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.

MC Containers / Mattson Containers GmbH

Ruhrstraße 11A
22761 Hamburg

MC Containers is a Finnish privately held family company. We are one of the biggest companies in Finland for selling and renting sea- and special containers. The company was established in 2004 and we offer container services worldwide. At the moment we have 52 depots around the world and in 2015 we launched our new German office under the name Mattson Containers GmbH to serve our international clients and partners.


MC Containers – wherever you are

Main Objectives

  • Container Trading (rental/sales/leasing)
  • International Transportation
  • Forwarding
  • Packing and Special Project Cargoes

High expertise with long experience


Standard and special containers


Worldwide Partner Network


Reference clients

- Voith Paper Onside Services
- Nordic Tank Oulu Oy
- Euromaster Finland

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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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