SMM 2022

The most innovative SMM...

Digital transformation, as well as climate change and the maritime energy transition demand groundbreaking, implementable solutions – they all take center stage at the 30th SMM. With an expanded spectrum of key areas and additional presentation formats, the leading international trade fair for the maritime industry accompanies the change at close quarters.

From 6 - 9 September 2022, maritime industry professionals from all parts of the world will get the complete overview of innovations from all sectors, and of course they will finally enjoy again the opportunity for live encounters on the exhibition ground as well as in the high-profile trade conferences.

Take part in this long-awaited industry event and use it for targeted business contacts to market leaders and newcomers, and to sustainably expand your personal business network. We look forward to welcoming you in the beautiful maritime metropolis of Hamburg.


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Exhibitors at SMM 2022

The provisional exhibitor list for SMM 2022 can be found here.

Your tickets for SMM and its conferences

At the SMM ticket shop you will find the right tickets for your visit to the trade fair and the conferences. If you have an invitation code, you can easily redeem your ticket here as well.

Pupils and students are entitled to order tickets online free of charge to visit SMM on 9 September 2022.

Be quick and save: early-bird tickets for the conferences are available until the end of July – book now and benefit from up to 25% savings.



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SMM Insights 2022

What are the big topics at the 30th SMM? What’s emerging in the key areas of the maritime industry and what’s on the agenda of its leading players? What does the packed calendar of events offer and what will be discussed at the congresses? Where do you meet for exciting presentations and relaxed networking?

Read the SMM Insights 2022 and discover what drives the maritime world.

SMM through the years

For six decades now, SMM has been pursuing its mission to continuously build and expand a unique platform that highlights innovations and initiatives, encourages dialogue and cooperation, and helps drive business forward.

Discover SMM History


This year we celebrate SMM‘s 30th edition – together with you – our exhibitors, visitors and partners. So, show us a photo of your first SMM visit and tag us on social media under #celebrateSMM

What to win? Fame and champagne – in the social web and at Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH, from 6-9 September!


For Exhibitors

SMM is a great platform to meet old and new partners and customers from all over the world in just four days. And, by the way, SMM’s claim “Driving the maritime transition” is exactly what MAN Energy Solutions stands for…

Wayne Jones OBE
Member of Executive Board – Global Sales & After Sales
MAN Energy Solutions

One of SMM’s defining qualities is its ability to bring together people from the entire spectrum of the maritime business. There is a real buzz every day of the fair. It is a place to inspire and be inspired, coming face-to-face with the individuals, technologies and services that will write the next chapters in the story of how we conduct responsible commercial activity within the ocean environment. We are already looking forward to 2022.

Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen
CEO Maritime

As a technical provider for marine energy transition growth, we need SMM as the perfect international stage to display our technologies in MHI Group for decarbonising the maritime shipping industry.

Toshiaki Hori
President and CEO
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment

SMM as the leading international maritime trade fair is always part of our event calendar as an exhibitor. We are very much looking forward to seeing our customers and partners in person again in September 2022 at SMM in Hamburg.

Dr. Klaus Borgschulte
Managing Director

SMM is an excellent arena for Kongsberg Maritime to meet with customers and partners to discuss the latest innovations and future trends for the maritime market.

Bård Bjørløw
Executive Vice President Global Sales and Marketing
Kongsberg Maritime

For us, SMM is the ideal platform to get a complete overview of the latest technical innovations and to meet important suppliers from all over the world.

Richard von Berlepsch
Managing Director Fleet Management

The global maritime sector is facing an unprecedented transformation process. Whether it's the decarbonisation of shipping, the digitalisation of the value chain or the support of the energy transition through offshore innovations, smart minds, entrepreneurship and cutting-edge technology are needed to meet the challenges. I am therefore very pleased to join the leading maritime companies for the 30th SMM in Hamburg in September 2022.

Claudia Müller
Federal Government Coordinator
for the Maritime Industry and for Tourism

 Claudia Müller, Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry and for Tourism

SMM attracts a truly diverse range of companies from across the entire breadth of the maritime market, and we look forward to meeting partners and customers throughout the event. As we will be launching our full service in 2023, SMM is a perfectly timed platform to share OneWeb’s vision for how our pioneering, terrestrial-grade connectivity solutions will help to accelerate digitalisation throughout the maritime industry so that together we can create a more efficient, sustainable, and profitable future.

Carole Plessy
Head of Maritime at OneWeb

Carole Plessy, Head of Maritime at OneWeb

Innovative solutions to support shipping’s green transition will take centre-stage at SMM, IMO is committed to facilitating the transition to a green and sustainable future. In keeping with this aim, the IMO 2022 World Maritime theme, “New technologies for greener shipping”, will provide an enhanced focus on innovation to make the transition a reality. I look forward to engaging with key stakeholders and discussing how to ensure a just and equitable transition that also recognizes the need for skills and technology development in developing countries.

Kitack Lim
Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Stay tuned

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The Hamburg experience

The city is known to have more bridges than Amsterdam and Venice together, but what strikes even more is that it bridges maritime tradition and modernity in many ways. The city brims with architectural greatness, an abundance of culture and nightlife beyond compare. On top of that, it offers space to relax. 


SMM – driving the maritime transition

Main Sponsor
American Bureau of Shipping
FPT Industrial
Conference Partners
GMT – German Association for Marine Technology
GMT -Gesellschaft für Maritime Technik e.V.
Endorsing Associations
Netherlands Maritime Technology - Logo
WISTA International
MariMatch organised by
Enterprise Europe Network
Media partners
Europäische Sicherheit und Technik
Cleaner Seas
World Oil & Gas Storage-Trade Map
Skolarikos Communication Catalogue 2022-23 & Skolarikos Maritime
Schifffahrt und Technik (SUT)
Aerospace and Defense Review
The Japan Maritime Daily
Offshore Source
Deniz Ticareti Logo
Vira Haber Logo