Alexander Shishkin
Managing Director of the JOINT STOCK "VOLGA SHIPPING"
  • He was born on March 4, 1951 in Gorky.
  • In 1975, he graduated from the Gorky Institute of Water Transport Engineering, major — «Seaway Navigation».
  • From 1976 till 1995 he worked as a navigator and captain on the Volga Shipping vessels.
  • From 1995 till 1998 — Deputy Head of the International Cargo Transportation Department of the Volga Shipping Company.
  • From 1998 till 1999 — Head of the safety service of shipping and radio-navigation of the Volga State Basin Department.
  • 2002 — 2004 — General Director of the Volga Shipping.
  • Since 2004 — Managing Director of the Volga Shipping.
  • In 2009 A. Shishkin was awarded the title Honored Worker of Transport of the Russian Federation.
  • In 2011, the Managing Director of the Volga Shipping was given the highest industry award — the Medal of Merit for the development of transport system in Russia.

In 2004 the Volga Shipping Company was one of the founders of the self-regulatory organization Shipping Companies Association (SCA). The association joins together the largest shipping companies in Russia.

Early in 2013, the Shipping Companies Association (SCA) and the Union of Russian Ship-owners agreed to create a unified organization — the «National Shipping Chamber» Union.