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.
News • Aug 29, 2016 08:26 BST
With over 20 years’ experience in marine operations as well as travel services for the marine industry, David Williams fully understands the challenges associated with moving crews around the world – assuring they arrive safely, in the right place at the right time.
News • Aug 15, 2016 00:01 BST
V.Group’s training business - Marlins - has met with the Korea Institute of Maritime and Fisheries Technology (KIMFT) to discuss potential collaboration, supporting KIMFT’s plans to establish a Maritime English centre for Asia.
News • Aug 09, 2016 08:23 BST
V.Group's very own ironman - Radoslaw Walczak has just successfully completed the Gdynia Half-Ironman competition despite the challenges of being at sea and recovering from bronchitis. We catch up with him to understand his motivation and to find out how he trains for gruelling events like this at sea.
News • Aug 05, 2016 00:01 BST
Being away from home for months at end can be hard, which is why we arrange for our seafarers to get daily news from home and offer the opportunity to subscribe to other topics of interest.
News • Jul 27, 2016 07:00 BST
Energy management of vessels isn’t just good for the environment – it’s good for the ship owner too, with significant financial benefits to be gained through better performance. And V.Ships Leisure is taking it one step further - with a holistic environmental management approach as director Per Bjornsen explains.
News • Jul 26, 2016 07:00 BST
Being able to repair a vessel without any interruption to the schedule will be music to the ears of ship owners, charterers, crew and the fleet superintendent too. And in our latest case, UMC were able to offer their expert advice to evaluate and advise on suitable in-water propeller repair solutions.