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.

Gebr. Potthast Kunststoffspritzguss GmbH & Co. KG

Teichkoppel 38
24229 Dänischenhagen

Every day our customers, supplier and stakeholder are the engine for our progress and innovation. Based on our professional skills and diligent flair we are developing intelligent solutions for tool design & construction, plastic injection Stamping, pressing and assembly.
We deliver highest quality no matter if big or small - sometimes even in microscopic structures, individually colored or overmoulding parts, from PP to Hi-tech plastic to PEEK, from screw socket to handle.

We have customers from the following sections:

Main Objectives

  •  Marine & Nautical engineering, Controls & Hydraulics, High voltage engineering
  •  Printing & Illumination, Lighting, Pyrotechnics
  •  Medical engineering, Aerospace, Manufacturing
  •  Offshore life savings appliances, Communication devices, Security technology, Traffic-control systems


We bring your ideas to life. We help you execute your project based on 2D-drawing, 3D-animation (CAD/CAM data), samples or just an individual idea with certain frame conditions: We support the construction of your components.


Based on your specifications we provide you a quote. Following your order placement, we conduct the entire construction of the required tools utilizig CAD/CAM.

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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

Hansestadt Bremen Hansestadt Hamburg Mecklenburg Vorpommern Niedersachsen Schleswig Holstein