Team building activity helps cadets prepare for life at sea

News   •   Jan 18, 2017 08:10 GMT

V.Group’s UK cadets sponsored by the Maritime Educational Foundation were introduced to their new career with the Merchant Navy through a four-day outdoor team building exercise in the UK’s stunning Lake District.


Celebrating 40 years of service

News   •   Dec 22, 2016 08:24 GMT

In 1976, Mike Littledale and Kelvin McIldoon joined Silver Line Ltd, which would eventually become part of V.Group.


Advent International to acquire majority stake in V.Group

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2016 14:18 GMT

Advent International today announced that it has agreed to acquire a majority ownership interest in V.Group Ltd the world’s leading marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider, from OMERS Private Equity.


Safety first Mike Bradshaw tells IMT’s Quality Operator delegates

News   •   Nov 24, 2016 14:56 GMT

“We must put safety first if we are to run safe, reliable and efficient fleets,” Mike Bradshaw, head of compliance for V.Group’s marine operations told delegates at IMT’s Quality Operator event in London today.


V.Ships Offshore open new office in Brazil

News   •   Nov 23, 2016 07:00 GMT

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.


V.Group’s Thomas Kelly appointed chair of Scottish Branch of IMarEST

News   •   Nov 22, 2016 07:00 GMT

The IMarEST, which represents members from across 120 countries on top issues affecting the industry provides professional develop, networking and outreach opportunities – inspiring the next generation of mariners.


Amver awards recognise efforts in search and rescue missions at sea

News   •   Nov 21, 2016 12:38 GMT

Costas Kontes, general manager of V.Group’s ship management operations in Greece and general secretary of the International Propeller Club of the United States Port of Piraeus gave the keynote speech at this year’s Amver awards ceremony.


V.Group strengthens tanker and crew management capability in Asia with acquisition of Selandia Ship Management Group

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 12:32 GMT

V.Group has acquired Selandia Holdings Pte. Ltd and its subsidiaries comprising the Selandia Ship Management Group as part of its strategy to offer clients high quality outsourced marine services from Asia.


Setting the course for non-seafarers in our industry

News   •   Nov 09, 2016 12:24 GMT

A new elearning course – Introduction to Shipping – has been developed by V.Group’s training business, Marlins and is aimed at non-mariners working in the shipping industry.

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UMC expands dive operations in Labuan to increase service offering in Asia

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2016 00:01 BST

UMC, V.Group’s underwater and afloat inspection, repair and maintenance business has expanded its operations in Labuan to offer inshore operational support in addition to the existing offshore services.

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