Breakbulk Europe 2020

Start date: 29 September 2020

End date: 1 October 2020

Location: Virtual Event


This is now a virtual event.

The Breakbulk Europe team will host a webinar series over the three days that were previously designated for Breakbulk Europe

First on the agenda will be “Business Outlook – How the Project Cargo Sector Is Adapting to the New Normal” on Tuesday, 29 Sept. at 2:00 pm BST. A panel of experts, moderated by Johan-Paul Verschuure, project director for Rebel Group, will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on their markets, changing demand and supply, as well as their promising strategic adaptations as they move into a new business era.

Formerly the technical director for the Maritime Advisory Team of WSP, one of the world’s largest engineering consultancies, Verschuure will bring a fresh view to this discussion with the knowledge to surface the best ideas from the panel.

On Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10:00 am BST, the Digital Special will tackle sustainability with its partner the World Ocean Council (WOC). WOC’s founding president and CEO Paul Holthus will moderate this session, “Growing a Sustainable Future.” Joining him will be Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s vice president of global sustainability Roger Strevens.

On Thursday, Oct. 1, at 2:00 pm BST, “The Breakbulk Technology Landscape: Gaining a Competitive Advantage,” the panelists will reveal what investments should be made now to gain a competitive advantage—blockchain, IoT, AI and more will all be on the table. Leif Arne Strømmen, vice president of innovation and project logistics for shipowner G2 Ocean, will guide the discussion based on his experience as an innovator in the maritime sectors as well as in oil & gas and marine logistics.

All three webinars are free to attend. To register, visit

Intermodal Europe 2020

Start date: 6 October 2020

End date: 8 October 2020

Location: Rotterdam Ahoy


This event has been postponed until autumn 2021 and will take place at The RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam.

Intermodal Europe is the world-leading exhibition and conference for companies associated with the container and intermodal industries and covers all areas of container transport and logistics across road, rail and sea. The event provides an invaluable industry forum, bringing together high-quality speakers and key exhibitors.

Heavy Lift Awards 2020

Date: 21 October 2020

Location: Online

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This is now a virtual event.

Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International (HLPFI) has established the Heavy Lift Awards to recognise and reward excellence in complex logistics, transport and engineering projects around the world.

HLPFI’s Heavy Lift Awards are designed to celebrate the many individuals and companies whose vision, innovation and commitment helps to shape this vibrant industry.

With a gala dinner at a celebrity-hosted awards ceremony, followed by an after-show party and entertainment, the Heavy Lift Awards provides the perfect opportunity to host clients, network with industry professionals and reward the hard work of a team.

Offshore Energy

Start date: 26 October 2020

End date: 28 October 2020

Location: RAI Amsterdam


Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) is where the European offshore oil & gas, offshore wind and marine energy industry meet.

The event is an opportunity to get in touch with industry players like Shell, Neptune Energy, Van Oord, Boskalis, Orsted, Vattenfall, DEME Offshore, Damen, Royal IHC, Vroon and HSM.

Breakbulk Americas

Start date: 3 November 2020

End date: 5 November 2020

Location: 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010

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This event is cancelled.

Connect with fellow providers and the region’s leading EPCs, oil & gas and petrochemicals project owners, top industrial manufacturers, mining companies and metals producers who are moving cargoes throughout the Americas and around the world. This is your opportunity to find new business as the economy improves in 2020 and beyond.

Heavy Russia 2020

Start date: 16 November 2020

End date: 17 November 2020

Location: INFOSPACE International Exhibition Center, Moscow, Russia


An international conference dedicated to transportation, lifting and assembly of heavy and oversize cargoes.

The conference last year gathered 450 delegates from 16 countries.

Belgian Offshore Days

Start date: 25 November 2020

End date: 26 November 2020

Location: Ostend, Belgium


The B2B fair gives the Offshore Wind industry a forum and encourages the collaboration between Belgian and international companies.

During this event, a conference will be held with focus on “Increasing value by data driven innovation in the offshore windfarm lifecycle”. Next to the conference a B2B meeting will enable participants to establish relations with new business partners across the entire offshore wind supply chain.

WindEnergy Hamburg

Start date: 1 December 2020

End date: 4 December 2020

Location: Hamburg


The global rendezvous for the wind energy industry. For the first time, they present a revised conference concept with a more focused high-level programme and a new part open for all visitors under the theme #climatefirst: there will be three stages set-up for keynotes and panel discussions featuring international experts in the middle of our exhibition halls.

WindEnergy Hamburg reflects the multifaceted dynamics of the wind industry along the entire value chain. From planners, manufacturers, suppliers and financiers to operators and service providers – onshore and offshore – leading industry representatives, young, innovative entrepreneurs and giants of the sector meet here at the international marketplace of the wind industry.

Project Cargo Summit 2021

Start date: 10 February 2021

End date: 11 February 2021

Location: Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam


The meeting place of the European Project Cargo industry.

Project Cargo Summit will return on 10 & 11 February 2021 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Project cargo professionals from all over Europe will discuss important industry developments and showcase cutting-edge innovations that will shape the project cargo industry of tomorrow.

Antwerp XL

Start date: 10 March 2021

End date: 12 March 2021

Location: Antwerp Expo, Hall 4 Jan Van Rijswijcklaan 191 2020, Antwerpen Belgium


Antwerp XL is where the world’s leading players in breakbulk gather to connect, learn, innovate and do business. Taking place 10 – 12 March 2021 in the European hub of the industry, the event gives cargo owners, ports, carriers, forwarders, and all those working in breakbulk logistics the connections and the know-how to overcome any obstacle, and deliver without fail.

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