In addition to its role as the voice of the Luxembourg maritime economy, the Cluster serves as a focal point for global maritime stakeholders looking to engage with more than 50 member companies specialized in maritime transportation, dredging, logistics, finance, law, insurance, consulting, maritime surveillance, safety & security and marine equipment.
→ Business events
→ European/International trade fairs
→ Partnership building
→ Public statements
→ Legal monitoring
→ Meeting with political authorities
→ Technological watch
→ Public awareness & Formation
→ Several working groups
→ B2B events
→ Organization of trade missions
→ Almost 400 companies are active in the maritime sector in Luxembourg.
→ The Luxembourg maritime sector currently employs close to 1,300 people (direct/indirect employees).
→ Focus on developing and promoting the blue economy in Luxembourg.
→ Luxembourg Maritime Administration is the single point of contact.
→ Quality management system certified by TUV Rheinland and audit as per ISO 9001:2015 requirements.
→ Luxembourg offers flexible and competitive conditions, while strictly adhering to the guidelines issued by the relevant international organizations.
→ Strong expertise in ship finance, law, consulting, training, ship management, accounting, ICT, telecommunications, and insurance.
→ Luxembourg tax law offers a variety of interesting incentives.
→ Luxembourg maritime companies take the lead in improving sustainability by using technologies such as Ultra-Low Emission vessels (ULEv).
→ Shifting focus towards MASS and USVs.
→ Home to highly advanced maritime surveillance satellite companies.
→ Excellent access to private financing as well as specific financial vehicles.
→ Home to one of the leading Center for Logistics.
→ Luxembourg has highly skilled workforce and attracts best talent from all over the world.
→ Outstanding language skills with fluency in three or more languages.
→ Simplified work permit process for qualified people from outside EU.
→ Flight connections to main European capitals, strong logistics sector and infrastructures (inland river port of Mertert, multimodal platform of Bettembourg, international airport at Findel), TIER4 datacenters.
→ Approachable public authorities and administration.
→ Vibrant ecosystem with numerous support measures.
→ Attractive corporate tax rate.
→ Transparent and streamlined admin procedures.
→ Access to decision-makers, stable regulatory framework, investor-friendly tax regime and political institutions, transparent legal system, economy open to the world (Ranked 1st by Doing Business for Trading across Borders), Euro-zone member, and high quality of life.
→ Most maritime companies and involved service providers are part of the Luxembourg Maritime Cluster, private-public coordination of promotional activities.
→ Robust and diversified economy.
→ AAA rated by all major credit agencies.
→ Highest GDP per capita.
Since its establishment in 2008, the Luxembourg Maritime Cluster has strengthened its network through strategic alliances.
↓ Below discover our members and partners ↓