Maritime Industry

Maritime Industrie MV

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.

Innovation as a Stimulus for Growth

Hafen Rostock

The region’s seaports and the logistics industry thus implicated set in motion important stimuli for growth. 13 ports offer modern, logistical services.

Economic Sector of the Future: Offshore Technologies

Besides shipbuilding, shipping and the maritime industry, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern also offers diverse expertise within the area of maritime technology. As the economic sector of the future, offshore technologies apply to: The closely interlocking sectors of research and manufacturing are essential mainsprings for successful development. Furthermore, companies which manufacture floating systems for drilling, production, storage and loading will be certified with dynamic growth perspectives. The structure and capability of research and education are absolutely vital, since the transfer of knowledge between industry and research significantly promotes competition between maritime companies.

Giants from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Genting Hong Kong forms MV WERFTEN to focus on new shipbuilding

MV WERFTEN is preparing to launch the biggest recruiting campaign ever in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: The shipyard group will hire 250 new employees in the fields of design, planning, purchase and project management within the next six months. Until 2021, the number of staff will be doubled from 1,500 today to more than 3,000. In addition, the shipyard is looking also for interested suppliers.

MV Werften
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