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.

RLS-Rettungstechnologie GmbH

RLS-Rettungstechnologie GmbH
Rolandstr. 35
31137 Hildesheim

As an innovative team we develop and produce highly modern and effective sea equipment for shipwrecked persons for all types of larger and smaller ships as well as helicopters.
During long years of research and development we have gained wide experience in the design and production of specialised rescue equipment „rescue lifting systems (rls)“.
Every type of our RLS RescueStar Systems complies with the up to date demands in sea rescue.

Main Objectives

  • rescue equipment
  • development
  • design
  • technical advice
  • planning


These advanced technologies are called by high-ranking experts as "a landmark" in the development of the sea need rescue technology and now should be made to the general use and spreading accessible.


We are your contact for questions concerning the rescue of persons from the sea.

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We search distributor and prospective customer, shipping companies, shipyards, equipment trader and wholesalers who want to use the technical innovations with the slightest maintenance costs of our very modern and topical sea rescue systems of themselves and/or of her customers.

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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.

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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.

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