Our mission

Five federal states – one maritime cluster:

Shipbuilding, ship suppliers, marine engineering and ocean technology, shipping, offshore and more: the maritime economy has many facets – and enormous future potential. It is already a key industry in Northern Germany and will play a decisive role in determining its future economic development.

The Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) is the interface between the various players from the worlds of business, academia and politics. The association creates platforms for dialogue, promotes contacts to other relevant industries and networks, and supports its members in their efforts to develop ideas, services and products and to establish them in the marketplace.

Since 2011 the Maritime Cluster Northern Germany has been promoting networking among the various players in the maritime industry. In September 2014 the federal states of Lower Saxony, Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein have been joined by Bremen and Mecklenburg-West Pomerania to round off the alliance. Since January 2017 the MCN acts as an association.

MCN - one cluster for Northern Germany's maritime economy and academia that transcends sectorial and state boundaries.

Structure of the MCN