SMM 2024: AI accelerates the digital transformation

Digitalising processes makes shipping more flexible, efficient and eco-friendly. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing role of growing importance in these efforts. At the leading international…

Growing steadily: SMM 2024 expects more visitors and exhibitors

From 3 to 6 September, SMM 2024 will once more be the maritime industry’s centre of attention. Organisers expect more visitors and exhibitors than last time; the exhibition halls are nearly fully…

SMM 2024 and WindEnergy Hamburg: Opportunities for Japanese shipowners and yards

The energy transition is confronting the maritime industry with major challenges. The drive to expand of wind energy is considered as an important interface with the wind industry. Two international…

SMM 2024: MS&D wins new partner

On 5 and 6 September 2024, the international conference on maritime security and defence MS&D will once again see high-ranking naval delegations gather in Hamburg’s exhibition halls. For the first…

SMM 2024: Leading shipbuilding nation Korea expands presence at leading global maritime trade fair

SMM 2024 will be more international than ever. 2,000 exhibitors from around 70 countries are being expected. The European maritime industry is looking to China and Korea with particular interest: The…

SMM Maritime Industry Report - Shipping: Scepticism delays climate protection progress SMM 2024 to speed things up with forward-looking innovations

The shipping industry aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050 – an ambitious goal that requires an enormous effort. As the SMM Maritime Industry Report 2023 (MIR) shows, it remains to be seen which ship…

INMEX SMM India 2023: India’s maritime sector sees bright future ahead

INMEX SMM India, South Asia’s largest maritime exhibition & conference, took place in Mumbai from 04 to 06 October 2023. Shifting global supply chains and strong demand from the Indian navy and coast…

SMM Maritime Industry Report: An industry between uncertainty and new beginnings

The organisers of SMM have conducted the third survey to gauge the mood and trends in the maritime sector for their Maritime Industry Report 2023 (MIR). The responses indicate that the industry’s main…

Hamburg Messe und Congress launches cooperation partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), World’s Largest Cruise Industry Association

Hamburg Messe und Congress (HMC) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have signed an agreement to collaborate on three international trade fairs: Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise…

New Project Head for SMM, MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo and Seatrade Europe

Christoph Lücke is taking on the role of Project Head of Hamburg Messe und Congress’ maritime trade fairs SMM, MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo, and Seatrade Europe effective 01 February…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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