Welcome to SMM. The world's leading trade fair for the maritime industry.

With 50,000 visitors from all over the world, SMM continues to cement its position as the most important event in the maritime industry calendar, year after year.

This extremely high number of visitors reflects the broad range on offer at this trade fair. SMM is attended by top shipbuilders, key players in the value chain, operators and service providers. It is a unique opportunity to share ideas and meet with representatives of industry, government, navies and the scientific community.

Thousand of SMM visitors also come to Hamburg to take part in or listen to the comprehensive series of choice supporting events. The SMM theme days encompass the Maritime Future Summit, gmec, MS&D, Offshore Dialogue and the Maritime Career Market

SMM 2018: Trade fair highlights (1:59)

Visitor service

Important information and services for your visit at a glance: opening hours, prices, tickets and much more.

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Travel & Stay

The Hamburg Fair site is easy to get to by all means of transport. It is centrally located, with good transport connections, at the centre of Hamburg.

How to get there


Our experience shows that many questions can be answered by checking out our extensive library of frequently asked questions.

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