A Network of around 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: By members for members

Five Northern German countries – one maritime cluster! The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) promotes and develops cooperations in the Northern German maritime industry. It creates platforms so that stakeholders are able to interact with each other and it also promotes interfaces with other industries.

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Verkehr und Digitalisierung

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit und Verkehr
Friedrichswall 1
30159 Hannover

The Ministry for Economics, Labour and Transport in Niedersachsen provides optimum conditions for the labourmarket, transportinfrastructure and the business location Lower-Saxony. In this context the maritime economy, which plays a key role as well in the competitiveness of Germany as a business location, is of particular importance. One measure for strengthening this sector is, for example, the promotion of the Maritime Cluster Norddeutschland e. V ..

Main Objectives

  • Economic policy
  • Labor market policy
  • Infrastructure policy
  • Business promotion

Niedersachsen's seaports

supported as important hubs of foreign trade.

Offshore wind energy

as a keystone of the future energy supply.

About 120 shipping companies

with more than 1,000 merchant ships.

Niedersachsen is the No. 1 shipbuilding state in Germany

and has outstanding expertise in marine mining.

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Cross-state Network of the Maritime Industry

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

A Maritime Network

Around 350 companies and institutions in the maritime industry are already members of the MCN. The members.

Input and Exchange on Topics That Concern You

Receive 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 finding 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 the MCN with our newsletter (in German).

Transnationally Cooperations

Hansestadt Bremen Hansestadt Hamburg Mecklenburg Vorpommern Niedersachsen Schleswig Holstein