ArcelorMittal showcases latest steel solutions for shipbuilding at SMM

ArcelorMittal will be present at SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, taking place from 9 to 12 September 2014 in Hamburg, Germany. As a leading supplier of steels for shipbuilding, ArcelorMittal introduces its wide range of steels both for the structure and the interiors, including strong steel grades suitable for demanding environments such as arctic and deep-sea vessels, as well as special markets such as oil and gas, nuclear or cryogenic.

ArcelorMittal provides products and a tailor-made approach to the specific needs of individual shipyards, which allows its customers to be more successful on their marketplace.

Based on its long and close relationship with most of the bigger shipbuilders in Europe, ArcelorMittal has developed a wide range of services to bring extra value to its customers, which includes a fully dedicated customer organization to assist customers throughout their projects around the globe, a comprehensive logistics support and extended R&D capabilities to help customers develop new solutions.

Beyond its strong logistics network in Europe, ArcelorMittal runs strategic production facilities to provide shipbuilding steels in all European countries.

A wide range of steels for shipbuilding

At SMM 2014, ArcelorMittal will introduce its products and solutions on stand 403 in Hall B7. Among others, this includes heavy plates and hot rolled sheets used in all structural parts of the vessel such as hulls and decks in all types of ships. Furthermore alloyed plates for specific applications such as oil and gas, nuclear, cryogenic transport will be showcased as well as innovative and aesthetic metallic and pre-painted flat steels for ship cabins and interiors.

On the ArcelorMittal stand, visitors will have the opportunity to feel and touch samples of steel for interiors such as xcelcolour®, xceldesign®, xcellook®, Aluzinc® Florelis, Estetic® Mat, and the new ranges Granite® Impression and Silky Mat.

Maritime certifications

ArcelorMittal’s shipbuilding grades are certified by most of the world leading accreditation bodies including:

• American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) – United States
• Bureau Veritas (BV) – France
• Det Norske Veritas (DNV) – Norway
• Germanischer Lloyd (GL) – Germany
• Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LRS) – United Kingdom
• Registro Italiano Navale (RINA) – Italy

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