Europort is held biennially in Rotterdam, being the leading exhibition for special ships. Focussing on innovations in maritime technology, shipbuilding, repair and conversion, it is one of the world’s largest meeting places for maritime professionals, attracting around 27,000 visitors and 1,100 exhibiting companies.
The event provides a forum for buyers and sellers to conduct business and to exchange knowledge about latest shipping industry developments, and is aimed at senior executives and managers from ship owners and operators, shipyards, ship designers and naval architects, technical engineers, ship brokers, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, as well as other maritime industry professionals. Each edition of Europort is themed to reflect the key issues affecting the maritime industry, through the seminars, conferences and workshops held alongside the exhibition, and through the structure of the exhibition itself.
The themes chosen for Europort 2019 are: Smart Technology, Smart People and Smart Business. Europort 2019 takes place November 5-8, 2019 at Rotterdam Ahoy.