November 19 - German shipping line Rickmers-Linie concluded the first day of the Breakbulk Turkey 2013 Conference and Exhibition, Istanbul, with a drinks reception atop the InterContinental Istanbul Hotel.

Colleagues and friends from the heavy lift and project cargo sector enjoyed food, drinks and spectacular views of the Turkish city, and took the opportunity to network with peers.
Heavy Lift and Project Forwarding International is present at the conference, represented by staff writer, David Kershaw and publishing executive, Oliver Ward. David is using the event to research the Turkish projects market for an article that will be published in the January/February 2014 edition of HLPFI magazine, and is happy to discuss any business developments with Breakbulk Turkey 2013 attendees and exhibitors.

The Breakbulk Turkey 2013 conference and exhibition runs from November 18-19, 2013; the Krabbendam Heavy Transport & Lifting Masterclass (Advanced) succeeds the show, running November 20-21, 2013


Gerhard Janssen, director marketing & sales, Europe, Rickmers-Linie (centre) welcomes guests to the party in Istanbul, Turkey.