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Cargo Overseas Surveyor GmbH & Co. KG
An der Kaje 1
26931 Elsfleth

Tel.:+49 4404 61499-0
Fax: +49 4404 61499-13

Cargo Overseas Surveyor GmbH & Co. KG
Registered office: Elsfleth– Commercial Register Court of Oldenburg HRA (Commercial Register, Partnerships' Section) Record No. 205888- Tax ID: 6320106925
Personally liable shareholder:
COS Beteiligungs GmbH, Registered office: Elsfleth, Commercial Register Court of Oldenburg HRB (Commercial Register, Companies' Section) Record No. 213143
Managing Directors: Alois Schäfer and Joachim Schlieps

Captain Alois Schäfer and Captain Joachim Schlieps
Publicly appointed and sworn experts on assessment of the value of vessels, hatch and cargo surveying, as well as weight and cargo inspections, inland navigation vessel calibration surveyors.

The work of publicly appointed and sworn experts is subject to Sec. 36 Trade Regulations (GewO). The aforementioned experts have been appointed and sworn in by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of East Frisia and Papenburg. They are subject to the regulations governing the work of publicly certified experts issued by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of East Frisia and Papenburg. These can generally be inspected there.

Responsible for the content:
A. Schäfer und J. Schlieps

General Terms and Conditions of Business: You can download our General Terms and Conditions of Business in the form of a .pdf document here:

Download AGB.

Links to other websites

COS has no influence on the design or content of the websites we provide links to on our own website. The respective providers are solely responsible for this content. No illegal content was detected at the time these links were established. It is unreasonable to carry out checks on the content of the linked websites without concrete evidence of a legal infringement. If legal infringements become known, we will remove these links.


The contents of these websites have been compiled in good faith and knowledge. They are solely for general information and do not replace qualified advice. They do not constitute advice, legal or otherwise, and should not be used for this purpose. COS shall not be deemed responsible for any damages of any kind caused by the use of, or alongside the use of the information available here, whether direct or indirect damage, or consequential damage. We hereby reserve the right to change information on our website without prior notice. All offers are subject to change and non-binding.

Privacy statement

COS is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this website. Below you can read how personal data that you provide to COS during your visit to this website is treated. In principle, you can navigate on this website without providing any personal data. You can send us an e-mail for the address given on this website. COS treats this data in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. COS only uses it to contact you in accordance with your request and to send you any information you may require. It will not be passed on to third parties. Personal data that you transmit to COS are only stored for as long as they are required to fulfil the purposes for which they were transmitted or as long as this is prescribed by law. If you have any further questions regarding data protection, please contact COS. Third parties are not permitted to use the contact data published in the imprint or similar information, such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail addresses, to send unsolicited information. We expressly reserve the right to take legal action against senders of so-called spam mails who violate this prohibition.

General information and mandatory information

Designation of the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

Cargo Overseas Surveyor GmbH & Co. KG
Captains Alois Schäfer and Joachim Schlieps
An der Kaje 1
26931 Elsfleth Germany

The responsible body decides alone or jointly with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Some data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. An informal notification by e-mail is sufficient for the revocation. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right of complaint to the responsible supervisory authority

In the event of a breach of data protection law, you as the party concerned have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the data protection officer of the federal state in which our company has its registered office. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details:

Right to data transferability

You have the right to have data which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to third parties. The information is provided in a machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible person, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.

Right to information, correction, blocking, deletion

You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, its recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data at any time within the framework of the applicable statutory provisions. In this regard and also for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time via the contact options listed in the imprint.

Server log files

In server log files, the provider of the website automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address

These data are not merged with other data sources. The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

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