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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.

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SMM Insights 2020

Current press releases

SMM 2021: Leading international maritime trade fair prepares to restart

The global trade fair business is slowly coming back to life. SMM 2021 is getting ready for its rescheduled date in February. The maritime industry is looking ahead to the gathering with great anticipation. The detailed concept developed by the organisers of SMM ensures a great trade fair experience…

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“Together we will overcome this crisis”

World trade has suffered a severe blow. Shipyards are sitting idle, and SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, had to be rescheduled: The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have sent shock waves through the shipping industry. How will shipowners, yards and suppliers find…

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SMM 2021: New impetus for the maritime transformation
New date: Leading international maritime trade fair to take place from 2 to 5 February 2021

SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, has been postponed to 2-5 February 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its global impact on major events and international travelling.

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Shipping industry steers towards digitalisation

Faster, smarter, better connected: In the age of digitalisation the shipping sector is reinventing itself. The SMM motto “Driving The Maritime Transition” reflects this paradigm shift. Featuring innovative exhibitors and top-ranking discussion panels, the leading international maritime trade fair…