V.Group appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Alison Henriksen appointed Chief Financial Officer and board member at V.Group London, 07 March 2019 – V.Group, the leading global marine support services provider, today announced the appointment of Alison Henriksen to the position of Chief Financial officer, effective immediately. In addition to her new role as CFO, Alison...

Move to global 24/7 supply chain support centre delivers results for MARCAS members

Following a successful trial, V.Group’s purchasing association MARCAS has introduced a 24/7 global supply chain service centre model. In line with our strategic pillars of ‘enhancing our operating model’ and ‘driving organic growth’, the Supply Chain team has moved from its previous transactional model to a 24/7, 365-day model...

V.Ships attends first HiLo container vessel workshop

Colleagues from across V.Group recently attended a workshop organised by HiLo (High Impact Low Frequency) to share safety data to predict and prevent safety risks on container vessels. The workshop, organised by HiLO, which shares safety data and knowledge from a range of organisations such as UK Chamber of...

Project Embark hits major milestone with launch of V.Crew Connect app in India

V.Group has successfully launched the first wave of its V.Crew Connect app in India, giving seafarers access to a seamless experience to support and ease the mobilisation and disembarkation process, and contract management. The app allows seafarers to update their availability for their next assignment, sign contracts, and manage...

V.Ships Germany team at Marine Money Ship Finance Forum in Hamburg

This month the V.Ships Germany senior team will attend the annual Marine Money Germany Ship Finance Forum in Hamburg, where they will meet with key members of the international ship finance community. Over the course of the day, the team will join industry stakeholders from across the globe including...

V.Group Acquires Global Marine Travel, Doubling Size of Travel Operations

 Acquisition reaffirms commitment and focus in travel segment, contributes to strategy of inorganic growth London, 13 February: V.Group, the leading global marine services provider, announced today that it has acquired Global Marine Travel (ISS GMT) from Inchcape Shipping Services. The move combines V.Travel with GMT’s industry-leading marine travel expertise...

Marlins teams up with UK P&I Club to support seafarers’ health and wellbeing

Marlins, V.Group’s leading brand of Maritime English language testing, recruitment and elearning solutions for seafarers, has teamed up with the UK P&I Club to promote a range of elearning courses aimed at improving seafarers’ physical and mental health. Within the next few months, Marlins will launch three new courses...

V.Ships Offshore to present at OSJ Conference in London

How can offshore support vessel owners become cost effective in a challenging and evolving market while maintaining safe and efficient operations? This will be the burning question on at the Offshore Support Journal Conference, taking place next month in London. Spearheading the discussion will be Martin Gaard Christiansen, Chief...

Nils Aden Appointed as Managing Director, V.Ships Hamburg

Hamburg, 11 January 2019: V.Group, the leading global marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, today announced the appointment of Nils Aden as Managing Director of V.Ships Germany in Hamburg. The announcement reaffirms V.Group’s commitment to growing in, and leading the transformation of, the German shipmanagement market....

V.Ships Leisure joins roster of partners for Blue Star Lines’ Titanic II project

2018 was a busy year for V.Group in the cruise sector. While we continued to work with all major cruise groups in some form, we also leveraged our scale to the advantage of smaller cruise companies, often in niche sectors with specialist offerings. One example of this was the...

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