Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets.

Global Marine Travel, invests in Argo Travel Group, enhancing travel services for Greek and International markets.

London, 20 January: Global Marine Travel (GMT), announced today that it has partnered with Argo Travel Group to enhance its travel offering particularly in terms of service delivery and driving growth in the Greek and international markets. In Argo, Global Marine Travel, gains a marine partner with an experienced...

V.Group presents environmental initiatives to US Coast Guard

V.Group presents environmental initiatives to US Coast Guard

Addressing the US Coast Guard (USCG) in Washington DC, Matt Dunlop, Group Director, HSEQ and Technical at V.Group, outlined V.Group’s commitment to the environment, including the company’s three main environmental goals: reducing harmful emissions, eliminating single-use plastics and enhancing awareness of environmental responsibilities. Having an environmental vision and mission...

Crew wellbeing is the key to flawless service delivery

Crew wellbeing is the key to flawless service delivery

In 2020, V.Group aims to combine flawless service delivery while highlighting the positive impact on seafarer wellbeing for our 44,000 crew members. As well as being rewarding, life as a seafarer also has its challenges mentally and emotionally, with crew away from home for extended periods of time. Throughout...

Facing the Unexpected – Responding to the Front Altair Incident

Facing the Unexpected – Responding to the Front Altair Incident

Earlier this year the Front Altair, a vessel managed by International Tanker Management (ITM), a V.Group company, found itself on front pages and news screens around the world after the unthinkable happened – early in the morning, it was targeted by an explosive attack that started a fire on...

Refreshing the Fleet Cell – New Thinking for Continued Excellence

Refreshing the Fleet Cell – New Thinking for Continued Excellence

2019 saw us launch a new operating model to support our focus on delivering consistent, high quality service to all our customers. Our fleet cells are at the heart of this new model. Our vision is that customers should be provided with local support through the fleet cells, which...

Collaboration is key: improving mental health at sea

Collaboration is key: improving mental health at sea

Seafarers work in challenging environments which can see them confronted by psychological, and physical stressors on a daily basis. This exacerbated by disconnection with friends, and families, and although onboard wifi and connectivity is improving, this is not always enough to improve mental wellbeing onboard vessels. As we’ve mentioned...

How can a SIP support smooth sailing into 2020?

How can a SIP support smooth sailing into 2020?

Last issue, we explored how V.Group is helping owners prepare for 2020 with detailed Ship Implementation Plans. Now that we have just passed 1st of January deadline, V.Group’s Sarwar Hassan, V.Ships UK Fleet Manager explains how we managed to roll out SIPs for our whole fleet, what to do...

V.Group Appoints John Adams as Managing Director of V.Ships Ltd

V.Group Appoints John Adams as Managing Director of V.Ships Ltd

December 2, Glasgow, UK – V.Group today announced the appointment of John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd. John brings a wealth of experience from 30 years at Teekay Shipping, most recently holding the position of Managing Director, Glasgow and Chair of the Operational Leadership Team. In his time at...

V.Ships crew of vessel Venetiko recognised with Special Rescue Amver Award

V.Ships crew of vessel Venetiko recognised with Special Rescue Amver Award

V.Ships have demonstrated they are leading the way in creating a safer industry with expert and quick-thinking crew. In recognition for their dedication, the V.Ships crew of the Venetiko has been rewarded with a Special Rescue Amver Award for their professional response to an unpredictable situation alongside V.Ships Greece receiving...

V.Group CEO calls for industry wide data collaboration to support better safety at sea

V.Group CEO calls for industry wide data collaboration to support better safety at sea

Graham Westgarth raise the vital issue of safety at this year’s Global Maritime Forum calls for more collaboration, leadership and enhanced data practice to improve industry safety. This year’s Global Maritime Forum brought together leaders of 70 companies throughout the maritime world together in Singapore to build on the...

1 2 3 16

Talk to one of our team

Ship ManagementTechnical ServicesCrewingCrew ServicesSupply ChainInsurance
Please email me backPlease call me back