Torgrustrans Limited Liability Company.
Commercial & Corporate Management

Torgrustrans Commercial Management team provides services concerning:

  • Vessel employment on spot, TC, Pool, or BB charters while monitoring market activity for new opportunities
  • Monitoring vessel speed/performance, schedule, and vetting inspections in cooperation with Technical Management team
  • Handling of charter party negotiations, disputes, FDD and cargo claims, bunkering, agencies, freights and hire payments

Corporate Management service agreement includes full scope managerial oversight functions associated with an executive suite of officers

  • Evaluate and report relevant information, relating to the vessel and material events relating to the Company, to the Board.
  • Corporate affairs, forward notices to convene Board meetings, as well prepare agenda and circulate board material, minutes etc.
  • Commercial reporting to the Board with quarterly brief of current operational income and expense and make valuation whether in line with market estimates for earnings and operation expenses.
  • Monitor and review reporting from the Technical Manager, monitor vessel OPEX actual versus budget performance, and take pro-active measures when considered prudent.
  • Liaise with auditors to prepare budgets, interim accounts quarterly, and annual reporting and book-keeping statement and liaise with auditor.
  • Manage communication with Creditors and Banks, monitor the Company´s compliance and contractual obligations.
  • Debt financing, monitor market for optimal timing and availability of debt financing, as well prepare lender pitch including market overview, cash flow forecast etc.
  • Appoint external advisors or instruct legal advisors, auditors etc.
  • Sale and Purchase of any kind of vessel, including and not limited to MOA and closing details.
Corporate & Commercial Leadership
  • Chudinov Nikolay Valerievich CEO

    He established Torgrustrans LLC in 2006 and he is currently the Company’s CEO. Prior to co-founding Torgrustrans, Nikolay was since 1985 heading up the commercial activities of Societa Commerciale Marittima with a fleet of 40 tankers. Through the years, Nikolay has managed more than 240 tankers, with full Technical, Commercial and Corporate oversight, and maintains a special focus on the refined Petroleum, Vegetable and Palm Oil trade.

  • Cherevko Andrey Nikolaevich General Manager

    Prior to joining Torgrustrans in February 2019, he was the Marine Director and Head of Marine Department for Southern Europe for a major ship management firm in Monaco, and followed the management for a variety of vessel types including tankers, dry bulk, and off-shore vessels. With more than twenty years of experience in ship management, his background is based on twelve years serving on tankers at sea.

  • Nikolaev Sergei Ivanovich Head of Projects

    Originally joined Torgrustrans in March 2017, he was previously a Sr. Operator with d’Amico Tankers. Prior to shipping, he held senior consulting positions with Booz Allen Hamilton, Raytheon, and BearingPoint Inc. in Washington, D.C. for the United States government in the realm of national security and international affairs. Sergei holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, and has completed courses at UCONN and University of Monaco schools of business.

  • Popov Alexey Ivanovich Financial Advisor

    Senior finance professional with +17 years progressive experience with finance, strategy and management from the shipping & energy industry. Previous roles include VP Head of corporate finance & treasury with GasLog Ltd., a leading NYSE listed LNG shipping company. Thomas originally started his career at A.P. Moller-Maersk where he was head of Strategic Planning – M&A at Maersk Tankers. He holds a M.Sc. Degree in Economics from University of Copenhagen and has completed courses at Harvard Business School.

  • Captain Eduard Nesolenov Operations Manager

    He joined Sea World Management in 1994 and prior to joining, worked his way from cadet to Chief mate in 1978-1988, Chief mate/Captain with Anglo Nordic and Torgrustrans 1989-1993.

  • Zelenin Evgeny Andreevich CFO, Accounting & Administration

    He joined Torgrustrans in 1993 and prior to joining Torgrustrans he worked in Finance department at Scorpio Ship Management.