SMM 2022

A successful anniversary

The 30th edition of SMM was everything we hoped for. After a long period of pandemic restrictions, it offered 2,000 exhibitors from all technology areas in the maritime industry, as well as more than 30,000 visitors from over 100 nations, the opportunity to finally meet in person again in Hamburg. To discuss complex challenges. To present groundbreaking innovations. And last but not least, to network, seek cooperation and forge alliances.

With about 80 speakers at the conferences, more than 160 speakers on the Transition Stages, and 16 start-ups pitching for the new SMM Maritime Start-up Award, the supporting programme has never been so popular. Once again, we’ve seen that it takes joint efforts to drive the maritime transition – and as organisers, we’re grateful to know that SMM continues to be your platform of choice to connect with the industry’s game changers.

Bearing your company’s success in mind, we are pleased to announce that the next SMM will take place from 3 – 6 September 2024. We look forward to seeing you in Hamburg.

 

 

 

Thank you

Exhibitors at SMM 2022
 

The complete exhibitor directory for SMM 2022 can be found here.
 

 

 

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

Behind the scences!

Hamburg

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. 

Think green, act green

In line with its motto "Driving the maritime transition", SMM is committed to pushing forward technological change and sharing scientific knowledge. As the world's leading trade fair for the maritime industry, it offers players from all sectors an excellently networked platform for professional exchange as well as for solutions and ideas that make important contributions to achieving industry-internal and global climate protection goals.

Nachhaltigkeit

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
DNV

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
Lürssen

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
Hapag-Lloyd

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)

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Date

SMM – driving the maritime transition

03
06
September
2024
Main Sponsor
DNV
Sponsors
American Bureau of Shipping
REINTJES
FPT Industrial
AL SEER MARINE
NOSKE-KAESER | AN EQUANS COMPANY
Conference Partners
GMT – German Association for Marine Technology
Hansa International Maritime Journal Logo
Tradewinds Logo
Supporters
GMT -Gesellschaft für Maritime Technik e.V.
Endorsing Associations
Aclunaga
MARITIME PLATTFORM
Hemexpo
GMO
Netherlands Maritime Technology - Logo
WIMA
INTERCARGO - Logo
WISTA International
ISES
FORO MARITIMO VASCO
KIGM Polish chamber of Maritime Commerce Logo
MariMatch organised by
Enterprise Europe Network
Media partners
DVV - THB
Europäische Sicherheit und Technik
Cleaner Seas
World Oil & Gas Storage-Trade Map
Skolarikos Communication Catalogue 2022-23 & Skolarikos Maritime
BINNENSCHIFFFAHRT
ELNAVI MONTHLY SHIPPING REVIEW
Schifffahrt und Technik (SUT)
Aerospace and Defense Review
The Japan Maritime Daily
Offshore Source
NETA SEA MAGAZINE
TÜRK DENIZ MEDYA
Deniz Ticareti Logo
Vira Haber Logo
MARPRO
TTM - Tecnologie Trasporti Mare
The Engineer
Tradewinds Logo
DVV - Ship & Offshore Logo
Container Shipping Logo
LNG shipping and terminals logo
Tanker Shipping Trade Logo
[Translate to EN:] Passenger Ship Technology Logo
Maritime Optimisation and Communications Logo