Friday, 12 September 2014

Daniel Schäfer appointed as Managing Director

Hamburg, 12 September 2014. Daniel Schäfer (35) has been appointed to the Management Board of SEA CLOUD CRUISES GmbH by the company's General Meeting with immediate effect.

Daniel Schäfer has been employed by the HANSA TREUHAND Group since 2005. Having graduated with a degree in business administration, his first position within the group was as Assistant to Chairman of the Board Hermann Ebel. Since 2009, he has been an authorised representative of HANSA TREUHAND Holding AG. In November 2010, he joined the management of SEA CLOUD CRUISES GmbH as Sales Director and Vice President Sales.

Hermann Ebel and Klaus Gerken have expressed their gratitude to Daniel Schäfer for his accomplishments to date in his former role. His appointment as Managing Director is recognition of his personal commitment by the company´s Shareholders. The Management Board of SEA CLOUD CRUISES GmbH now is formed by Hermann Ebel, Klaus Gerken and Daniel Schäfer.


Since 1979, SEA CLOUD CRUISES remains one of the top names in the world of cruising. The 83-year-old four-masted barque SEA CLOUD is with her high quality the model for the other passenger ships belonging to the cruise line. Recently, SEA CLOUD and SEA CLOUD II were re-elected by the Berlitz Cruise Guide to the top five boutique ships. SEA CLOUD CRUISES is a member of 'Feine Privathotels'.