The Team

Ship Location

NE Pacific Ocean

Ashot Gaziyan

Photo of Ashot Gaziyan
2nd Officer

Where are you from?

I am from the small city of Kherson in the south part of Ukraine, very close to Black Sea. 

What languages do you speak?

I speak Russian, Ukrainian, English, and I also speak a little bit German. 

How long have you sailed on E/V Nautilus?

This is my very first time on board Nautilus. 

What are your roles and responsibilities aboard E/V Nautilus?

I am a 2nd mate. I am responsible for the proper functioning and maintenance of safety equipment. And of course I do navigational watch 2 times daily.

What other jobs led to your current career?

Since the begining of my career at the age of 18 I have worked as a seafarer all the time. 

What are your hobbies?

I like cooking, and sports such as basketball, orienteering, and billiards. I am very friendly and I like to spend time with friends. I like to discover new things, that is why when I am in new conditions I ask many, many questions of my new team and mentors.