Sergei Nikulin

Director of ChernomorNIIproekt
He successively held the posts of economist, head of currency and financial services, and deputy head of shipping responsible for economics at the state-owned Black Sea Shipping Company from 1978 to 1995. Later, he was deputy director and first deputy director of the State Department of Maritime and River Transport of Ukraine for two years. He was the dean of the Faculty of Contract Law at the Odessa National Maritime University from 1997 to 1999, the deputy chairman of the Maritime Administration of Ukraine from 1999 to 2000, and the director of the State Design, Exploration, and Scientific Research Institute for Maritime Transport (ChernomorNIIproekt) from 2000 to the present.