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.

Kongsberg Maritime Contros GmbH

Bld. 2
Wischhofstr. 1-3
24148 Kiel

The Kiel based Kongsberg Maritime Contros GmbH develops, produces and markets in-situ underwater sensor systems to detect hydrocarbons, CO2, DO, Total Alkalinity, pH and fully integrated systems down to full ocean depth to gather the most efficient and reliable data in any condition and in combination with data logging and software solutions.
Our products are used for scientific campaigns in the field of climate studies, methane hydrate research, long term investigations and leak detection.

Main Objectives

  • Underwater sensors
  • Underwater battery solutions
  • Oil & Gas Leakdetection and  Environmental monitoring
  • System solutions
  • pH und Total Alkalinity   

GL Systems Certification

GL ISO 9001:2008 certified since 2013.

Research and industry

Our products are used worldwide since 2006 for scientific research and industry.


Our development team constantly develops new technologies and products.

International activities

Worldwide network via sales partner und projects.

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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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