V.Group Global graduate Giles Themans to run 100km to raise money for seafarers

V.Group Global graduate Giles Themans to run 100km to raise money for seafarers

The ongoing global pandemic which has seen tens of thousands of seafarers left trapped on their vessels or being unable to work was the driver for one of our graduates to raise much needed funds for the Mission to Seafarers by running 100km (62 miles). Since early November, Giles...

John Adams to chair CrewConnect Global 2020

John Adams to chair CrewConnect Global 2020

CrewConnect Global (CCG) takes place virtually in November, and as in previous years, V.Ships UK Managing Director John Adams will serve as chair. As the largest and most established event in the crewing industry, CCG features new perspectives on recruitment strategies and seafarer safety and wellbeing. The event brings...

Stella Maris steps in to support V.Ships vessel

Stella Maris steps in to support V.Ships vessel

Seafarer charity Stella Maris recently stepped in to assist V.Ships with a challenge resulting from COVID-19 restrictions. A seafarer, who had been onboard a vessel for over 12 months, was denied disembarkation at Galveston, Houston, due to an expired US visa. Current US policy allows crew changes in the...

V.Ships Leisure partners with new Chinese cruise line

V.Ships Leisure partners with new Chinese cruise line

V.Ships Leisure, cruise start up specialist and the leading provider of independent management services for the cruise, ferry and yacht industries, and sister hospitality company Oceanic Catering have been selected by Sanya International Cruise Development Co., Ltd for ship and hotel management of Charming, the former Sea Princess. The...

New partnership sees over 1,000 cloud simulated seafarer assessments conducted

New partnership sees over 1,000 cloud simulated seafarer assessments conducted

In 2019 V.Group introduced the Navigational Skills Development Program (NSDP), aimed at training and assessing seafarers in navigation and bridge watchkeeping skills. Designed, built and implemented by V.Group’s technology partner ARI Simulation, the NSDP has resulted in over 1,000 assessment scenarios being conducted since then. Thanks to a rich...

Braemar Naves Corporate Finance and V.Ships Leisure enter partnership agreement

Braemar Naves Corporate Finance and V.Ships Leisure enter partnership agreement

Braemar Shipping Services Plc (LSE:BMS), a leading international provider of shipbroking, financial advisory, logistics and engineering services to the shipping and energy industries, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Braemar Naves Corporate Finance (“BNCF”)  and V.Ships Leisure, the world’s leading cruise ship manager, have entered into...

Seafarer wellbeing remains V.Group’s key concern as charity Stella Maris continues global support

Seafarer wellbeing remains V.Group’s key concern as charity Stella Maris continues global support

In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Graham Westgarth, V.Group’s Chairman Elect, discussed the importance a worldwide governmental response to the crisis. It’s important, he argued, that we recognise seafarers as key workers in order to facilitate the essential crew changes which protect their wellbeing and in turn...

V.Group completed first of its kind environmental compliance course

V.Group completed first of its kind environmental compliance course

In partnership with Witt O’Brien’s, a leading US-based compliance partner, V.Group has completed an innovative environmental compliance auditor course.  The course was attended by 40 colleagues from V.Group’s QSE Auditor team and Seatec Safety’s On Board Training & Inspection team, and is the latest best practice in V.Group’s ambition...

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