Tradition and Progress
Maritime Technology and Modern Seaports
Maritime economy, with its international orientation, is the economic backbone of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It represents a vital element of the economy, as approximately 5% of the region’s working population are employed within this sector. With a revenue of EUR 4.57 billion (2011), it is one of the principal economic sectors in the region. Offshore industry and specialist shipbuilding are the driving forces of the maritime industry in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.