Waterways and Shipping Office Berlin - Wasserstraßen- und Schifffahrtsamt Berlin

Waterways and Shipping Office Berlin
(WSA Berlin)

State level Bund
Supervisory authority Directorate-General for Waterways and Shipping
founding 1990
Headquarters Berlin-Tempelhof
Authority management Katrin Urbitsch
Web presence wsa-b.de

The Wasserstraßen- und Schifffahrtsamt Berlin (WSA Berlin) was a waterways and shipping office in Germany. It belonged to the service area of ​​the General Directorate for Waterways and Shipping (formerly: Waterways and Shipping Directorate East ). On September 15, 2020, the newly formed Spree-Havel Waterways and Shipping Office opened up. [1]

Area of ​​responsibility

Berlin-Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal, view of the Humboldthafen

The Berlin Waterways and Shipping Office was responsible for the federal waterways in Berlin , the Rüdersdorfer Waters, the Dahme Waterways , the Storkower and Teupitz Waters and the Spree-Oder Waterways to the Oder in Eisenhüttenstadt .

Area of ​​responsibility

The tasks of the Waterways and Shipping Office Berlin included:


The suburbs in Spandau , Neukölln , Erkner , Kummersdorf and Fürstenwalde as well as the Grünau building yard belonged to the Berlin Waterways and Shipping Office . In addition to maintaining various facilities and buildings, the outer districts were also responsible for maintaining and operating the barrages (weirs and locks) in the respective administrative area.


Small vehicle license plate

The water small vehicles in the area of waterways and shipping office Berlin were small license plate number with the ID B assigned.

See also


Commons : Wasserstraßen- und Schifffahrtsamt Berlin - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Started - New Waterways and Shipping Office for Spree and Havel! Press release of September 22, 2020, WSA Spree-Havel, accessed on September 29, 2020.

Coordinates: 52 ° 29 ′ 7 ″ N , 13 ° 23 ′ 17 ″ E