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.
The Briese Group combines the chartering networks of BBC Chartering, the global market leader for the carriage of heavy-lift and project cargoes, and Briese Chartering, a leading provider of European short sea shipping services, with the technical management of the world’s largest multipurpose fleet. Additional activities include the financing of ships, the realization of innovative newbuilding programs, the sale and purchase of vessels and the technical management of research vessels.
- Global carriage of break bulk, heavy lift and project cargoes
- Ship management of multipurpose and research vessels
- Ship financing, ship newbuilding, Sale & Purchase of vessels
- Other strategic investments
We offer customers the premier commercialization of their multipurpose and heavy lift tonnage.
We ensure highest technical uptime and capture value for any group managed vessel.
We develop game changing new-building programs for multipurpose vessels.
We operate a sustainable businesses model to create and capture value for customers and investors.
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.
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.
News, projects and events from the maritime industry and MCN with our newsletter (in German).