Marine Services

V.Group is one of the largest marine services providers in the world, leading the way in technical maintenance and support and crew services. Our services are flexible and provide value, giving you confidence that your vessel and crew are fully supported.

We believe that scale is important and we seek to leverage our scale as the market leader to the benefit of our customers. Our scale enables us to attract and invest in the development of the best talent in our industry. We aim to be a highly reputable employer and provider of crew as ultimately people are the most important and valuable part of our business model.

Shipping is a global business and our geographic reach enables us to be responsive to our customers’ needs wherever their vessels are in the world and in any time zone. Our industry can be unpredictable and the flexibility to respond quickly and professionally when the need arises is critical.

Scale allows us to combine our buying power with that of our customers and partners to deliver better value for money. To do this we need to be a trusted partner to our suppliers, always paying on time and respecting our end of every deal, behaviours which we expect our suppliers and our customers to honour as well.

The marine industry is increasingly dependent upon technology to deliver efficient, safe and environmentally friendly operations. Our operating model represents decades of investment and our scale allows us to continue to invest in the latest technology. Scale makes us an ideal technology partner driving innovation into our business to the benefit of our customers.

Our digital platform enables the use of data to drive insights, optimising the performance of our customers’ assets. We are establishing state of the art innovation centres to drive further technology-led improvements, working in partnership with our customers and other industry partners.

Prysmian Group and SeaTec partner on new build supervision of a DP3 cable laying vessel

SeaTec is delighted to partner with Prysmian Group to supervise the construction of a DP3 cable laying vessel, the second largest vessel ever built in VARD’s Tulcea shipyard. Watch how we have progressed this huge project, from the construction of the first five vessel blocks through to the recent installation of the capstan.

For more information on our new build services, visit https://seatec-services.com/projects-new-builds/new-building/

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Digital Platform

Digital Platform

ShipSure is a unique marine digital platform developed in-house which leverages V.Group’s 30+ years’ experience as a global ship manager and marine services supplier. The platform provides real-time data-driven insights, enabling you to make informed decisions to strengthen all aspects of business and fleet performance, be they operational, technical, or financial.

ShipSure Insights is driven by data. With V.Group’s unrivalled operational experience and data support, ShipSure Insights is unequalled in its position to optimised the individual performance of your vessel. Providing data analytics, machine learning capabilities and performance management services across your fleet from a growing database of inputs.

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Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Minimising your operational expenses is a proven practice, helping you to gain healthier margins and keep pace with your competitors. However, securing the best prices on every product and service you buy isn’t always easy. With the global buying power of V.Group helping to cut your input costs, operating an efficient and profitable service is an achievable goal.

As an independent contracting organisation, the Ship Supply Chain looks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all the services we offer to our customers, as well as your own. As we maximise our purchasing power, we’re able to lower the cost of service delivery for you.

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Insurance

Insurance

Insurance cover accounts for vast sums of your operational expenditure every year, but it’s a security too valuable to cut back on. To help minimise your premiums and deductions, while still getting full protection, you need an specialist insurance company who understands your business.

As part of V.Group, the largest global provider of marine support services, V.Scope Risk Management Ltd can provide every ship-owning customer with both advice and guidance on the most appropriate marine insurance, while giving you the comprehensive cover you need when unforeseen things happen.

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Technical Services

Technical Services

An international market leader with full ISO9001:2015 accreditation, SeaTec offers unrivalled services to the shipping, offshore and defence industries, including on board safety training, engineering, underwater repairs management, condition based monitoring, communications and inspections.

SeaTec’s professional reputation is internationally recognised for delivering a high quality, efficient service, and project transparency, making us the number one choice for the major shipping groups around the world. Working together with our owners, SeaTec are committed to delivering each service with our highly skilled, trained and motivated team of experts who are in operation 24hrs a day. Helping your vessel operate efficiently and profitably and with full compliance.

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Training Services

Training Services

Training a multinational crew is essential to safe and successful operations, but it can be a complex and time-consuming process. With V.Ships’ leading blended learning solutions including on board training, shore training, bespoke workshops and elearning, your seafarers will comply with global shipping requirements and regulations. V.Ships offers ship operators a partnership in maritime training to ensure your seafarers have the skills they need for shipping today and in future.

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Travel

Travel

In a global maritime industry, you need to transport your people efficiently and cost effectively. Who better to trust than a leading industry travel management company who successfully moves over 300,000 maritime personnel every year? As part of V.Group, V.Travel was created to fulfil the Group’s own travel needs. In February 2019, GMT and V.Travel merged as one, full-service 24/7/365 global travel management company. Both businesses will operate under the GMT brand.

Now, with an unrivalled knowledge of the maritime industries and a unique understanding of its travel requirements, we are the industry travel experts with a wealth of resources and experience.

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Hospitality & Catering

Hospitality & Catering

From serving seafarers on merchant fleets and cargo vessels to ensuring guests aboard cruise liners and luxury yachts enjoy a 5-star dining experience, Oceanic Catering provides a diverse range of services to satisfy and exceed the expectations of seafarers, crew and passengers alike.

As part of V.Group, Oceanic Catering is a leading supplier of catering and hospitality services with more than 20 years’ experience across commercial vessels of every sector, together with a wide range of hotel management services for cruise vessels and luxury yachts.

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