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Your logistics partner!


Welcome to MSG!

We are one of the big players in Europe’s inland waterway logistics. With a well positioned fleet, MSG is a reliable enabler for modern logistics needs. With affiliated companies in forwarding, port handling as well as its own shipyard and Europe’s most modern bunkering and service station, MSG offers a broad service portfolio and also positions itself as an attractive employer – both on water and on land. As a cooperative company, we have been a reliable and sustainable business partner for more than 100 years.


MSG at a glance

We move goods. In bulk. Every day. All over Europe. We are happy to publish a few key figures here: whether it’s cargo volumes, average transport distances, fleet capacity or kilometre performance. Logistics from professionals for professionals.

Cargo quantity in tons

Average transport distance in km

Fleet capacity in tons

km performance


Our services


At MSG we provide you with modern waterborn logistics. MSG is one of the markert leaders and operates 60 vessels. Our fleet creates links for your cargoes on all important European inland waterways.



Our well established shipyard and repair shop is situated in Dorfprozelten at Main-kilometre 140.6. Since the 1980s we have gained a large expertise and are renowned for our technical know-how in vessel motors and all further electrical issues for which we proudly offer solutions.


Bunker Station

In Würzburg you will find our bunker station and service at Main-kilometer 247. Apart from classical bunker services we offer all kinds of general cargoes for the daily needs of a ship´s crew. Our bunker ship even helps you to avoid an interruption of your voyage.



Customer testimonials

Maximilian Böttcher

Logistics Procurement & Execution

K+S Minerals and Agriculture GmbH

“The K+S Group is proud to have the partner MSG eG in its portfolio for years, because MSG eG leaves nothing to be desired in terms of service as well as price and proactively identifies problems so that the goods arrive safely from the port of loading to the respective port of destination.”

Philip Behrens

Key Account Manager

Brüning Group

“Partnership and solution-oriented cooperation, fast communication, everything at eye level”.

René Matscheko

Managing Director

voestalpine Rohstoffbeschaffungs GmbH

“Functioning supply chains for raw materials are of fundamental importance for our production sites. Despite difficult conditions on the inland waterways, MSG has been doing its best for many years to ensure the necessary transport services for voestalpine and therefore also for our customers.”

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Corporation News

25 years at MSG!

25 years at MSG!

A shipping expert is celebrating his 25th anniversary at MSG. Gertjan de Jong learned his trade at Haniel Schifffahrt and has been Managing Director of MSG Rotterdam B.V., in Zwijndrecht near...

That’s a real joy!

That’s a real joy!

Ann-Sophie Seus has completed her training as an "office management assistant" with honours and a state award! She has been working at MSG since 2021, proving herself time and again as an...

Safety training! Register now!

Safety training! Register now!

This year, MSG is offering "Safety training for new entrants to inland navigation" for the first time. In addition to the medical examination, this is a prerequisite for obtaining a skipper's...