In HANSA's special SMM podcast edition, Torgeir Sterri , Senior Vice President and Regional Manager West Europe at the Norwegian-German classification society DNV. talks exclusively about his expectations for the most important industry trade fair, taking place in Hamburg these days. For him, SMM is an important platform and face-to-face meetings are of enormous relevance. However, we should also utilize new technology and find the right balance, Sterri argues. The manager explains DNV’s key focus during the fair. And he also talks about the homework of policy makers and the industry in terms of decarbonisation, digitalisation and safety. In addition, Sterri elaborates on the question of future fuels and the need for cooperation along the entire value chain to find future-proof solutions.