Apprentice of the Year accolade for V.Ships Cadet Alex Rooney

This week we got a glimpse into the bright future of one of our young V.Ships cadets when Alex Rooney picked up the award for Apprentice of the Year at the Liverpool Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Guild awards ceremony. Alex earned the prestigious title in recognition of the...

V.SHIPS LEISURE AWARDED TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR NEWBUILDING EXPEDITION VESSEL MAGELLAN EXPLORER

London, November 19 2018: V.Ships Leisure, part of V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, has been awarded a contract by Antarctica21 for the technical management of the expedition vessel, Magellan Explorer. The 100-guest Magellan Explorer is currently under construction at Asenav in Chile...

V.Group launches next phase of on board safety initiative

V.Group and Lloyd’s Register have agreed to continue their partnership to drive port state control (PSC) performance improvements on board V.Ships managed vessels. The launch of a second phase study to improve port state control performance follows a successful fifteen month sampling exercise between Lloyd’s Register and V.Ships. During...

V.Group presents at the Japan Ship Finance Forum

Last week, our Business Development Director James Killingsworth presented at the 2018 Japan Ship Finance Forum on the topic of ‘capturing the value from a condition-based monitoring system’. With several events held across the year globally for the past 30 years, the Marine Money ship finance forums bridge the...

V.Group joins London panel discussion on seafarer wellbeing

Mike Bradshaw, Global Head of HSEQ, joined a panel of industry experts to discuss the importance of seafarer wellbeing at a Marshall Islands Quality Council meeting held in London earlier this month (November). The panel discussion, ‘Seafarer Welfare-Critical from every perspective’, was held at Stationers’ Hall and saw Mike...

V.Group to launch Seafarer App, showcase new Manila training facilities at Crew Connect

Project to transform crew management and seafarer experience reaches first major milestone with enhanced training and digital experience for seafarers This week V.Group, the world’s leading provider of marine support services, has announced that it will unveil a new app for seafarers as well as an upgraded training centre...

V.Group puts cyber safety at the heart of shipping’s future with MCERT initiative

Last month, representatives from V.Group attended the grand opening of the International Maritime Cyber Centre of Excellence (IMCCE). IMCCE, a new collaboration between Templar Executives and Wärtsilä, is home to the Maritime Cyber Response Team (MCERT), which provides international intelligence feeds, advice, support and real-time assistance on critical cyber...

V.Ships Leisure wins Amver award for outstanding seamanship

Safety is at the heart of everything we do here at V.Group. Last night this was on full display at the Safety at Sea Award ceremony in London where V.Ships Leisure won an Amver award for their involvement in a search and rescue mission that saved the lives of...

Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt joins V.Group

Hamburg and London, 16 October 2018 – Norddeutsche Vermögen Group and V.Group have signed an agreement for Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt (“Norddeutsche Reederei”) to join V.Group. At the same time, the combined company will form a partnership for commercial management with Blue Net Chartering. The transaction represents a major...

V.Ships Cadet Matthew Gigg named as Officer Trainee of the year

Matthew Gigg, a V.Ships cadet, has been named as this year’s winner of the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s Officer Trainee of the Year award. Matthew was presented with the award by the Second Sea Lord and Deputy Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Anthony Radakin at a ceremony...

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