Basque Maritime Magazine 55_2020

FORUMNEWS 15 The SMM Fair (Hamburg, 2-5 February) postpo- ned to 2021. The Basque Maritime Forum will be present as an exhibitor with its own stand and coordinator of the Spanish maritime industry’s group pavilion, along with 33 companies, 10 of which are BMF members: Astilleros Balenciaga S.A., Bombas Azcue, S.A., Centricast SAU, Indus- trias Ferri S.A., Obeki Electric Machines SL, Oli- ver Design SL, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A., Sidenor Forgings & Castings SL, Vicinay Marine SL and Xubi Engranajes S.L., along with those multinationals represented by their parents com- panies or delegations. A large number of member companies also attend SMM as visitors. It is the world-leading trade fair for shipbuil- ding and marine technology. It attracts the sec- tor’s main stakeholders, including shipowners, shipyards, the ancillary industry and services. There were 2,249 exhibitors from 67 countries and 50,000 visitors from 125 countries at the last SMM. The Basque Maritime Forum, along with the Energy Cluster, is organising the Basque presen- ce at theWindEnergy fair to be held in Hamburg in December. There will be a good turnout of companies from both clusters at the group stand The Basque Maritime coordinates a 576m2 spa- ce to promote the maritime industry each year. During the fair, it actively works with meetings at the stand and a full diary during the months prior to the event. Special mention should be made of the scheduled B2B meetings between our companies and those in different countries, such as Finland, Denmark, etc. under the Wind Energy Basque Country brand. This action aims to showcase the capabilities of the offshore wind sector in the Basque Country. Member companies who are going to participate as exhibitors - Bilbao Port Authority - Industrias Ferri - Ingeteam Power Technology - Ormazabal - Sling Supply International - Vicinay Marine - Basque Maritime Forum THE FORUMTO BE AT AND COORDINATE THE GROUP PAVILION AT THE SMM 2021 FAIR IN HAMBURG WINDENERGY HAMBURG 2020