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.
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.
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.
News • Oct 27, 2016 07:00 BST
V.Group’s support of reservists was recently recognised in a visit from commanding officers to the Glasgow office where purchasing officer, Robert McLellan, a reservist for the past six years is based.
News • Oct 25, 2016 10:27 BST
V.Group’s Monaco based ship management operations for commercial and leisure sectors were recognised in the recent Lloyd’s Register Best Italian Client Awards at a ceremony in Rome, hosted by the British Embassy
News • Oct 19, 2016 07:54 BST
A proactive approach to identifying and managing risks associated with work related injuries is enhancing the safety culture on board leisure vessels and contributing to a significant reduction of general accidents.
Blog posts • Oct 06, 2016 17:58 BST
It’s already well known that regular propeller polishing can help achieve better fuel efficiency and most vessels will have a standard maintenance programme in place to do this – typically six to 12 months. However when the vessel is in dry dock a decision is often made to polish the propeller so what’s the difference? Jean-Paul Engels shares his thoughts...
Press Releases • Oct 04, 2016 01:00 BST
As part of V.Group’s continued investment in talent development, eight new global engineering graduates were formally welcomed into the business this week.
Press Releases • Sep 29, 2016 07:36 BST
Grupo Stier has become the first Marlins Approved Test Centre in the Canary Islands following a successful inspection last month.
News • Sep 22, 2016 10:26 BST
Lee is our Cadet Training Officer based on the Isle of Man. He grew up in South Africa and as a former seafarer who came ashore in June 2014 we caught up with him to find out more about what he does, how he got to where he is today and who 'stole' his nose when he was six years old.
News • Sep 12, 2016 15:48 BST
Our training business, Marlins, recently partnered with Human Rights at Sea to develop a course on ‘Diversity & Inclusion at Sea’, which for a limited time will be offered free of charge to individual subscribers as well as being included to subscribers of Marlins' elearning suite for seafarers.
Press Releases • Sep 09, 2016 01:01 BST
Marlins, V.Group’s elearning business, has launched a new elearning course, which aims to provide seafarers at all levels with the practical skills to prepare for a Port State Control (PSC) inspection.
News • Sep 07, 2016 01:00 BST
Converting a cable layer from a barge is a significant undertaking but for our V.Delta team specialized in project management for conversion, refurbishment and energy conservation, it’s all in a day’s work.
Blog posts • Aug 30, 2016 09:24 BST
Jean-Paul Engels shares his top 10 considerations for newbuilds to ensure future underwater servicing can be carried out
News • Aug 30, 2016 00:01 BST
There are a number of recognised industry standards, which have been put in place to protect and continuously improve life for those at sea. And ensuring our seafarers understand what they can expect as a result of these standards is an important part of V.Group’s training matrix.