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.

CPL Competence in Ports and Logistics Wenzel, Heine & Kollegen

Wenzel, Heine & Kollegen
Dierkower Damm 29
18146 Rostock

CPL Competence in Ports and Logistics is a consultancy firm which provides a vast expertise in the field of maritime logistics, ports and hinterland traffic. The German based firm has been established in 2011 by Dipl.-Ing. Heiko Wenzel and Dipl.-Kfm. Nils Heine. The team of CPL currently consists of eleven highly educated experts who are long term experienced in the field of transport and logistics along the entire supply chain from the shipper via port to the hinterland.

Main Objectives

  • Optimisation of supply chains
  • Planning of ports and terminals
  • Strategic business development
  • Advising of fundings
  • Project management


"Competence in Ports and Logistics" our name is our mission: we offer high expertise along the entire supply chain - intermodal!


From port to municipality: CPL advises private companies as well as public bodies.

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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.

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