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11th Maritime After Work Club (MAWC)

The Maritime Forum in the Capital (MHF) had invited to the British Embassy Berlin for the 11th Maritime After Work Club (MAWC) on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Under the auspices of the German Maritime Institute (DMI) and the NATO COE CSW (Center of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters), the topic “On the…

Vom 08.-10. Januar fand in Linstow in mecklenburg Vorpommern die 59. Historisch Taktische Tagung der Marine statt.

59th Historical-Tactical-Meeting (HiTaTa) of the German Navy. “Sea. War. Leadership. -Operative-strategic thinking in German Navies.”

From January 9 to 10, 2019, the 59th Historical-Tactical-Meeting of the German Navy took place in Linstow near Rostock with more than 500 participants. In his welcome address, Deputy Chief of the German Navy, Vice Admiral Rainer Brinkmann, outlined the cause and purpose of the topic “Sea. War. Leadership as the basis of operational strategic…


“Maritime Convention 2018” Challenges of maritime spaces in times of change

The 12th Maritime Convention attracted representatives from politics, business, science and the military to panels and lectures at the State Representation Schleswig-Holstein in Berlin with the topic “Challenges to maritime spaces in times of change”. The organizers, the “German Maritime Institute” together with “Griephan” have managed to gather 162 maritime experts on the challenging issues…


“SAIL OUT” on and at the Kiel Fjord

On the penultimate day of this year’s Kiel Week, about 350 visitors found their way to the Kiel naval base to attend the annual highlight of this event, “Departure of the tall ships called Windjammer Parade” The northern part of the outer pier (Scheermole) with a fantastic view of the Kiel Fjord was closed for…


On June 1, 2018, the members meeting of the German Maritime Institute (DMI) elected Rear Admiral Christian Bock as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Rear Admiral Karsten Schneider and the President of the DMI, Vice Admiral (retd.) Hans-Joachim Stricker welcomed 33 attending members to this year’s members meeting in Wilhelmshaven. This was followed by the honoring of the four members who died in 2017 and this year. In his (last) annual report, the chairman, Rear Admiral Karsten Schneider, looked…

3 v.l. Menzl, Reineke, Otto, Günther, Chatterjee

Discussion forum “Maritime Security- and Economic Policy” at Lake Constance.

The importance of maritime dependencies for Germany as a business location is an important factor for high-technology and export-dependent federal state “Baden-Wuerttemberg”. How can free, reliable maritime links be secured for global trade flows? What aspects of maritime security are to be found in the economic environment? What will the German Navy look like in the…