Torgrustrans Limited Liability Company.
Deal Sourcing, Project & Funding Management

The Torgrustrans Management team has extensive shipping experience and a strong global network with stakeholders in the international shipping & finance community, and brings a proven track record, having held senior positions in public and private shipping & energy companies.

  • Senior positions from public and private shipping & energy companies
  • Experience from product, chemical & crude tankers, dry bulk carriers, LPG & LNG carriers, PCTCs and specialized tonnage
  • Legal and corporate management dealing with various jurisdictions including corporate structures in Marshall Islands, Bermuda, EU, and USA.
  • Commercial management of ships trading in spot market, TC, Pool or BB employment contracts
  • Freight derivatives (FFAs) and interest swaps
  • IPOs on NYSE and Borsa Milano
  • Debt securitizations in Oslo
  • Arrangement of multimillion debt facilities and export credit facilities
  • Private equity fundraising
  • M&A, divestitures, and JV structures
  • Financial reporting, IFRS and Sarbanes-Oxley
Project Management 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.

  • Nekrasov Vladimir Ivanovich Managing Director

    He jointly established Sea World Management in 2006 and the Managing Director of the Technical Department. Prior co-founding Torgrustrans, Vladimir worked at the “Cantieri di Ravenna shipyard” beginning in 1988. Vladimir has a vast experience in Technical Management of tankers, with a special focus on IMO Product/Chemical tankers at plus 8 years of age

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.