4 good reasons for joining HGK Shipping



The safety of our employees is a top priority for us! We offer the suitable equipment and regular initial and further training courses for your safety – so that you too return home safe and sound after every shift.


Promotion opportunities

We give you the opportunity of continuing to develop your career. From a cabin boy/girl to a skipper or from a clerk to the head of a department. You have the ability to organise your own career!



We do not just want to follow the latest trends, but be those who set new standards. As an employee at HGK Shipping, you can introduce your ideas and actively help shape the future of this sector.



Ranging from recycled working clothes to sustainable drive systems for our vessels: it is our mission to make inland waterway shipping even more eco-friendly and therefore more attractive.

Launch your career at HGK Shipping!

HGK Shipping is the leading inland waterway shipping company in Europe. Our corporate culture is dominated by entrepreneurial thinking and a readiness to make changes in order to maintain this position in future too. We focus on the safety of our employees, promoting talent, innovative ideas and implementing them as well as having a sustainable mindset.

We want to be the best in everything that we do. We are therefore always looking for talented, motivated and imaginative people, who want to press ahead with developments and strengthen our team – make sure that you too find your place at our company. We reward employees who demonstrate a willingness to perform and accept new challenges as an opportunity to develop personally and learn something in every situation.

We can offer you a wide range of opportunities. Together, we can plan your career with you and ensure that you become part of our team in the best possible way.

Training places available at HGK Shipping!

Are you about to launch your career and are looking for a varied, future-oriented and practical apprenticeship course? A training course that makes you fit for a qualified profession where you can take on responsibility? You are just the person we are looking for. We are committed to having qualified, young workers who have been trained within our company.