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The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators’ Annual Conference takes place October or early November each year

The next conference will be held from 6th-8th October 2020 in Riga, Latvia.

With a full programme focused on the concerns of operators, each year ABTO’s Bulk Terminals conference offers sound practical solutions for improving safety, streamlining operations and ensuring environmental protection – as well as a market analysis and development opportunities. The only event all those concerned with the bulk terminals industry need to attend.

For speaking or sponsorship opportunities, or to register an interest in attending in 2020, please contact Simon Gutteridge at or call +33 (0)321 47 72 19. 


Background information


Click here for details of previous conferences


A key feature of ABTO’s Mission is ‘Developing training schemes and educational seminars to facilitate advancement and best practice’ 

SHORT COURSE: Port and Terminal Operations for Bulk Cargoes 

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling, University of Greenwich, Chatham, UK


This will be repeated online soon, and then again in Chatham in March 2021. If you are interested please contact Simon Gutteridge at or call +33 (0)321 47 72 19.

For more courses held at The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling, please see:

Course details

Course brochure

Please click here for further course information.

To register please click here or for further course details, please contact Simon Gutteridge at or call +33 (0)321 47 72 19

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