Our team

Information about our team

As we strive on constantly improving our daily performance for our clients’ needs, we have ensured that our employees are truly dedicated to the shipping industry, having a vast experience and in-depth expertise in the field.

Currently, all VFS employees have been professionally educated through Master or Bachelor degrees in the shipping field, while some of them further combine such training with years of sea-going service.

Peter M. Balchev

(Managing Director)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5558/9
  • Mobile: +359 888 550 687
  • Education:
    • BSc Maritime Business – Southampton Solent University
    • MSc Maritime Economics – Erasmus University, Rotterdam
    • FICS
    • Maritime Law Lecturer – Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Ivan Bogoslovov

(Operations Manager)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5523/24
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 536
  • Education:
    • MSc International Business – University of Economics, Varna
    • MSc Navigation & Watchkeeping - Varna Naval Academy
    • 3rd Navigational Officer

Galin Genkov

(Chartering Manager)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5556/7
  • Mobile: +359 879 453 603
  • Education:
    • MSc N/avigation & Watchkeeping - Varna Naval Academy
    • 2nd Navigational Officer

Krastin Krastev

(Operations Manager)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5525/26
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 539
  • Education:
    • MSc Shipping Management – Southampton Solent University
    • MSc Navigation & Watchkeeping - Varna Naval Academy
    • MICS - Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
    • 3rd Navigational Officer

Tsvetomir Dimitrov

(Chartering Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5553/4
  • Mobile: +359 888 939 388
  • Education:
    • MSc Navigation & Watchkeeping – Technical University Varna
    • Assistant Navigational Officer
    • MICS - Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Denitsa Kuychukova

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5521/22
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 541
  • Education:
    • MSc International Business - University of Economics, Varna

Albena Panayotova

(Post Fixing Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 551/52
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 540
  • Education:
    • BSc Fleet and Ports Operations - Varna Naval Academy

Svilen Atanasov

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 532
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 543
  • Education:
    • BSc Navigation & Maritime Science - Varna Naval Academy
    • MSc Ship & Shipping Management – Southampton Solent University

Ivalina Baneva

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 527/528
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 021
  • Education:
    • BSc Management of maritime transport - Varna Naval Academy

Ivelina Dimitrova

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 529/530
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 024
  • Education:
    • BSc International Economic Relations - Varna Free University
    • MSc Financial and Bank Management and Marketing - Varna Free University

Georgi Donev

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 533/534
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 022
  • Education:
    • BSc Economics and Management of Commerce - University of Economics Varna

Momchil Minchev

(Operations Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 535/536
  • Mobile: +359 879 33 50 25
  • Education:
    • MSc Navigation & Watchkeeping - Varna Naval Academy

Dobrinka Chaneva

(Accountancy Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 70 5521/22
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 537
  • Education:
    • MSc International Business - University of Economics, Varna

Martina Boneva

(Accountancy Dept)

  • Direct Line: +359 52 705 516/17
  • Mobile: +359 879 335 538
  • Education:
    • BSc Accounting and Auditing - University of Economics, Varna
    • MSc Accounting and Auditing - University of Economics, Varna