United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH Hamburg

Welcome to United Shipping Agency

United Shipping Agency was established in July 1971 in Hamburg, Germany. Since 2001 we are member of the H. Vogemann Group which offers full range of shipping services. Within the group our main activity is the agency business with over 40 years of tradition and experiences. Flexible and future orientated staff and modern IT – technology guarantee a 24/7 operation, in order to provide to our clients the best possible performance to their requirements.

Services: Agency

Port Agency – the core business of United Shipping Agency. Our team in the respective ports, is 24 hours – 365 days stand-by, in order to be your first point of contact for any kind of assistance. We are able to provide a full range of agency services, such as port agency, liner agency, husbandry, offshore support and dry docking assistance.

We provide a smooth and (cost) effective port call. Our dedicated and professional operators are fully familiar with commodities like liquid cargo, coal, oilseeds and all kinds of other agricultural products. We are pleased to count major importers and exporters of these products as our regular principals.

Handling of Offshore- and / or Navy Projects is also one part of our agency business.

  • Charterers and husbandry services
  • Pilot & tug matters, incl. towage contracts
  • Port authority matters
  • Coordination & assistance ref. bunkering
  • Handling of spare parts, ship stores and provisions
  • Site Management
  • Dry-docking / Repair attendance
  • Crew changes (Visa formalities, transportation, medical service)
  • Customs clearance and immigration formalities
  • Waste disposal
  • Wreck removal liability certificates

We are specialized with:

  • Liner Agency Service
  • Dry bulk (Grains and Oilseeds) Agency Service
  • Owners Protective Agency Service
  • Cruise Agency Services
  • Marine / Navy Agency Services

Services: Spare Parts

United Shipping Agency is acting as distributor for a wide range of all kind of ships spares. With outstanding connections to German Manufacturers, we are able to provide a full range of ships spares with competitive prices.

On request we offer delivery including customs clearance to all destinations worldwide.
For further info, please contact our Hamburg office.


Hamburg (Head Office)

The following German ports will be operated by our Hamburg office:
Hamburg, Stade, Brunsbüttel, Kiel / Kiel Canal, Lübeck / Travemünde and Wismar
United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH
Jaffestrasse 12 / Dock II
21109 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 40 / 88 36 48 50 (24/7 hrs)
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Management / Geschäftsführung:
Christopher Tessmann & Steven Arnold
EORI NR.: DE2592991
VAT NR.: DE 214 245 790
HR Nr.: HRB 80152
Port Agency / Klarierung
Steven Arnold
Christopher Tessmann
Lennart Hitz
Customer Service / Car Carrier Division
Marion Haaks

Bremerhaven (Branch Office)

The following German ports will be operated by our branch office Bremerhaven:
Bremerhaven, Brake, Nordenham, Bremen, Cuxhaven, Wilhelmshaven and Emden
United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH
Senator-Borttscheller-Strasse 1b
(Gatehouse 3)
27568 Bremerhaven
Tel.: +49 (0) 471 / 483 39 04 (24/7 hrs)
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Klaus-Peter Rinke - Branch Office Manager
Uwe Martin - Operations Manager

Rostock (Branch Office)

The following German ports are operated by our branch office Rostock:
Rostock / Warnemünde
United Shipping Agency
Hagebuttenweg 12
18119 Rostock
Tel.: +49 (0) 381 / 548 69 85 (24/7 hrs)
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Catrin Schumann - General Manager

Netherlands port(s)

We have dedicated partners, who can provide full service of agency business at all Netherland port(s).


Please click for further information.
United Shipping Agency Vogemann – ports


Information provided according to Sec. 5 German Telemedia Act (TMG):

United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH
Jaffestrasse 12 / Dock II
21109 Hamburg / Germany

Represented by:
Managing Director: Christopher Tessmann & Steven Arnold

Telephone: +49 40 / 88 36 48 50
Email: backoffice@unitedshipping.de

Register entry:
Entry in the Handelsregister Hamburg.
Registering court: Amtsgericht Hamburg
Registration number: HRB 80152

VAT Id number according to Sec. 27 a German Value Added Tax Act:
DE 214 245 790

Responsible for contents acc. to Sec. 55, para. 2 German Federal Broadcasting Agreement (RstV):
United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH
Jaffestrasse 12 / Dock II
21109 Hamburg / Germany

Responsible board:
Handelskammer Hamburg
Authorisation granted by: Germany

Information concerning professional indemnity insurance:
Name and residence of insurer:
AXA Versicherungs AG
via Makler Flenker und Brennecke Versicherungsmakler GmbH
Große Bäckerstraße 9
20095 Hamburg

Scope of insurance: Germany

Dispute resolution
The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS): https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr.
Please find our email in the impressum/legal notice.

We do not take part in online dispute resolutions at consumer arbitration boards.

Liability for Contents
As service providers, we are liable for own contents of these websites according to Sec. 7, paragraph 1 German Telemedia Act (TMG). However, according to Sec. 8 to 10 German Telemedia Act (TMG), service providers are not obligated to permanently monitor submitted or stored information or to search for evidences that indicate illegal activities.

Legal obligations to removing information or to blocking the use of information remain unchallenged. In this case, liability is only possible at the time of knowledge about a specific violation of law. Illegal contents will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Liability for Links
Our offer includes links to external third party websites. We have no influence on the contents of those websites, therefore we cannot guarantee for those contents. Providers or administrators of linked websites are always responsible for their own contents.

The linked websites had been checked for possible violations of law at the time of the establishment of the link. Illegal contents were not detected at the time of the linking. A permanent monitoring of the contents of linked websites cannot be imposed without reasonable indications that there has been a violation of law. Illegal links will be removed immediately at the time we get knowledge of them.

Contents and compilations published on these websites by the providers are subject to German copyright laws. Reproduction, editing, distribution as well as the use of any kind outside the scope of the copyright law require a written permission of the author or originator. Downloads and copies of these websites are permitted for private use only.

The commercial use of our contents without permission of the originator is prohibited.

Copyright laws of third parties are respected as long as the contents on these websites do not originate from the provider. Contributions of third parties on this site are indicated as such. However, if you notice any violations of copyright law, please inform us. Such contents will be removed immediately.

We work exclusively in accordance with the general business conditions for shipbrokers and ship agents issued and recommended by ZVDS Zentralverband Deutscher Schiffsmakler e.V. which may be obtained by us.

The data on this website is carefully compiled. However, we do not guarantee and we cannot be held liable for the correctness and completeness of the content or any other kind of information belonging to this webpage. All rights reserved. Use only with prior written consent of United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH.

Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection


The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

United Shipping Agency Vogemann GmbH 
Jaffestraße 12 - Dock II
21109 Hamburg / Germany

Telephone: +49 40 / 88 36 48 50
Email: backoffice@unitedshipping.de

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

3. Data protection officer

Statutory data protection officer

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

Olaf Brüning, Partner Firma H. Vogemann Gruppe
Hallerstraße 40
20146 Hamburg

Telephone: +49 40 / 45 01 43 200
Email: olaf.bruening@vogemann.de

4. Data collection on our website


Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the func- tionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

5. Plugins and tools

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.