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The BfG works embedded within a transboundary network of customers and partners. It pools its specific expertise and competence necessary for handling national and international projects following the principles of sustainable development.

Barge on an inland waterway lined with treesClose co-operation with the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) and the Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV) for waterways as an environment-friendly mode of transport

In future one can expect even closer ties between the competent institutions. Modern communication technology advances this process.

Figure symbolizes national and international networkingNational and international networking leads to mature and multidisciplinary solutions.

Together with the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), the Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV) and an array of other customers and partners from the fields of politics, administration, economy and science, the BfG develops and implements management concepts for the Federal waterways. Its services are based on scientific substantiation and aim at practical orientation and sustainability as a principle.

The aim of the BfG is the cooperative development of cross-border uses of waterways shared by several countries. For this reason it participates in a wide range of international commissions and cooperations.

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