Yury Gilts

Yury Gilts
Managing Director

Born in Tallinn in 1968.

Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances, specialization – ‘Economist’.

Widely experienced in managing large transport companies with a vast geographic footprint.

Between 1995 and 2001 – Head of Department and Head of Financial Administration at Murmansk Shipping Company OJSC.

Between 2001 and 2003 – First Deputy to Director General of Northern Shipping Company OJSC.

Between 2003 and 2013 - leading positions at FESCO Transportation Group including CEO position. While working at FESCO was frequently listed among TOP-100 financial managers of Russia, a rating of Russia’s leading business newspaper Kommersant.

Between 2013 and 2017 – management of Rail Garant and RusTransCom groups’ railway assets.

Between 2017 and July 2020 — Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company.

Since April 2019 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.


2005: Certificate of Merit given on the occasion of 125th anniversary of the Far East Shipping Company by RF Transport Ministry for labour achievements.

2009: Medal given by the Union of Russian Shipowners and Badge “Commemoration of 200th Anniversary of Water and Land Transport Department” given by RF Transport Ministry.

2018: Badge of Honour “Traditions and Standards” given on the occasion of the 95th anniversary of North-Western Shipping Company by the Russian Chamber of Shipping and a letter of appreciation for a great contribution into the development of maritime industry and high professionalism given by the Union of Russia’s Transport Workers on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.

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