The latest interviews with our exhibitors, supporters and speakers will be posted here.

INTERVIEW: 5 minutes with Fednav

We sat down with Etienne De Vel, Commercial Manager, European Services and Director at Fednav Belgium to find out more about Fednav, her throughts on the industry, and why they're excited about AntwerpXL.

INTERVIEW: Sue Terpilowski, MD, Image Line Communications, President, WISTA UK, Chair, Maritime UK’s Women’s Taskforce

Sue will be chairing a panel discussion on how the industry will adapt to new market conditions, new technologies and NextGen influences.

INTERVIEW: Cees-Willem Koorneef, Director at the Port XL Antwerp

Cees-Willem is looking forward to speaking at AntwerpXL on all things port-related. Here he provides us with a flavour of what’s in store for attendees at the event, who will have the opportunity to hear from Cees-Willem first-hand.

INTERVIEW: Jannes Valkeneers, Founder at Bullswap

Jannes founded Bullswap, the online rental platform for construction machines, in 2018. He will be speaking as part of the conference programme at AntwerpXL on the subject of innovation within the industry.

INTERVIEW: Sven van Dyck, Marketing Manager at Gosselin

As the marketing manager at Gosselin, the leading provider of moving and logistics services for the transport and loading of goods, Sven will take to the stage at AntwerpXL to discuss the future of the industry.

INTERVIEW: Edwin Moehlig, Managing Director at Rail & Sea

Edwin will be speaking on the topic of breakbulk via rivers and hinterland connections at AntwerpXL 2019. Here he provides an overview of his talk.

INTERVIEW: Dirk Visser, Senior Shipping Consultant at Dynamar B.V.

As the Senior Shipping Consultant at Dynamar B.V., the world’s leading provider of Business Information Reports focussed on the shipping industry, Dirk will speak as part of the conference programme at AntwerpXL.

Press Releases

The latest press releases will be posted here and available for download

Thousands of breakbulk professionals head to the show

AntwerpXL, the new event for the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift industries, has been hailed a major success. The exhibition and conference, which had its debut on 7-9 May, attracted 3,189 top decisionmakers from 59 countries through the doors, including visitors from Caterpillar, Solvay, Shell, Tata Steel, Siemens, ArcelorMittal and Thyssenkrupp.

Date: 15th May 2019

The most influential figures in the breakbulk industry to meet at AntwerpXL 2019

Numerous networking opportunities will be on offer to the breakbulk cargo community when the inaugural AntwerpXL opens its doors on 7-9 May 2019. Key figureheads within the breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries will be amongst those keen to make new connections and learn from the brightest industry minds.

Date: 26th April 2019

AntwerpXL announces forward thinking conference programme to shape the future of breakbulk

Organisers of AntwerpXL, the highly-anticipated exhibition being held at the Port of Antwerp on 7-9 May 2019, have announced the big name speakers that will deliver a cutting edge educational programme that forms part of the two-day event.

Date: 11th April 2019

Over 100 Industry Leading Organisations to exhibit at AntwerpXL

More than 100 companies will exhibit the latest innovations and developments in the breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries when the inaugural AntwerpXL is held at the Antwerp Expo in the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on 7-9 May 2019. Organisations from all over the world, including C. Steinweg Belgium N.V., Grimaldi Group and Fast Lines Belgium, will be in attendance, presenting their industryleading products and services.

Date: 4th April 2019

Big names sign up for new show: Hosted at The Home of Breakbulk in Antwerp

Major names in the breakbulk, maritime and project cargo industry are confirmed to attend AntwerpXL, the new event for the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift which is being hosted at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium on 7-9 May. 

Date: 12th March 2019

Unique training course upskills project forwarders

Attendees at AntwerpXL have the opportunity to also invest in their professional development by registering for the PPG Project Cargo Forwarding Certificate.

Date: 22nd February 2019

Registration goes live for new breakbulk show AntwerpXL with special January offer for visitors

Registration is free during January for the event, which is dedicated to the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift, in association with the Port of Antwerp.

Date: 24th January 2019

Innovation, digitisation and lessons from the disruptors will top the conference agenda at AntwerpXL

Breakbulk decision makers from across the globe will network, conduct business, and learn from the experts at AntwerpXL – the event dedicated to the logistics of breakbulk, RoRo, and heavy lift, in association with the Port of Antwerp.

Date: 10th January 2019

The Port of Antwerp addresses the breakbulk community and gives special mention to Antwerp XL

The Port of Antwerp recently gave a sneak preview of what the breakbulk industry can expect over the coming year, by hosting an underwater-themed boat tour on Antwerp’s breakbulk dock. Opened by Antwerp’s Vice-Mayor, the Port of Antwerp treated 400 breakbulk professionals to an exclusive evening of networking and entertainment, including an opera performance on the water and an impressive sound and light show.

Date: 2nd October 2018

Antwerp XL attracts key stakeholders from across the breakbulk industry

All new exhibition for the breakbulk sector, Antwerp XL, has received support from breakbulk specialists across the globe. Hosted by the Port of Antwerp, the inaugural event is being strategically held in the heart of the breakbulk sector.

Date: 2nd August 2018

All new Antwerp XL event proves a hit with the global breakbulk community

Created at the request of the international breakbulk industry, Antwerp XL fills over 60% of the floor plan in the first 3 weeks.

Date: 26th June 2018