SMM Trade Fair – Hamburg (Sep. 4th-7th, 2018)
More than 130 Chinese companies displaying products and services on the “SMM” – the leading international maritime trade fair in Hamburg.
The Chinese industry participates with electronic components, innovative materials, engineering services, shipyards and shipbuilding companies, to extend their market share in the maritime business.
New trends and public awareness of environmental issues in the maritime business accelerating innovations for combustion engines to reduce CO2 and harmful substances released in the environment. The trend to run cruise ships with gas supplied engines might influence the whole maritime fleet.
Overall, suppliers to this industries are adjusting their product line to fit for environmental regulations and alternative fuel systems. Security by design and systems to assist during the cruise are another development beneficial to the industry.
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Lindhorst & Yang