwarding, cargo surveying and airfreight.

Dry Cargo International (DCi) is the only monthly magazine covering the dry bulk industry. It is essential reading for all senior executives and decision-makers in the industry, and is the leading source of vital market information. The publication owes its success to an innovative approach to the provision of key information on the global dry market in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner. It does so by understanding and responding to the needs of today’s senior executives and decision-makers.

Freighteurasia Magazine is a bi-monthly (6 issues a year) digital and print publication dedicated to the emerging markets that form the region of Eurasia. Circulated to over 15,000 manufacturers, importers, academics, logisticians, airlines, ocean carriers, trucking companies, 3PLs, freight forwarders, general sales agents, airports, ports, rail companies and charter brokers.

Looking for the very latest information and resources for material handling? ForkliftAction Media has been connecting business people who buy, sell and work with materials handling equipment since its launch in 2000. On you can stay informaed with independent news, network via the discussion forums, or draw upon other valuable resources such as an extensive business directory, jobs market, events calendar, photo galleries, safety columns, industry blogs and more; Or, buy, sell or rent new and used equipment via platform for mobile machinery. Join approximately 70,000+ opt-in business subscribers who connect, trade and stay informed with Forkliftaction Media. Receive your free subscription.

Forwarder Magazine brings you the latest press releases on a daily basis, as they're released by the global freight and transportation players. We include many of these articles in the printed version of the magazine, with a gentle bias towards those relevant to the monthly topical and regional focus.

Freightbook Ltd was launched in July 2009 as a new concept of linking forwarders together at a low-cost and as an alternative to a traditional freight network. Since then 1500+ companies in 140+ countries have registered with Freightbook and are promoting their services on a global scale whilst at the same time driving traffic to their own websites. Freightbook also provides a useful Smartphone Service where forwarders and suppliers to the freight industry can be found quickly on mobile devices.

Freightweek provides insight into sustainable business practices for the global logistics industry. Published as a weekly online newsletter and print & digital monthly magazine by HU Digital Media Ltd. and circulated to manufacturers, academics, logisticians, airlines, ocean carriers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, general sales agents, airports, ports and charter brokers.

The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free on-line European ports database as well as bi-monthly E-zines with expert views on the most important issues for Europe's port sector.

Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International is the leading platform for news and information about the transport, lifting, handling and installation of project cargoes. Published six times a year the magazine is distributed globally to cargo owners, manufacturers, EPCs and OEMs and project forwarders involved in construction, energy (renewable and non-renewable), mining, oil and gas, offshore and heavy engineering. It is also distributed to owners and operators of shipping lines, heavy lift equipment, overland transport operators, ports, terminals etc. In a recent study more than one third of advertisers said the used the magazine to contact advertisers. It is supplemented by two weekly digital newsletters,  a website updated daily and there are direct marketing opportunities. is the leading European web-site and weekly E-newsletter for material handling, logistics news and solutions. The portal carries research papers, case studies, product reviews, as well as informed and thought-provoking opinion from some of the most respected spokespeople within our industry. All key equipment sectors are covered, ranging from lift trucks, automated storage & equipment, racking & shelving, conveyors & sortation, dock equipment, packaging solutions, WMS, voice-picking, transport, distribution & key events in the material handling calendar.

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Oil and Gas Innovation embodies the true driving force of growth in the Oil and Gas sector, innovation. We are a trusted, established and expert voice in this constantly changing industry. Always on top of the latest trends with in depth analysis of innovative technologies for the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.

We pride ourselves in bringing industry related trends, news and results to our worldwide readers which is otherwise difficult to obtain. We do a great job highlighting your technology, which our readers want and need.

Port Strategy is dedicated to the Marine Ports and Terminals business. Since 2003, it has been the respected source of business information which our clients have trusted to deliver their marketing message. It provides readers with authoritative editorial prepared by writers who are experts in their field in an easy to use layout.

Project Cargo Weekly has a global readership with over 26,000 recipients each week. Providing a weekly e-newsletter with in-depth interviews and industry news related to project cargo.

Headquartered in Dubai (UAE), Supply Chain & Logistics Group(SCLG) is a membership driven industry business group engaged in advancing supply chain & logistics industry locally, regionally and globally. Please be welcome to visit for more details.

Ship2Shore is one of the most successful on-line magazines in the Mediterranean region and the leading news provider in Italy exploring the financial, economical, political and legal aspects of the transports industry. News are published daily on the website, whereas each Monday a pdf magazine, announced by a newsletter, offers a complete overview of the most important topics as well as in-depth analysis, interviews and further stories. Sign up for a free trial on

ShipManagement International is published bi-monthly and is aimed at C-level executives within the world’s shipowning, operating and managing companies.

It is the only ship owner business magazine in the industry dedicated to covering the entire information needs of the owner and the manager and is essential reading for this vibrant and data-hungry industry sector, across a series of media platforms – print, online, digital and social media.

Hard-hitting articles plus in-depth research and analysis aim to educate and update today’s ship owners and managers on the issues affecting the way they manage their fleets. Regular coverage includes policy and regulation, profit and loss analysis, manning, technical and commercial developments as well as financial analysis together with business management and trade route assessment. The finest maritime writers and industry experts ensure that ShipManagement International fulfils its pledge to be the most dynamic and essential Shipmanagement magazine in the world.

Want to become a partner or supporter of AntwerpXL?

If you are a media company or association we can offer you branding and advertising/subscription sales opportunities, in return for promotion of AntwerpXL to your audiences. Gain access to new advertisers and subscribers, and exclusive editorial access at the inaugural AntwerpXL.

Contact Amy Neville on +44 (0)20 3196 4396 to enquire about becoming an event partner/ supporter.