Karsten Schönewald is Managing Director and COO of Flotte Hamburg.
With the start of business operation of Flotte Hamburg GmbH & Co. KG in July 2017, Karsten Schönewald was appointed Managing Director. In 2016 he had taken over as head of HPA’s watergoing fleet and was team leader on the project that developed the concept of a ship management for the City of Hamburg. Since the beginning his mission focuses on more eco-friendly ship operation and innovative propulsion technologies for harbour ships.
The graduated welding technology engineer is affiliated with HPA since 2009. As head of the Railway Technology Division he was responsible for the renewal and maintenance of the Hamburg Port Railway infrastructure.
Karsten Schönewald is Member of the Advisory Board to the research project HyMethShip of the University Graz.