about us

Specialists in corrosion protection and winch construction in inland waterway transport

Steger & Windhagen has been a competent partner in inland waterway transport for over 40 years. As experts in corrosion protection, specialising in ship cleaning, surface treatment and winch manufacture, we know the typical facts, rules and current statutory regulations in the industry, and can guarantee the implementation required.

As a family firm, we place great value on long-term investments, innovative resources, protective materials and processes, as well as the deployment of modern technologies. Our outstanding strength as a company is our flexibility combined with a highly developed service mentality. Staff and management can be reached by our customers 24/7. In addition to this, we offer extremely short delivery times in the winch construction area and provide speedy assistance, even in the case of unexpected corrosion damage or defects. This approach is enhanced by our specially adapted boat workshop, Willi 1 in Duisburg Port, which enables us to carry out all necessary work in both areas of our business right on the ships of our customers.


As the owners of a family-led firm, we know that our well-trained technical staff and skilled manual workers are crucial to our ability to guarantee top performance.

Their expertise is the basis for individual solutions, along with close proximity to customers and their specific requirements, always set against the background of the latest environmental protection and economically sustainable results.


As one of the biggest inland harbours in the world, Duisburg Port is an advantageous location for us. Any repairs that arise can be carried out quickly and flexibly on our premises in our specially adapted boat workshop, “WILLI 1”.

To underline our service approach, staff and management can be reached by our customers 24/7.

We are the high-performance partner for winch construction. corrosion protection.

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