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.

Prodware Deutschland AG

Notkestraße 7
22607 Hamburg

Since 1992 the Prodware Deutschland AG offers specific software solutions considering the requirements of the shipping industry. The "Prodware Maritime" solutions are combining the standard business functions of Microsoft Dynamics NAV with sector-specific enhancements. Ship owner, ship manager, ship supplier and shipping agents benefit from custom-tailored solutions to manage their business processes and integrated operative software solutions.

Main Objectives

  • ERP Navision / Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Maritime Finance Management and Reporting (HGB / IFRS)
  • Time Charter Management
  • Digital document registration process (OCR)
  • Interfaces to affreightment, purchase, treasury, logistic and crewing systems


ERP, CRM, ECM and BI solutions

Usage and license models

On-premise (serverbased software) or Cloud Computing / Software as a Service


Experienced employees from project management to consulting and software development in the maritime industry. Since 1992 we deliver solutions to many well-known shipowner/shipmanager, ship supplier, shipping agents and logistics provider.

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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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