The situation of the maritime industry is influenced by serious structural changes. It is the aim to control/rule/command the structural changes in an active way with target orientated innovative activities and positioning ourselves on the international markets.

Within the development of new innovative systems for the shipbuilding industry and the offshore market Neptun is focussing on effective utilization of human and material resources.

Furthermore the consideration of new technologies according to the requirements of the customer, is the demand of our research- and development projects.


Collaboration in national and international research projects.

The main focus of the federal ministry of education and research / Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) is the innovative initiative for regional companies with powerful partners in the field of shipyards, supplier, universities, and other scientific oriented institutions.


For the commitment to research and development Neptun Ship Design were awarded by German Stifterverband with the seal "Innovative through Research" in 2016.

Offshore Wind Solutions

OWS – Offshore Wind Solutions (2015-2018) – Development of innovative solutions for the construction and operation of offshore wind parks up to 60 m water depth and 100 km distance from shore. The alliance will establish as a powerful full service supplier for the construction of turnkey ready wind parks.


POLAR – Production, Operation and Living in Arctic Regions (2010 – 2013) - On the basis of the network competences and the accepted market position of the alliance partners in shipbuilding industry and offshore-market have been system solutions for arctic regions developed with new performance parameters which had not been available at the market before.


FSW Ship – Friction-stir-welded lightweight structures for superstructures (2010-2012) –Calculation and structural design of friction-stir-welded lightweight structures, development of lightweight single solutions, production oriented design of the structures / hybrid connections and elaboration of calculation model concepts for the construction of FSW – lightweight structures.


SideColl – Alternative Stiffing System against Side Collision and Ice Pressure. Dimensioning,construction and optimization of multi purpose cargo vessels with alternative stiffing systems with the proof of strength of the ship structure.

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