Meet up with national and international inland navigation experts
The Netherlands is home to Europe’s largest fleet of inland vessels and the level of expertise in this sector is deep and broadly based. More and more countries see clear logistical and environmental benefits, as well as opportunities for international trade growth, through developing inland shipping activities. Europort has been a great place for the inland navigation experts for decades. See why you cannot miss out.
Reasons to visit Europort
- Doing business effectively: no less than 41% of the exhibitors are active in inland navigation showcasing the latest solutions that are relevant for your business. [check the exhibitor list]
- Meet industry peers: 32% of visitors are involved in inland shipping. This is a chance to meet and share experiences with fellow professionals.
- Gain new insights: Europort offers a wide variety of conferences, master classes and networking events for specialized sectors such as yours. Royal BLN-Schuttevaer also organises her general member meeting and will present the very first edition of 'KANAAL320’. A serie in which important and inspiring persons for inland shipping will be interviewed. (in Dutch)
Special ships, Smart solutions
With 27,000 professional visitors and over a 1,000 exhibiting companies Europort belongs to the world’s largest maritime meeting places. The exhibition and conference programme is especially dedicated to complex special purpose vessels.
The overarching theme of Europort 2019 is 'special ships, smart solutions’, including an examination of how the ongoing evolution of smart technology is reshaping the future of shipping and shipbuilding. The vital importance of a highly skilled workforce and smart people, as well as the many facets involved in ensuring smart business will also be explored in detail.