Issues and Projects
In the overview, you will find the issues and projects we are dealing with. They pertain to various areas of the maritime sector. We have listed them individually and clustered them according to the key topic.
From fossil fuels to regenerative energy. An initial overview of the fuels and energy sources available for shipping.
German Maritime Centre announces competition
In the summer of 2020, the German Maritime Centre commissioned a study to develop “Guidelines for the Harmonised Regulation of Alternative Fuel Bunkering in German Seaports”. The document contains proposals for the safe and efficient bunkering ...
Paper on a survey of the basis for strategic coordination regarding international knowledge and technology transfer
New study looks at the European Standard laying down Technical Regulations for Inland Navigation Vessels (ES-TRIN) and develops proposals for broadening the regulation to cover vessels with fuels with a flashpoint of
To ensure that the maritime industry will continue to employ well-qualified, committed people in the future, we support the industry in the battle for bright minds and young talent.
What role will alternative fuels play in shipping?
Study on financing instruments in the maritime industry completed
Communication via social media is a kind of social interaction whose success depends on authenticity and approachability. We want to bring together maritime stakeholders and support them in the targeted use of social media.
October 2021: German Maritime Centre publishes results of its hydrogen study for the maritime industry
The German Maritime Centre has commissioned a study to evaluate the due-date model introduced on 1 December 2020 for the levying of import VAT.
Within the European Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, the sub-sectors of the maritime industry acquired funding for a wide range of projects throughout Germany in the years 2014–2020.
The German Maritime Centre is a member of Waterborne, an industry-focused technology platform whose mission is to establish a continuous dialogue between all maritime stakeholders and the EU institutions, including the member states.
Guidelines for the harmonised regulation of alternative fuels bunkering in German seaports published (February 2021)
Market and potential analysis study commissioned
Study to develop proposals to incentivise a sustainable modernisation of coaster and inland waterway vessels.
Study providing an overview of the development and application of adhesive bonding in shipbuilding completed
Science meets business was the motto of the second Maritime Research Forum in November 2019, which took place in cooperation with Helmut Schmidt University under the title: “Future Fuels, Energy and Propulsion Systems”
An efficient and available infrastructure is the backbone of the maritime economy. Water law plays a key role in all projects to expand maritime infrastructure. But uncertainties exist in its application, both for businesses and for the authorities.