The German government is easing the burden on shipowners and investing in port infrastructure. Deep-sea mining is also to be promoted.
Always forward, sailors, with the maritime economy. Photo: dpa
And another agenda. This time it will be valid for ten years and define Germany’s economic use of the world’s oceans. The new "Maritime Agenda 2025" is the result of the two-day National Maritime Conference in Bremerhaven. It creates "the perspective for a decade for the maritime economy," enthuses Uwe Beckmeyer (SPD), Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Economics and Maritime Coordinator of the German government. The agenda is to be adopted by the federal cabinet at the beginning of next year.