Terms & Conditions

Terms of Carriage

We operate exclusively in accordance with the latest version of the Allgemeinen Deutschen Spediteurbedingungen – ADSp – (German Freight Forwarders’ General Terms and Conditions). These limit in clause 23 ADSp the legal liability for damage to goods in case of damage to goods whilst in the care of a forwarder to € 5/kg, in accordance with Art. 431 of the German Com-mercial Code (HGB), in case of multimodal transports including sea transport to 2 SDR/kg. In addition the liability is limited to € 1 Million per damage respectively to € 2 Million per event or 2 SDR/kg whichever is the greater. The parties agree subsidiary, that (1) clause 27 ADSp does neither extend the liability nor the responsibility of the forwarder for agents, servants, employees or crewmembers beyond legal regulations as Art. 507 HGB, Art. 25 MC, Art. 36 CIM, Art. 20, 21 CMNI for the benefit of the principal, (2) the freight forwarder as a sea carrier is only liable for fault of his own part in case of risks provided in Art. 512 paragraph 2 no. 1 HGB such as default in navigation of the ship or fire on board and the freight forwarder as a carrier defined in CMNI is relieved of liability in compliance with the requirements provided in Art. 25 paragraph 2 CMNI such as default in naviga-tion of the ship, fire on board or defects of vessel.

For the provision of the relevant logistics services the Logistics Terms & Conditions (for a copy click here (only available and applicable in German), in their latest version, are applicable.

All transfer orders are also subject to our Conditions of Carriage (January 2007 edition), which are also only available and applicable in German. If you have questions regarding any of these, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Transport insurance is in effect with Marsh GmbH, Cremon 3, D-20457 Hamburg, Germany.

District court: Reinbek HRB 3145
Place of jurisdiction: Hamburg, Germany
CEO: Dieter Christiansen
VAT number: DE 118542003, Tax number: 30 293 25 893