the leading international maritime trade fair, hamburg

Venue

MessegeländeHamburgGermany

Dates

September 2026Interval: every two yearsfounded in: 1963

Organiser

Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH Messeplatz 120357 HamburgGermanyFon: +49 40 3569-0Fax: +49 40 3569-2203info@hamburg-messe.dehttp://www.hamburg-messe.de
Project teamFon: +49 40 3569-2147+49 40 3569-2135+49 40 3569-2145Fax: +49 40 3569-2149info@smm-hamburg.comhttp://www.smm-hamburg.com

Supporter/sponsor

VSM Verband für Schiffbau und Meerestechnik e.V.VDMA Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.VSiH Verein der Schiffsingenieure zu Hamburg e.V.VDR Verband Deutscher ReederVDS Verband Deutscher Schiffausrüster e.V.

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures9/20169/20189/20221)
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)95.00093.80085.300
space (net)56.36956.53648.995
Special show space00613
Exhibitor stand space56.36956.53648.382
hall space54.94655.01547.666
domestic25.30024.56019.799
foreign29.64630.45527.867
open air1.4231.521716
domestic671815275
foreign752706441
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors2.2382.2491.912
domestic706720592
foreign1.5321.5291.320
other represented firms010
domestic000
foreign010
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)47.28645.60429.984
domestic25.960*20.97813.941
foreign21.326*24.62616.043
* = determined by a representative survey
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2022 from 68 countries
Argentina: 8; Australia: 1; Austria: 14; Bahamas: 1; Bahrain: 1; Bangladesh: 2; Belgium: 16; Brazil: 1; Bulgaria: 6; Canada: 30; Chile: 3; China, People's Republic: 25; Colombia: 1; Croatia: 7; Cyprus: 5; Czechia: 2; Denmark: 107; Egypt: 1; Equatorial Guinea: 1; Estonia: 18; Finland: 54; France: 44; Germany: 592; Gibraltar: 1; Greece: 33; Guatemala: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; Iceland: 1; India: 13; Indonesia: 1; Iran, Islamic Republic: 1; Israel: 2; Italy: 146; Jamaica: 1; Japan: 27; Korea, Republic: 53; Kuwait: 1; Latvia: 1; Lithuania: 3; Malta: 1; Mexico: 1; Namibia: 1; Netherlands: 134; Nigeria: 1; Norway: 88; Oman: 1; Panama: 3; Poland: 44; Portugal: 6; Qatar: 1; Romania: 1; Saudi Arabia: 1; Singapore: 19; Slovenia: 3; South Africa: 1; Spain: 58; Sri Lanka: 1; Sweden: 43; Switzerland: 18; Taiwan: 1; Thailand: 1; Tunisia: 1; Türkiye: 83; Ukraine: 3; United Arab Emirates: 7; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 106; United States of America: 57; Uruguay: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2022
Visitors total (number of entries)29.984Proportion of trade visitors96 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)46
of which
Nielsen 174
  • Bremen5
  • Hamburg32
  • Lower Saxony19
  • Schleswig-Holstein18
Nielsen 27
  • North Rhine-Westphalia7
Nielsen 3a3
  • Hesse2
  • Rhineland-Palatinate1
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b1
  • Baden-Württemberg1
Nielsen 42
  • Bavaria2
Nielsen 5+612
  • Berlin4
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania7
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 71
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • -21
  • Machine and plant construction10
  • -9
  • -8
  • Electrical engineering/electronics7
  • -5
  • -4
  • -3
  • -3
  • Research, development, science3
  • Navy, coast guard, police2
  • Media2
  • Training and further training2
  • -1
  • Bank, credit institute1
  • Public authority/Ministry1
  • -1
  • Architect/interior designer1
  • Other8
  • -6
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • 14
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.11
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office11
  • Department head, group head, team leader22
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker21
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee5
  • Other position7
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management27
  • Research and development, design/construction11
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control5
  • Buying/procurement6
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration2
  • Sales15
  • Marketing, advertising, PR3
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport3
  • Maintenance/repairs4
  • Other area5
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed2
  • 7
  • Safety and security1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km24
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km6
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km28
  • over 300 km42
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *54
of which
  • EU60
  • Other european countries20
  • Africa1
  • North America5
  • South and Central America2
  • Middle East3
  • South-, East-, Central Asia8
  • Australia/Oceania1

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Netherlands11
  • Denmark9
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland7
  • Italy6
  • Türkiye6

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 49
  • 5 - 98
  • 10 - 4921
  • 50 - 19917
  • 200 - 49910
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more20
  • Student6
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively29
  • collectively32
  • in an advisory capacity/organization18
  • no13
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event35
  • Earlier events36
  • First visit50
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.8

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorShipbuilding, Port Machinery, Offshore Engineering (industry 71), Safety, Disaster Control (industry 72)
Main product groupShip Building, Shipyard Industry, Ship's Equipments, Gears and Drives Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Ocean Engineering, Ports, Port technology, Load transfer systems, Shipping companies, Consulting, Services, Defense Technology, Offshore Technology, Environmental Engineering, Vessels, Shipping, Marine Engines, Sensors, Control and Surveillance Equipment, Information Systems
AccessTrade visitors and general public
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No