Challenges for the supply chains of the future

Questions about the supply chain of the future were the focus of the online event “Supply Chain Stability – Learning from the Crisis”, jointly hosted by the German Maritime Centre and the Maritime Cluster Northern Germany (MCN) on 1 June 2022. About 100 people...

German Maritime Centre announces competition

The German Maritime Centre is announcing the “Outstanding Academic Maritime Teaching” competition for the second time. Students can nominate lecturers and professors who deliver particularly good academic maritime teaching. With the competition, we want to promote...

Hydrogen-powered inland vessels

The change-over from conventional to renewable fuels is an urgent task for the maritime industry. The study presents a proposal for technical regulations and requirements for inland vessels powered by hydrogen (H2). In Europe, inland vessels are currently not allowed...

Hydrogen study for maritime industry presented

Today, the German Maritime Centre presented the study “The role of the maritime industry in establishing a German hydrogen economy”. The study, conducted by the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), estimates the demand for hydrogen and power-to-X (PtX)...

Due-date or offsetting model?

In spring 2021, the German Maritime Centre commissioned a study to provide expert analysis of the introduction of the due-date model for the levying of import VAT, which has been in force since December 2020. Under the due-date model, import VAT no longer has to be...