Advisory Panel
Mr John Freydag
Managing Director
Bernhard Schulte, Container & Bulk Chartering

Following his apprenticeship with Aug. Bolten in Hamburg and some further training and work experience in London and Hamburg, John Freydag joined Bernhard Schulte, Hamburg in 1991 as Chartering Assistant.

He became Chartering & Operations Director in 1999 and Managing Director responsible for Container & Bulk Chartering in 2012. Since 2013 he is also Managing Director of Hanseatic Unity Chartering, the joint marketing platform of Borealis Maritime, Reederei NORD GMBH and Bernhard Schulte with offices in Hamburg, Cyprus and Singapore.

John Freydag is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. He represents Bernhard Schulte in the Tramp Committee of the German Shipowners’ Association and the German BIMCO Members in the Documentary Committee. He was part of the BIMCO Subcommittee for the NYPE 2015.