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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.