Socius Meets Events


Europort – exhibition for maritime technology

Maximising vessel performance

7 – 10 November 2017
Rotterdam Ahoy

Europort exhibition, organised in the world port city of Rotterdam, is the international maritime meeting place for innovative technology and complex shipbuilding. Europort has a strong focus on special purpose ships including offshore vessels, dredging vessels, construction vessels, naval vessels, work boats, inland vessels, fishery vessels and super yachts. With 27,000 professional visitors and 1,100 exhibiting companies Europort belongs to the world’s leading maritime meeting places.

Danish Maritime Fair 2018

2 – 4 May 2018
Train Workshop, Copenhagen

Danish Maritime Fair has been created around the need to bring together the Danish maritime cluster, to unify it in a strong handshake with the world. DMF is part of the “Danish Maritime Days” – a concept, which integrates under the same umbrella a multitude of activities dedicated to the maritime cluster, including the top-level conference, Danish Maritime Forum, with executives attending from all over the world. The Danish Maritime Fair is organized by Maritime Danmark – Denmark´s leading Maritime media group.

Posidonia Exhibition 2018

4 – 8 June 2018
Metropolitan Expo, Athens

Posidonia, the international shipping exhibition, has long been established as one of the major calendar events of the shipping industry. Posidonia not only serves as a bridge linking the international shipping industry with the Greek ship-owners, who operate the largest fleet globally of over 4,000 vessels, the largest under the control of any national group, but also serves as the platform that brings international ship-owners in touch with the latest developments in the shipping industry and offers them direct access to the entire range of shipping products and services available on the international shipping market.

Marine Maintenance World Expo and Conference 2018

The exhibition and conference for boat and ship maintenance and repair technologies and services

27 – 29 June 2018
Hall 12, Amsterdam RAI

Marine Maintenance World Expo and Conference is the world’s only international event dedicated to discussing the very latest and next-generation technologies, tools, and techniques for improving fleet operations, ship maintenance, and repairs to marine vessels and onboard systems.
This event shows the latest technologies and service providers in the exhibition and the conference will discuss and debate everything from the latest remote ship diagnostics and condition monitoring technology, in-site repairs, planned maintenance, to dry dock planning and ship repair and the latest technology for ship repair yards.

SMM 2018

The leading international maritime trade fair

4 – 7 September 2018
Hamburg Messe

Based in Hamburg SMM is the leading international forum of the maritime industry. It is held once in two years and is considered a must-visit event by trade professionals. From the 4th to the 7th of September 2018, Hamburg Messe will open its doors to receive some 2200 exhibitors and over 47,000 visitors participating in SMM 2018.

Being the largest and most renowned maritime trade fair, SMM is a source of unique possibilities for the professionals in attendance. Smart Shipping and Industry 4.0 will take centre stage, and anyone who is interested in the future of the maritime industry is already looking forward to the gathering of key players from the various sectors. These include meeting all major players, gaining brand exposure and experiencing the latest trends, technology and innovations the sector has to offer. The entire industry will be represented at SMM Hamburg 2018.

Seatrade Maritime Middle East


29 – 31 October 2018
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is widely regarded as one of the most important maritime events to be seen at and attend. Positioning itself as the maritime meeting place for international and regional ship owners and operators, ports, financiers and other maritime professionals.

The next edition, held as part of UAE Maritime Week 2018,  will again encourage maritime professionals to network, do business, strengthen and nurture new relationships, whilst hearing about industry topics within relevant and comprehensive conference sessions.

Iranimex 2018

29 – 31 October 2018
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE

Iranimex has been successfully organized 19 prior editions. An established local brand that brings in visitors from all walks of the maritime & offshore life and government. The last edition saw visits of Iran’s minister of transport and the naval commander as well as numerous ship owners, ship yards and high level employees of the Iranian oil and gas sector. The exhibition is supported by a multitude of important associations and organization including the Iranian Association of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and the Kish Investment and Development Co.

Europort is the official and exclusive international partner of IRANIMEX. Based on combining the blueprint of IRANIMEX and the international expertise the brand Europort provides, from 2016 onward the exhibition is branded as IRANIMEX, powered by Europort.

Sea Asia 2019.

Maritime and Offshore Event

20 – 22 April 2019
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Sea Asia has welcomed close to 15,000 international participants from 80 countries and 440 exhibitors in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Reinforcing its role as Asia’s anchor maritime and offshore event, the strong international nature of the show was reflected in 13 national pavilions. Ship owners, ship managers, crew managers and high-level employees from navigation, maritime IT and maintenance sector have participated at 7th edition of Sea Asia. At Sea Asia Global Forum, ship owners and cargo interests gathered to discuss key issues faced by the industry, with a focus in the digitalisation and uptake of technology for the shipping sector. Sea Asia 2019 was organised by UBM (Seatrade) and the Singapore Maritime Foundation, held in conjunction with the Singapore Maritime Week.

Nor-Shipping 2019.

04 - 07 June 2019
Lillestrøm - Oslo, Norway

Nor-Shipping 2019 was the most successful ever, with almost 50,000 people participated, welcoming exhibitors from 47 countries and visitors from over 85 nations. In total 30,200 unique visitors came through the doors at Nor-Shipping’s 22,500 sq. m exhibition space at Lillestrøm, interacting with 846 exhibiting companies. A total number of 300 high-level speakers participated across more than 220 conferences and events, delivering valuable takeaways on subjects as varied as cyber security, collaboration, decarbonization, green financing, alternative fuels, renewables, digitalization, gender equality and evolving ocean regulations, amongst other key issues. Nor-Shipping is the platform for sustainable ocean development, helping leading maritime players plot profitable courses into the future.

Europort 2019.

Premier exhibition for special purpose vessels

05 - 08 November 2019
Rotterdam Ahoy

Europort, organised in the world port city of Rotterdam, is the premier exhibition for special purpose vessels. It is the business hub for the maritime sector, as the event focuses on specialised ships and the smart solutions which drive success. Over 26,000 visitors from 93 countries passed through the doors of Rotterdam Ahoy over the four days of the event, attracted by Europort’s specific focus on special ship markets, conference sessions, masterclasses and networking. The exhibition showcased products and services of over 1000 companies from all around the world. The overall mood was strongly upbeat with many shipping markets showing recovery.

Contact details

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Marin Sobin

Member of the Board
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Damir Šikić

Managing Director
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