A Network of more than 350 Members

Renowed Northern German companies cooperate across state boundaries and benefit from the cross-industry network.

Maritime Cluster Northern Germany

The platform of the maritime industry in Northern Germany.

Maritime Expertise in the MCN Specialist Groups

Intensive exchange between the economy and science across different industries.

Maritime Cluster Northern Germany: the network for the maritime industry

Five Northern German countries – one maritime cluster! The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) promotes and develops cooperation in the Northern German maritime industry. MCN creates dialogue platforms for stakeholders, so they can interact with each other, and it promotes interfaces with other industries.

Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Gesundheit Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Johannes-Stelling-Straße 14
19053 Schwerin

The Ministry of economics, labour and health Mecklenburg-Vorpommern organises the framework and support for investors in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Its task covers economical aspects, technology-, labour-, structural-, healthpolicies as well as handcraft and tourism. The maritime industry is historical and still today the heart of heavy industry in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. To enhance this important industry the Ministry of economics, labour and health is member of the MCN.

Main Objectives

  • Economic support
  • Technology and information support
  • Lsbour market and structure policy
  • Health policy
  • Tourism

Shipyard- and Boat Industry

In the shipyard- and boatindustry in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern about 5.000 employees are engaged in almost 160 companies

Maritime Service Enterprises

In addition, numerous qualified subcontractors, component suppliers and service enterprises develop innovative solutions for "state of the art" ships, all kinds of maritime equipment in specific areas as environment-, safety-, offshore- and deepseatechnology.

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Cross-state network of the maritime industry

The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany promotes and consolidates collaboration in the industry. We combine forces across federal state boundaries. We promote cooperation across various industries.

A maritime network

More than 350 companies and institutions in the maritime industry are already MCN members. The members.

Input and exchange on topics that concern you

Benefit from valuable information and professional exchange in our interdisciplinary specialist groups.

Maritime calendar

Whether specialist congresses, workshops or participation in trade fairs - our event programme is comprehensive and versatile.

Become a member

We advise our members on project ideas, funding programmes and help them find the right project partners. More information on membership.

Serving Northern Germany and the maritime industry

We have regional offices in Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein. Contact us.

Our newsletter

News, projects and events from the maritime industry and MCN with our newsletter (in German).

Transnationally Cooperations

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