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.

Wärtsilä ELAC Nautik GmbH

Neufeldtstraße 10
24118 Kiel

L-3 ELAC Nautik is a leading company in underwater acoustics for marine and survey application as well as for navigation systems. We are a reliable partner to our naval and civil customers, today our equipment and systems are present on all seas.
Our product folio includes sonar systems and echo sounders as well as underwater communication systems. All products are developed, produced and sold at the Kiel factory in Germany.
Products by L-3 ELAC Nautik excel by their reliability, state-of-the art technique and highly precise data acquisition – since more than 80 years.


L-3 ELAC Nautik is a company at Kiel, Germany, with more than 80 years of experience in development and production of hydroacoustic systems.


Sonar Systems, Echo Sounder, Multibeam Echo Sounder Underwater Communication Systems, Doppler Log, Transducer and Hydrophones


Being a member of the Maritime Cluster means linking competencies and bundling of know-how, which is essential for the sustainable development of innovations.

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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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