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.

Volvo Penta Central Europe GmbH

Am Kiel-Kanal 1
24106 Kiel

Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications.
All our efforts strive to give our customers the right product, with the right qualities. We work with a deep commitment to quality, safety and environmental care.Being a specialist company within such a strong organisation as the Volvo Group gives us clear advantages.
We have the flexibility of a small organisation to be a pioneer of constantly new developments

Main Objectives

  • Complete drive systems
  • Classified marine gensets
  • Support of installation and construction
  • Global Service and Aftermarket
  • Certified installation

We deliver

complete drive solutions for your fleet.

Our drive systems

starts from the propeller, engines and ends up at the steering and instruments on the brigde.

Our IPS drive system

has many special functions. The Joystick steering is unmatched on the marine market.

Our marine Gensets

are classified by a lot of societies. (LR,BV,GL/DNV,RMS,etc.)

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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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