From 4 to 7 September Europe’s most important maritime trade fair will take place. The 25th Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine technology fair in Hamburg (SMM) is the ultimate meeting place for the international shipbuilding industry. With over 2000 exhibitors from 60 countries, 50.000 participants and 30 country pavilions, the trade fair will be bigger than ever.
Not only SMM 2012 is expected to break all records, the Maritime by Holland Pavilion will have a new record by hosting 51 companies and expanding 950m2 of the exhibition space.
Special Purpose Shipping
Designing and building special or complex vessels is one of the Dutch maritime specialties. That is exactly why this theme was chosen for the Maritime by Holland Pavilion. Visitors will be able to view the very latest applications and innovations on ‘Special Purpose Shipping’ at the Pavilion.
This is Maritime by Holland
Maritime by Holland is a joint initiative of the 11,000 companies within a 100 km radius, powering the maritime cluster in Holland. Entire industries with a global leadership position. Together, the Dutch maritime sector generates social and economic value for clients worldwide through an unbeatable combination of expertise, imagination and collaboration.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 28, 2012