Work experience: since 1991.
Education: Batumi Maritime College, Novorossiysk HEMU, Higher military marine courses, University in UK (Master Mariner; Master Maritime Law, Bachelor Shipmanagment, Professor BNTU)
Languages: Georgian, Russian, English
Association membership: Member of the IFSMA, SNAME and NI
Family status: married, two children
Hobbies: philately, numismatics