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International Conference and Exhibition



20-21 June 2023

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Early-Bird Rate before 20 April
Special Rate for Cargo Owners

About the Forum

About European Inland Waterways Logistics 2023

European Inland Waterways Logistics: ports, fleet, shipping conference and exhibition is an in-person networking platform for the IWT experts from Europe that will take place in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on 20-21 June 2023.

In the last few years, we can observe rapidly growing volumes of coal, iron ore and metal transportation by inland waterways in Europe in case of steel production increase and high gas prices as long as other cargoes stay at the same level.

Russian aggression against Ukraine has also significantly changed Europe’s transport system, particularly in the transport of agricultural products.

Today we need to be ready to change volumes and market conditions in fleet and infrastructure.

All the issues mentioned earlier and more critical market updates, trends, and practical cases, You will have an opportunity to discuss with the company of inland shipping industry professionals from different segments during the Conference.

In addition to the Conference, there will also be an exhibition area to make your participation more effective.

technical field trip to one of the logistics area of Rotterdam is planned within the program framework.

Who Should Attend?

  • Producers, Traders, End-users: coal, coke, fertilizers, grain, crude oil, steel, metallurgical raw materials and finished steel products, construction materials, etc.
  • Inland waterways shipping Companies:  Owners / Operators / Agents / Brokers
  • Ports & Terminals
  • Intermodal operators
  • Stevedoring companies
  • Port handling equipment providers
  • Consultants involved in the monitoring of sea-borne trade
  • Logistics software developers
  • Financial Institutions: Investment Banks / Infrastructure Funds
  • Associations and governmental organizations


Keynote Questions

  • European inland ports’ sustainability in view of the current market conditions and realities.
  • River infrastructure bottlenecks: bridge clearance, locks condition – deterioration and renovation.
  • Inland fleet: construction, modernization, renovation.
  • Automation of IWT transport. Advanced navigation systems. New word in equipment for vessels.
  • Perspectives and challenges of IWT logistics. Optimal ways for growth.
  • Cross-border cooperation in and between core network corridors.
  • Sustainable urban mobility and logistics. Supplying industries and cities by a river.
  • Cargo flows freight rates and overview. Effective tools for the attraction of new cargoes for river transportation.
  • Green regulations and solutions.
  • The European Green Deal targets for IWT. Low carbon and circular economy.
  • Digital tools for IWT optimization.
  • Digital river information services (RIS) on cross-border corridors.
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Media Partners


Advertising Options


Full-color corporate advertising block is printed on one side of the conference paper bag.


Putting your company’s logo on a ballpoint pen.
The shape and material of the pen are discussed further.


Branded A5 format notepads (cover + inner block).


Roll-Up or banner is placed in the Registration area.
(Roll-Up provided by the Customer).

Placement of promotional materials in delegates' packages.

Maximum format of materials – A4 (297×210 mm).
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Conference Catalog Advertising

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Outside Back Cover

500 €

Inside Back or Front Cover

400 €

Page 3

300 €

Double page spread

300 €

Full Page

250 €


150 €

Logo on Cover

100 €

Logo and Text on each catalog’s page

400 €



Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre

  3011 EA Rotterdam, Zalmstraat 1
  +31 (0)10 413 4139



Early-Bird Rate

for registration and payment
before 20 April

1 delegate
550 €

2 and more delegates (per person)
450 €

*all taxes included

  • participation in the conference and all activities
  • list of participants with contact details
  • all-conference materials
  • photo report
  • evening cocktail reception

Registration Fee

for registration
after 20 April

1 delegate
690 €

2 and more delegates (per person)
590 €

*all taxes included

  • participation in the conference and all activities
  • list of participants with contact details
  • all-conference materials
  • photo report
  • evening cocktail reception

Special Rate for Cargo Owners (producers)

50% discount (from 1 delegate standard rate)


Conference materials

Conference materials

Could not attend the event – you can obtain conference materials and be in the latest trends in inland waterways logistics!

295 €

  • Presentations in PDF and PPT formats.
  • Audio recordings of the speakers’ presentations.
  • List of participants with contact details.
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