Captain Norbert Aschmann took office as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) in January 2015.

He was the Deputy CEO of BSM from October 2013 to December 2014 and has previously held senior management positions at Hanseatic Shipping in Cyprus and E.R. Schiffahrt in Germany. With more than 20 years of experience ashore, he also served at sea for more than a decade reaching the rank of Master on container vessels, before moving to shore-based roles.
In addition to being a Master Mariner, Capt. Aschmann holds a Diploma in Maritime Economics from the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg.
Born in Flensburg, Germany, he is presently based in Limassol, Cyprus – one of the ten ship management centres of BSM.