In the sixth issue of Maritime by Holland Magazine the SMM 2014 exhibition takes central stage. The maritime sector will gather in Hamburg to inform en be informed with the latest trends, products and innovations. Next to the SMM special in this issue, about 100 company present themselves with a company profile to the interested reader. Jan de Looff, managing director of Briese Shipping shares his views in ‘The vision of…’ series and in ‘Thinking green’ DNV GL explain the company’s motto ‘To safeguard life, property, and the environment’. Joint logistic support vessel Karel Doorman and seismic-research vessel 7-Oceans feature in this edition’s ship descriptions.