V.Ships Offshore wins contract with Pertamina International Shipping

V.Ships Offshore wins contract with Pertamina International Shipping

V.Ships Offshore, part of V.Group, has been awarded the contract to provide operations and full technical management of the floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel – Pertamina Abherka in Indonesia. This is the second vessel owned by Pertamina International Shipping to be managed by V.Ships Offshore further strengthening our...

V.Ships Offshore awarded Saipem contract for ship management of Total’s Kaombo FPSOs

V.Ships Offshore awarded Saipem contract for ship management of Total’s Kaombo FPSOs

V.Ships Offshore, part of V.Group, has been awarded the contract from Saipem to provide ship management services for sea trial, transit and hook up assistance of Total’s Kaombo Norte and Kaombo Sul FPSOs. The vessels are currently being converted by Saipem in the Sembawang Shipyard in Singapore. The high...

Spotlight: New Aberdeen office for V.Ships Offshore

Spotlight: New Aberdeen office for V.Ships Offshore

Following the acquisition of Bibby Ship Management in 2016, we started to look for new premises for our offshore ship management operations – V.Ships Offshore – in Aberdeen, Scotland. Our previous site was tucked away outside of the city in a business park, beside the major subsea businesses but...

Marlins elearning content updated for the leisure maritime sector

Marlins elearning content updated for the leisure maritime sector

Working in collaboration with V.Ships Leisure, our training business Marlins has developed an elearning suite of material specifically for cruise ship personnel. The course content, which has been adapted from existing content, has been designed to meet the training requirements of the cruise and leisure industry. With 30 cruise...

V.Ships Brazil celebrates partnerships in the maritime community

V.Ships Brazil celebrates partnerships in the maritime community

Members of the local shipping community in Rio de Janeiro gathered last night at the annual V.Ships event at the Copacabana Palace Hotel to celebrate and recognise the importance of partnerships in the industry. V.Ships Brazil general manager, Leo Freitas welcomed guests and introduced V.Ships Offshore director Alessandro Ciocchi...

V.Ships Offshore open new office in Brazil

V.Ships Offshore open new office in Brazil

V.Group’s specialist ship management business for the offshore sector, V.Ships Offshore recently welcomed 100 clients to their new office in Rio de Janeiro. Leo Freitas, general manager says: “We were the first ship manager to set up in Brazil. Over the past 36 years we have steadily grown our...

ISO certification for V.Ships Offshore Aberdeen

ISO certification for V.Ships Offshore Aberdeen

V.Ships Offshore has achieved ISO certification for their Aberdeen office in the UK, completing ISO9001:2008, ISO14001:2004 and OHSAS18001 certification. The initial certification for the office, it has been completed in parallel to a major upgrade of our offshore management system. Achieving these standards has been a key milestone in...

End of an era for crew on board FPSO Marlim Sul

End of an era for crew on board FPSO Marlim Sul

It was a bittersweet day for crew members as they transferred off the FPSO Marlim Sul for the final time on 22 April after 13 years. The unit, operating primarily off the coast of Brazil in the oil field of the same name, was recently decommissioned marking the successful...

V.Ships Offshore awarded new ship management contract by Milaha Offshore

V.Ships Offshore awarded new ship management contract by Milaha Offshore

V.Ships Offshore, part of V. Group, has been awarded a new ship management contract by Milaha Offshore to provide full technical and crew management services for their self-propelled jack-up lift boat – the Milaha Explorer. The ship management services will be delivered from our newly acquired Bibby Ship Management...

V.Ships Offshore Captains and their crew recognised by Shell for safety

V.Ships Offshore Captains and their crew recognised by Shell for safety

Captain Rod Rix and Captain Mikhail Medvedev have been recognised by Shell for improving performance in HSSE risk areas on the anchor handlers chartered in support of their Stones field development in the Gulf of Mexico. V.Ships Offshore took over full technical and crew management of the E.R. Offshore...

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