Jens Aurel Scharner

Managing Director, Rostock Port

Jens A. Scharner has been working in the maritime industry for more than 20 years. At various European shipping companies, his main focus was on finance and accounting, as well as the strategic and operational adaptation of current market developments to business processes.

He has been Managing Director of ROSTOCK PORT GmbH since 2015 and is responsible for the areas of Finance, Legal & Human Resources, Information Technology and Cruise Operations. The current focus of work is the transformation of the port from fossil to renewable energy sources.

As presidium member of the Central Association of German Seaport Companies, Mr. Scharner is responsible for transport policy issues at the Baltic Sea ports, Mecklenburg-Western Pomeranian ports/port policy, ferry traffic and cruises.

11:00 - 11:40 AM

Day 1 Conference

Panel 1 - Blue Economy

Venue: City Council Hall


The ocean connects, sustains and supports us all. In this panel current trends and projects in the blue economy focusing on off-shore, ports and ocean technology in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and New Jersey, USA, will be presented, with an invitation to intensify business cooperation between both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.