Crew wellbeing takes centre stage at Bahamas Shipowners Association event

Crew wellbeing takes centre stage at Bahamas Shipowners Association event

The importance of giving seafarers a voice was a key discussion point at the recent Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) Crewing in Crisis forum. The panel discussion, which saw a number of industry leaders participate, was moderated by V.Ships MD John Adams – chair of the BSA and vice chair...

Falcon Maritime Group A/S joins Dania Ship Management in new partnership agreement with Dania Ship Management Bulk A/S, Copenhagen

Falcon Maritime Group A/S joins Dania Ship Management in new partnership agreement with Dania Ship Management Bulk A/S, Copenhagen

Dania Ship Management has today announced plans to extend its ship management capabilities in a partnership agreement with Falcon Maritime Group A/S, that in turn owns Falcon Rederi A/S. The new relationship strengthens the commitment by V.Group, Clipper Group and Falcon Maritime Group A/S to create a compelling platform for Copenhagen...

V.Group wins Safety4Sea Dry Bulk Operator Award

V.Group wins Safety4Sea Dry Bulk Operator Award

V.Group is immensely proud to have received the 2020 SAFETY4SEA Dry Bulk Operator Award! Reducing emissions is a key challenge for the industry as a whole and V.Group is at the forefront of this challenge. The Group has integrated energy saving measures and has set ambitious targets for the reduction...

V.Group and Costamare Shipping Company S.A. expand existing strategic partnership

V.Group and Costamare Shipping Company S.A. expand existing strategic partnership

London, 20 October 2020 Global ship management and marine support services provider V.Group and Costamare Shipping Company S.A. (“Costamare”) have announced they have strengthened and expanded their existing strategic partnership. The expanded strategic partnership will see V.Group providing a range of management and other marine services from Shanghai and...

ITM appoints new managing director

ITM appoints new managing director

INTERNATIONAL TANKER MANAGEMENT (ITM) has announced the appointment of Chris Kirton as managing director of its Dubai office. Kirton joins ITM, a division of V.Group specialising in the management of oil and chemical tankers, from Norstar Ship Management. Franck Kayser, CEO of V.Ships, said: “Chris is a very welcome...

V.Group supports the ‘Flying Angel’ campaign

V.Group supports the ‘Flying Angel’ campaign

In these challenging times it is worth remembering that our seafarers play a significant role in keeping the global economy running by supplying essential goods such as foods, fuel, medicine and equipment. Given that seafarers have been on the front line in the global fight against Covid-19, V.Group proudly...

It’s ok to not be Ok

It’s ok to not be Ok

Saturday 10th October is World Mental Health Day and this year we are encouraging seafarers and operators alike to look out for each other’s mental health by using some simple tips that we have put together. It is thought that globally, as many as 400,000 seafarers are still stranded...

V.Group announces new Managing Director of V.Ships Germany

V.Group announces new Managing Director of V.Ships Germany

Global ship management company V.Group is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of Ulla Eithz Nielsen as Managing Director for V.Ships Germany. Based in Hamburg, Ulla joined V.Group in 2019 and previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Operational Excellence. Ulla began her maritime career as...

John Adams to moderate Crewing in Crisis event

John Adams to moderate Crewing in Crisis event

On Thursday 15th October, V.Ships UK managing director John Adams will moderate a forum hosted by the Bahamas Shipowners Association (BSA) focusing on the impact of Covid-19 on seafarers. In his capacity as chair of the BSA, John will chair a panel discussion of the issues continuing to adversely...

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