Maritime Round Table at TAMSEN MARITIM

On Friday, August 26th 2011, the State Secretary of Parliament, Mr. Otto, visited TAMSEN MARITIM in Rostock.

On the occasion of an exceptional Maritime Committee meeting of the IHK Rostock, Mr. Otto agreed to the meeting in a circle of 30 experts of shipyards, shipping companies, suppliers and researchers.

Current issues were the marine engineering / Short Sea Shipping, the general framework of the building of special purpose vessels and furthermore the logistics network of the maritime economy in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Particular attention was paid to the offshore wind industry.

As host, TAMSEN MARITIM upheld in particular the maritime competence for the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the field of naval vessel building and lightweight construction.

The meeting showed the industrial importance of the maritime econonomy for all of Germany.

A positive result of the circle is the invitation of the Rostock shipping companies to Berlin in conjunction with the special difficulties/challenges of the SO² limit value of 0,1 % until 2015 regarding the traffic connnection Rostock-Denmark.

picture source: Thomas Schwandt