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.

Hochschule Bremen

Neustadtswall 30
28199 Bremen

Maritime expertise has a tradition at Hochschule Bremen with its roots from the founding of "Bremen School of Navigation" in year 1799. The teaching activity in the school of marine engineering and shipbuilding commenced in 1895. Hochschule Bremen has a diversified maritime activities in education and research at present. Among others, the sustainable use of the sea as transport mode and resource is an important challenge for technology, business and society.

Main Objectives

  • Education
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Training
  • Science


Hochschule Bremen offers maritime-related study programs.


Hochschule Bremen emphasizes on application and technology-oriented researches, supplement and expansion of basic research through application and technology-related components in shipbuilding technology and protection of maritime environment and cooperation with maritime transport companies, among others.

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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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