Executive Management



    paul nichiforov (4)Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Nichiforov has been appointed CEO of GSP Shipyard in April 2016, after being Counselor of GSP’s President of the Board since 2014. Pavel Nichiforov has previously held the CEO position of GSP Shipyard between 2011 and 2014. Until 2011 he was part of the GSP`s management team as Chief Investments, Development and Repairs Officer.

    Mr. Nichiforov has also held the position of Technical Manager within different offshore operating companies headquartered in Constanta, Romania. Previously, he worked as Barge Master onboard the four legs jack up drilling rigs as well as drilling contractor within Petromar. Mr. Nichiforov was involved in the offshore drilling rigs construction projects, holding the position of Chief Engineer & Jack – up Building Coordinator at Galati Shipyard for ten years.

    Mr. Nichiforov has a Shipbuilding Engineering diploma from the Ship Building Faculty, within the Galati University, and a Law diploma from the Danubius University, Galati. He attended a series of safety trainings within accredited oil & gas international centers.


    Technical Director

    Mr. Cetin Ibram was appointed Technical Director in July 2014. In this position he is in charge with the management of all the technical activities within the construction, repair, conversion, and reclassification of vessels and other floating structures for GSP Shipyard. Prior to being nominated Technical Director, Mr. Ibram was Head of Production Planning, Management and Tracking for GSP Shipyard.

    Mr. Ibram has held a variety of top management positions such as: general manager, production manager, head of production planning and tracking, head of ship frame department, ship manager, project manager, design and technology engineer, working for shipyards and contractor companies in the shipbuilding and refit business in our region. Mr. Cetin Ibram has been working for DMHI, Constanta Shipyard, Eurobalkan International, Repconav Marine.

    Mr. Cetin Ibram holds a BA degree in Naval Architecture from the Galati University.