Frederik Erdmann is Seatrade's German cruise correspondent since 2002. Following secondary school graduation he joined the port agency network, Sartori & Berger, on a vocational training program. After subsequent studies of Business Administration, Frederik Erdmann held various positions at Sartori & Berger until 2010. After a period of working with the Flensburg Chamber of Commerce, he was appointed Designated Person Safety/Security, Environment and Quality of the coastal ferry operator, Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei. As a maritime trade press correspondent and visiting lecturer of the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences,
Frederik Erdmann concentrates on ferry and cruise ship management, port development as well as safety and security in passenger shipping. He is also a member of the Flensburg Chamber of Commerce's Tourism Committee.
Frederik’s Recent activity
Trying to capture authenticity in the shore experience was the focus of an expert discussion moderated by Carmen Morosan, global shore excursion manager, Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services, on the final day of...
Prospering newbuilding activity in the luxury and expedition segments are encouraging ports to increasingly target these niches, often through investments into dedicated berths and terminals.