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.

Think Digital – with Herberg Systems! We love to develop software that frees companies from the pressure to offer more for less. Thus, we offer Freiraum for development, growth and long-lasting success and of course life itself. With our innovative Cloud-Software and system integration are we the leading provider in shipping since 1998.

Main Objectives

  • customer-oriented support
  • projecting and development
  • individual solutions
  • Saving of time
  • automatic data analysis

Innovation Workshop

You are still looking for an idea which will get you a step further? An idea, which makes everything simpler, will also make you competitive in the future or an idea which will raise your total revenues? Then send your spirit for innovations to an expedition with our three-hour-long Innovation -Workshop and find new concrete ideas for your company!


You already have a concrete idea for a software solution and want to go a step further? Then talk to us! With years of experience in agile software development, we will support you in visualizing a digital sketch (mockup) or a prototype. Thus, you get to know every inch of your idea without high costs and reach an important conclusion about what will come next.

Agile software development

Do you want to realize your idea? Integrating it appealingly as an app or via API in other systems? With our highly qualified team of developers and a lot of passion, we will realize your software project based on your ideas. Fast, agile and cutting-edge. We will work with small steps so you will always have a completed result.

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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