Take a voyage into the future of breakbulk

Building a brighter tomorrow takes determination, innovation, knowledge & precision. With breakbulk cargoes being key to powering the next generation, this vital sector truly does keep the world moving.

At Antwerp XL, cargo owners, forwarders, carriers & ports come together to source logistics providers specialising in breakbulk, heavy lift, roro & project cargoes. Transport & logistics managers, charterers & supply chain specialists will connect, learn, and forge business relationships that shape the future of breakbulk.

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As the only dedicated business event for the breakbulk maritime industry located in Antwerp, there are a range of benefits in attending Antwerp XL.

Dedicated FOCUS

A dedicated breakbulk maritime event means you get the best content.


We work with the community to bring you the right suppliers.


Focused on delivering a cost-effective, face-to-face event!


Learn about the latest trends and the exciting future of breakbulk.


Get the opportunity to network with an international audience.


Takes place in Europe's biggest breakbulk port and home of breakbulk.


Antwerp XL hosts exhibitors from every corner of the market, from freight forwarders to ports. Check out the exhibitor list to see who you can meet at the show.

What's on

Antwerp XL 2019 saw some fantastic experiences and content for visitors to enjoy during the show. The next edition will see most returning by popular demand, along with a host of new additions, keeping the focus on maritime breakbulk.

Port of Antwerp Tour

Port of Antwerp Tour

Before the Opening Ceremony gets underway, spend the afternoon meeting your fellow visitors and touring the historic Port of Antwerp and it's breakbulk facilities.

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Join us as the ribbon is cut for the official Welcome Reception, perfect for networking, seeing what the show has in store, and relaxing with a glass of champagne!

The Main Deck Conference

The Main Deck Conference

Delivered by leading experts, the Main Deck programme will explore key issues facing the breakbulk market, and how visitors can overcome them.

Flows Magazine Breakfast

Flows Magazine Breakfast

Hugely successful in 2019, the Flows roundtable breakfast seminar will be back to explore a key central theme, with input from key industry experts.

Networking Bar & EVENTS

Networking Bar & EVENTS

Take a minute to rest and network at the bar and enjoy a range of events from on-stand parties to nights out on Antwerp square!

Innovation start-up zone

Innovation start-up zone

Immerse yourself in the future of breakbulk as we showcase the latest innovative start-ups and the technologies that are coming over the horizon.

The next gen debate

The next gen debate

Featuring the best and brightest of the next generation of breakbulk professionals, the Next Gen Debate will explore key issues & advice for up-and-comers in the industry.

Mission to seafarers

Mission to seafarers

Visit this important maritime charity on their stand to find out about their important work, and what they can do for your employees.


Whether you’re sourcing reliable new breakbulk specialists, learning about the latest industry challenges, or using one of the many networking events to forge new relationships, book your tickets now to benefit from everything Antwerp XL has to offer.

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Want to discuss speaking or visiting the event? Our team are here to help with your enquires.


Event Manager
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