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.

ChartWorld is a leading provider of digital charts and data for professional navigation. The portfolio comprises official ENCs from various providers. Plus, there are digital products, e.g. nautical publications or Internet updates of paper charts. Conventional distribution channels have been replaced by advanced online services.
In 2012 ChartWorld has launched ECDIS As A Service, an unsurpassed concept to simplify changing from paper to digital charts. Offices: Hamburg, Singapore and Limassol.

Main Objectives

  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • Digital Charts
  • Digital Publications
  • Software solutions for navigation


Since 2002 global leader in providing digital data solutions for professional maritime applications.


„ECDIS as a Service“ – solution for shipping companies changing to ECDIS and paperless navigation.

Authorized value added reseller

 UKHO, Primar and IC-ENC.

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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

Hansestadt Bremen Hansestadt Hamburg Mecklenburg Vorpommern Niedersachsen Schleswig Holstein