OREANDA-NEWS. Vladimir Egger has been repeatedly appointed as the Chairman of the Supervisory Council of public joint stock company Latvijas Kugnieciba, in turn the position of his deputy will be held by Rubel Yilmaz. Such decision was taken by the company's Supervisory Council.

As previously reported, on Wednesday, March 26, the current Supervisory Council was dismissed and a new Supervisory Council was elected for a period of five years by the extraordinary shareholders' meeting of JSC Latvijas kugnieciba, in which 80.25% of the shares with voting rights were represented.

Ten members were elected to the Supervisory Council of JSC Latvijas kugnieciba - Vladimir Egger, Rubil Yilmaz, Simon Boddy, Andrea Schlaepfer, Varvara Maximova, Julia Verschagina, Olga Kurenkova, Giovanni Fagioli, Kristo Oidermaa, Ivars Girgensons.

About JSC Latvijas kugnieciba (Latvian Shipping Company)

In the medium-sized and handy tankers categories JSC Latvijas kugnieciba (NASDAQ OMX RIGA: LSC1R) is among the leading ship owners in the world, and in terms of transport volumes of petroleum products it is also in a leading position among similar companies in Northern Europe. It owns 16 modern ships, employing more than 700 professional and highly qualified seamen from Latvia. The average age of the fleet is 5.9 years. All ships have received ISM (International Safety Management) certificates.