Jun 1, 2021 - Jun 4, 2021 
Norges Varemesse, Oslo, Norway
Messeveien 8, Lillestrom

Nor-Shipping in Lillestrom and Oslo has been gathering the international maritime community for over 50 years. Now the biennial trade fair is more successful and relevant than ever, and the latest installment proves it by receiving a record number of participants - 846 exhibitors and 30,200 visitors. Some of its main themes - digitalisation, cyber security, alternative fuels and gender equality in the sector - will undoubtedly remain in focus during the next edition. Sustainability and ocean regulations will also be among the most debated issues at Nor-Shipping 2021, which will run on 1 - 4 June. If its predecessor is an indication, the exhibition will occupy Norges Varemesse's entire floor area.

Have you saved the Nor-Shipping 2021 dates on your calendar? The maritime and ocean sectors will use these 4 days to forge new partnerships, discuss the future of the industry or find innovative solutions related to information systems, navigation equipment, ship repair and so on.

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When it comes to the ocean economy and potential, Nor-Shipping is the event presenting solutions to the global maritime industry. The trade fair is held once every 2 years in Norges Varemesse. It brings to Norway exhibiting companies from nearly 50 countries, thus demonstrating under one roof innovations and best practices from Europe, Asia, America, Africa and the Middle East.
Nor-Shipping 2021 will be staged between 1 and 4 June. It will cover approximately 22,500 sq m of exhibition area and will attract more than 30,000 visitors. Accompanied by a conference, round tables, technical seminars, competitions and other events, Nor-Shipping 2021 is on the agenda of the top maritime players.

Past editions

what makes this event special

What makes it special

Nor-Shipping reflects the changes in the shipping industry. As an exhibition, it is valued for its full overview of the latest maritime technological advancements. But it also gives professionals representing various business segments the platform they need to connect, share expertise and begin collaboration.
For the convenience of all participants, each of Norges Varemesse's halls, occupied by Nor-Shipping, is dedicated to a specific theme. The current 6 themes are: Blue economy and tomorrow's business solutions today, IT & navigation, Safety & rescue, Shipbuilding & repair, Maritime services & logistics and Propulsion & machinery.

what's new in this event edition

What is new for Nor-Shipping 2021

With Nor-Shipping 2021 focusing on sustainable ocean development, the recently introduced initiative Ocean Now will be among the highlights at the trade fair. It revolves around startups and innovative technology creating new possibilities. Another special event, Young@Nor-Shipping explores the perspectives in the maritime industry.
In addition, Nor-Shipping 2021 will feature pavilions dedicated to products, services and know-how originating from certain nations and regions. American and Canadian, African, British, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Singaporean, Spanish and Turkish companies will be represented.

quick info

Organiser:Norges Varemesse
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:Nor-Shipping 2023
Sectors: Boats / Boat accessories / Shipbuilding / Port equipment / Offshore technology
Visitors:Tickets for Nor-Shipping 
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration 

important facts

  • 846 Nor-Shipping exhibitors from 47 countries in 2019
  • 22,500 sq m of exhibition area
  • 30,200 visitors
  • 300 expert speakers
  • 220 supporting events
trade fair location
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Norges Varemesse

Messeveien 8, Lillestrom, Oslo, Norway
Coordinates: 59.9503, 11.05348

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