The world's #1 event for the maritime industry

When it comes to meeting up with all the leading stakeholders of the global maritime industry, there's no place like SMM. It's here where the key players of the various sectors discuss and introduce solutions that define benchmarks for the age of Green and Smart Shipping.

The bi-annual trade fair and its accompanying conferences offer an unparalleled platform for inspiration, networking and business for exhibitors and visitors alike. Harboured by Hamburg, Germany's beautiful maritime metropolis, SMM welcomes anyone who is interested in the future of the shipping industry.

 

Premieres

New technologies. New themes.

Successful premieres at SMM 2018

Besides offering a comprehensive overview on fields like digitalisation, green propulsion and maritime security, SMM is also known for highlighting special topics as well as setting up successful formats. At SMM 2018, exhibitors and visitors enjoyed a range of on-site innovations:

  

  • Maritime 3D-Printing Show Area
  • SMM Hackathon
  • Forum "Maritime Career Market"
  • Extended Interior Outfitting exhibition area
  • TradeWinds Shipowners Forum
  • Offshore Dialogue focues on arctic and deep-sea technology

SMM is a very successful fair because it organises the cooperation that helps us achieve our goals. What's discussed at SMM serves to shape the future of shipping.

Kitack Lim
Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization

New edition of SMM Insights out now

What do SMM exhibitors and visitors think about the maritime industry’s economic and technological developments? What’s on the agenda of the big maritime organisations, the corporate giants and the start-ups?

We are delighted to present the answers to you in our brand-new edition of SMM Insights, featuring the results of the second SMM Maritime Industry Report as well as many interesting news and voices from our industry.

Download SMM Insights (PDF)

SMM Insights 2020