SMM press releases

The leading international maritime trade fair: Shipping sector sets a clear course for climate protection

Friday was the closing day of the 30th SMM which took place on Hamburg’s exhibition campus from 6 to 9 September. During the anniversary edition of the flagship fair the maritime industry demonstrated its commitment to tackling the energy transition. Organisers, exhibitors and trade visitors alike…

SMM 2022 Opening
SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, is back

After a four-year break from live exhibitions, the maritime community is meeting in Hamburg again from 6 to 9 September 2022. The opening press conference for the flagship fair gave a foretaste of the next four SMM days. Supply chain disruption, alternative propulsion technologies, e-fuels –…

NGO vs. shipowners: Hand in hand for clean shipping?

gmec, the global maritime environmental congress, will open its doors to the general public for the first time. As part of the conference on 7 September there will be a public panel discussion that is open to everyone who has an interest in the topic. Environmental campaigners will debate with…

SMM 2022: Everything at a glance

The countdown is on: From 6 to 9 September 2022 the Who’s Who of the maritime sector will meet in Hamburg. For nearly 60 years SMM has been a magnet for shipowners, suppliers, shipyards and industry visitors from all around the world. Some thoughts on what makes the event so attractive, what…

MARINE INTERIORS area @SMM: The cruise industry is back on course

After a global ban on cruises was imposed in April 2020, cruise ships around the world have now resumed operation – and the demand is strong. For the first time this year, the leaders of the passenger ship building sector will meet on European soil in the MARINE INTERIORS area @SMM from 6 to 9…

SMM: Always One Brilliant Idea Ahead

Whether it is about digital or green innovations, SMM is the perfect stage. From 06 to 09 September 2022, it will be the meeting place for representatives of shipping companies, suppliers, shipyards and scientists to share views and ideas, expand their networks and do business. Again and again, the…

Offshore Dialogue at SMM: More watts with fewer emissions

Rising sea levels, shrinking biodiversity, higher water temperatures: The oceans are suffering from climate change. Humanity must change its course rapidly. Many hopes are pinned on electricity generation on the water, which could propel the maritime energy transition, as well. At the Offshore…

Naval forces: Innovations for enhanced security

At the leading international maritime trade fair from 6 to 9 September 2022, numerous exhibitors will showcase technology innovations geared towards the needs of naval forces. In parallel with the exhibition, experts and high-ranking officials of international navies, the industry and international…

A race against time: the maritime industry and the climate target

Once again, SMM will be held in person from 6 to 9 September 2022. Scheduled for around

four months ahead of the world’s leading trade fair, the international press conference

provided the ideal opportunity for a high-quality panel of experts to get together and

discuss the most urgent topics…

Towards climate-neutral shipping: The green revolution

In September the maritime sector will gather for SMM 2022 to discuss key industry topics. The all-important question is: How can shipping achieve climate-neutrality rapidly? The leading international maritime trade fair combines the know-how of experts from science, shipping, shipbuilding and the…

The Next Phase Of The Digital Transformation

From ship design to ship management, and from the bridge to the engine room and the cargo hold, digitalisation has entered all aspects of ship operation. Identifying smart ways of combining digital technologies is one of the topics of this year’s Maritime Future Summit on 5 September 2022. Panel…

Governments are in duty for a climate-friendly transformation of the maritime industry - SMM Maritime Industry Report (MIR) shows industry on track for sustainability

For shipowners, shipyards and suppliers, climate protection is a top priority. What stakeholders are unsure about, however, is how to implement it: There is still no clarity what fuel will prevail as the industry steers towards a carbon-neutral future. There can be no doubt that conventional…

Ansicht einer Statistik
SMM Maritime Industry Report: “Shipowners are back”

For the third time Hamburg Messe und Congress has conducted a large-scale survey asking exhibitors and visitors of SMM, for decades the leading global trade fair for the maritime industry, to give their assessments of the sector’s economic and technological development. One year before the industry…

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.

Claudia Ohlmeier, President WISTA Germany
Interview with Claudia Ohlmeier

President WISTA Germany

Cristina Aleixendri, Co-founder of Bound4Blue
Interview with Cristina Aleixendri

Co-founder of bound4blue

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