Hamburg Cruise Net e.V. - the management of Hamburgs cruise industry initiative - pools public and private resources in order to expand and exploit the existing potential of the cruise industry for Hamburg and the metropolitan region. It coordinates and harmonizes based on 8 action fields - such as network building - the interests and activities of the different stakeholders. Hamburg Cruise Net is a public private partnership which works in cooperation with the Department of Economics, Transport and Innovation (public part) and its 120 commercial members (private part). The association is among others responsible for encouraging the networking of all players in Hamburg with an interest in the cruise industry.