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.

WISKA Hoppmann GmbH

WISKA Hoppmann GmbH
Kisdorfer Weg 28
24568 Kaltenkirchen

WISKA manufactures electrical equipment, lighting products and CCTV camera surveillance for shipbuilding and diverse industries. Founded in Hamburg in 1919, the 3rd generation family company today employs 190 employees at its headquarters and production facilities in Kaltenkirchen.
Proximity to customers and on-site support are very important to us. A global network of sales partners and subsidiaries in China, the UK, India, Paraguay and Spain are now part of the WISKA family. Our employees are our main asset. Whether technician, engineer, craftsman or merchant, their technical know-how, initiative and innovative ideas are our recipe for success.

Main Objectives

  • Cable glands
  • Installation material
  • Reefer container sockets
  • Lighting
  • CCTV Camera Surveillance


Whether applications with special demands, individual customer requests or innovative products for maximum user-friendliness: WISKA can offer you a solution for nearly every requirement.

Quality – Made in Germany

Each and every process, from research and development to purchasing, production, sales and logistics, is controlled centrally by the WISKA headquarters in Kaltenkirchen.

International sales distribution

Our global network of subsidiaries, agents and own representatives ensures a worldwide and personal on-site customer service.

Manufacturing on-site

With our production plants next door in Kaltenkirchen, including optimized production and logistics processes, we are able to ensure high flexibility within our supply chain to meet also individual requirements best.

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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.

Become a Member

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.

Our Newsletter

News, projects and events from the maritime industry and the MCN with our newsletter (in German).

Transnationally Cooperations

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