Dubai colleague overcomes 130-day pandemic lockdown to complete docking and scrubber retrofit

Dubai colleague overcomes 130-day pandemic lockdown to complete docking and scrubber retrofit

For Dubai-based, Fleet Superintendent, Murat Acar, what should have been a routine trip to attend a docking and scrubber retrofit in Oman led to him being unable to return for 130 days due to the Covid-19 global lockdown. Murat travelled to the Duqm Shipyard in Oman on March 14...

V.Group Captains reflect on the state of the crew change crisis

V.Group Captains reflect on the state of the crew change crisis

Here at V.Group we’ve been working tirelessly with our customers to aid the plight of seafarers that are currently stuck at sea due to restrictions put in place because of COVID-19. And, with many countries across the world going into a second phase of lockdown measures and the uncertainty...

V.Ships supported SBM to complete a complex crew change for SBM Offshore FPSO Liza Destiny

V.Ships supported SBM to complete a complex crew change for SBM Offshore FPSO Liza Destiny

On Monday 20th July, V.Ships supported SBM to complete a complex crew change for SBM Offshore FPSO Liza Destiny, relieving the last batch of 8 crew members. The Onsigners had arrived 2 weeks earlier, completed their quarantine ashore at Georgetown, Guyana and on testing COVID-19 negative flew out offshore...

V.Group and Xihe Group of Companies announce Technical Management Partnership

V.Group and Xihe Group of Companies announce Technical Management Partnership

Singapore-based tanker shipowner Xihe Group of Companies (Xihe) has appointed V.Group, a leading global provider of ship management and marine services as the technical manager for 16 of its modern tankers. Mr. Kenny Lim, Interim CEO of Xihe said: “This strategic partnership kickstarts Xihe’s engagement of independent, world-class professional...

V.Ships Leisure launches its new recruitment teaser video.

V.Ships Leisure launches its new recruitment teaser video.

V.Ships Leisure is pleased to launch its new video in an effort to attract applicants with a passion for the cruise industry. The rationale behind updating our recruitment video was to feature a new, edgy and exciting feeling that matches what working on cruise ships offers. Committed to the...

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