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...

V.Ships India receives award for its support to seafarers during global pandemic

V.Ships India receives award for its support to seafarers during global pandemic

Colleagues in V.Ships India have been awarded a certificate of appreciation for their efforts to maintain the wellbeing of seafarers who are currently at sea due to restrictions put in place because of the global pandemic.  The award was presented during a virtual awards ceremony on 26 September by...

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...

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