Ex-Head of the Odesa port Vaskov appointed Deputy Minister of Infrastructure
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has appointed a new Deputy Minister of Infrastructure – the former head of Odesa port and the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority” Yuriy Vaskov.
Also, the Cabinet of Ministers appointed Anna Yurchenko as Deputy Minister of Infrastructure for European Integration, and dismissed Volodymyr Buchko from the post of State Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
Yuri Vaskov was born in Odesa in 1979 (age – 41). PhD in Technical Science, Corresponding Member of the Transport Academy of Ukraine, First Vice President of the MedCruise Association (from 2011 to 2014). Honorary Transport Worker of Ukraine.
from 1996 to 2002 – Odesa National Maritime Academy (maritime navigation);
from 2000 to 2004 – Odesa National Law Academy (jurisprudence);
from 2002 to 2005 – Postgraduate studies at the Odesa National Maritime Academy (navigation and operation of ships);
from 2004 to 2006 – Odesa National Maritime University (organization of transportation and management of sea transport);
from 2005 to 2007 – German International Institute of Business Relations IBR (Master of Business Administration).
In 2002, Yuri Vaskov began his career in Odesa port as a deputy chief dispatcher. From October 2011 to July 12th, 2013 – port authority. He was one of the initiators of the implementation of transshipment and handling of vessels in the “free practice” mode in Odesa port, the introduction of electronic document management and the creation of the Port Community Information System (ICPS).
Since August 20th, 2013 – Chairman of the State Enterprise “Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority” (USPA). From April 23, 2014, he served as the first deputy chairman of the USPA. In 2015-2016 worked as Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine.
From November 2010 to October 2015 Yuri Vaskov was a deputy of the Odesa City Council of the VI convocation. He was a member of the permanent commission on transport, road facilities, communications and the maritime complex.