On the road for land and island

Profile of the shipping company NPDG

The NPDG shipping company is a private transport and island supply company and is responsible for the ferry service and freight transport between the North Sea island of Pellworm and the mainland all year round.

In addition to ferry services, the shipping company also organises excursions to the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site and informative bus tours of the North Sea island of Pellworm. The shipping company also organises school bus and island bus services, excursions and charter trips for events, as well as operating the "1515" island bus service. The current journey times can be viewed on this website under Island Transport Service. The shipping company has also been organising burials at sea for several years.

More than 30 employees at Neue Pellwormer Dampfschiffahrts GmbH ensure the fulfilment of the wide range of services. The managing director of the NPDG shipping company is Sven Frener.

With around 1,700 ferry trips a year, Neue Pellwormer Dampfschiffahrts GmbH transports around 150,000 people, 30,000 cars, 5,000 lorries and 12,500 livestock on the route between Pellworm and the Strucklahnungshörn ferry port on Nordstrand.