Here, you will find an overview of all the past and present issues and projects the team is working on.
More than 150 million euros in EU funding for maritime research and development in Germany
Within the framework of the European Horizon 2020 research framework programme, the sub-sectors of the maritime industry acquired funding for a wide range of projects throughout Germany in the years 2014–2020.
International field analysis on use cases for autonomous maritime systems
German Maritime Centre commissions study
Zero-emission waterborne transport – European technologies for zero-emission shipping
Development of a proposal for technical regulations on the use of hydrogen as a fuel in inland navigation
European funding programmes
Inform | Co-create | Coordinate
Evaluation of the procedure for levying import VAT
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.
Bunker guidance for alternative fuels in German seaports
Guidelines for the harmonised regulation of alternative fuels bunkering in German seaports published (February 2021)
Study on the role of the maritime industry in establishing a German hydrogen industry
The German Maritime Centre has commissioned a study to define the tasks for the maritime industry and public sector in establishing the hydrogen industry, from production to storage and transport to the consumer.
German Maritime Centre commissions a fuel analysis in shipping by ship segment
The study will provide an overview of the fuels and energy sources available for shipping (including the compatibility, availability, and emission potential by ship segment).
German Maritime Centre to develop Maritime Map and Digital EU Funding Compass
The German Maritime Centre has commissioned the development of a database including an interactive visualisation of a Maritime Map and a Maritime Funding Compass Europe.
Modernisation of coasters and inland waterway vessels
Study to develop proposals to incentivise a sustainable modernisation of coaster and inland waterway vessels.
Study on Financial Instruments in the Maritime Sector
The German Maritime Centre commissioned a study on financial instruments in the maritime sector in May 2020.
Regulatory and fiscal policy measures in Asia during the Coronavirus pandemic
We have been compiling reports on current developments in ports, ship building and shipping in Asia since April 2020
Offshore test centre marine technology
Market and potential analysis study commissioned
Adhesive technologies for shipbuilding
Study providing an overview of the development and application of adhesive bonding in shipbuilding completed
Expert report on water law
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.
Maritime Research Forum 2019 – Report
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”