"Webshop of WSV"

Federal Waterways and Shipping Agency (GDWS)

Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV)

Am Propsthof 51

53121 Bonn

Telefon: 0228/7090-4330

Fax: 0228/7090-9010



Responsible person: Dirk Schwardmann


You can reach our customer service for questions, complaints and claims by phone: 0228/7090-4330 and via e-mail



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Legal notice
All information of our internet offer has been carefully checked. We make every effort to ensure that the information provided is up-to-date, correct and complete. Nevertheless, the occurrence of errors cannot be completely ruled out. Therefore, a guarantee for the completeness, correctness and last topicality cannot be taken over.

The GDWS may change this website at any time without notice and / or discontinue its operation. The GDWS is not obliged to update the contents of this website.


Laws and regulations are only valid and apply according to their most recent official version published in the relevant promulgation organ (in particular Bundesgesetzblatt und Bundesanzeiger). Any legal recommendations, information and advice are non-binding and do not constitute legal advice.

We would like to avoid technical faults as far as possible. Errors may occur due to the digitization of data. We cannot accept any liability for interruptions or other malfunctions caused by files that have not been created without errors or formats that have not been structured without errors. The same applies to damage caused by computer viruses when calling up or downloading data or when installing or using software.

When using different browsers for the World Wide Web and due to different software settings, there may be deviations in the presentation of the data. If necessary, the original material on which the information offered is based can be requested from the GDWS.


Access to and use of this website is at the user's own risk. The GDWS is not responsible for and disclaims any liability for any damages, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential and special damages, alleged to have be caused by or in connection with the access and/ or use of this website.

Our online offer contains links to websites of other providers. GDWS assumes no responsibility for the content of websites reached via links. The GDWS has carefully selected these links and checked the relevant contents when they were first linked. However, links are always dynamic references. The contents of the linked pages may therefore have been changed without the knowledge of the GDWS. A continuous check of the contents is neither intended nor possible. The GDWS assumes no responsibility for the content and availability of third-party websites that are reached via external links of this information offer. The GDWS expressly dissociates itself from all content that may be relevant under criminal or liability law or that may offend common decency. For damages resulting from the use or non-use of the websites of other providers, only the provider of the site referred to is liable.


The editors ask the users, if necessary, to draw attention to illegal or erroneous content of third parties to which a link is maintained in the internet presence. Likewise, a message is requested if own contents are not error-free, current or complete.


Bank details

Account holder: Bundeskasse Dienstort Kiel

Credit institution: Deutsche Bundesbank Filiale Hamburg


IBAN: DE18200000000020001066