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Women in Breakbulk: Europe Edition

Women in Breakbulk: Europe Edition was held at Breakbulk Europe 2023 which is now over, register your interest for Breakbulk Europe 2024

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In a predominantly male-dominated industry, women are steadily making their mark

To encourage further inclusion, Breakbulk Europe brings together women from different sectors to share their perspectives on building a successful career in the maritime, project cargo and breakbulk industry.

Women in the industry offer insightful tips and advice for women from all sectors on how they too can climb the ranks and change the narrative on an industry that is progressing in the right direction.


Networking Activities at Breakbulk Europe


Women in Breakbulk Breakfast - SOLD OUT

WEDNESDAY, 7 JUNE, 8:45 - 9:45
Dock 1, Rotterdam Ahoy

A time for networking with colleagues from around the world. Includes light breakfast, networking, presentation and Q&A. The best way to start your Breakbulk Europe experience. Space is extremely limited. You may indicate your interest in attending when you register for Breakbulk Europe and confirmations will be sent on 15 May.


Wista Coffee

WEDNESDAY, 7 JUNE, 10:00 - 11:00
Dock 1, Rotterdam Ahoy

WISTA (Women's International Shipping and Trading Association) is an international networking organisation whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors. Following the breakfast, WISTA will host a coffee.  It will be a great time to catch up with your colleagues and meet new members from other WISTA organizations. If you wish to join this netowrking coffee, reach out to your country's WISTA chapter to become a member prior to Breakbulk Europe. 


Main Stage Session: Women in Breakbulk

WEDNESDAY, 7 JUNE, 15:20 - 15:55
Hall 1, Rotterdam Ahoy

Representatives from the 2023 Women in Breakbulk Europe network will share a summary of the topics, take-aways, and next steps discussed that morning.

Become a member

Become a Women in Breakbulk Europe member prior to registering for Breakbulk Europe 2023 to receive a code for 15% off your ticket!

  1. Get your ticket for Breakbulk Europe 

  2. Join the Women in Breakbulk networking group by filling out the form below.

  3. Email your photo, company logo to, and we will show the members on the big screen at the breakfast. This is a great way to show your company's support for women in the industry. 

The focus on women doesn't stop at the end of Breakbulk Europe 2023. Our editorial staff offers continuous coverage of female leaders, issues of importance and career advice. Visit the Women in Breakbulk article hub to see all of our articles.