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.

Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Arbeit, Verkehr und Digitalisierung

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 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

Hansestadt Bremen Hansestadt Hamburg Mecklenburg Vorpommern Niedersachsen Schleswig Holstein