V.Group Inauguration and Tour of Facilities

I recently attended the inauguration of V.Group
Mr. Dimitris Paterakis, Mr. Napoleon Paterakis, Mr. George Boutlas, Capt. Gerasimos Stamatelatos, Capt. Nikolas D. Skinitis,, Capt. George Gabriel, His excellency Ambassador of Greece Mr. Nikolaos Kaimenakis, Capt. Georgios Kouros, And Mr. Christos Varias​

The momentous event was also attended by top V.Group executives, industry partners and the media who were all excited to see what this new office has to offer. 

V.Group is a leading global maritime service provider, specializing in the outsourced technical management of high value maritime assets and the provision of a wide-range of high value supporting technical, workforce and commercial services. V.Group proudly serves commercial shipping, cruise, energy and defence sectors. 
Ms. Tessa Prieto and the pillars of V Group

The launch was hosted by no less than socialite Tessa Prieto-Valdes
We had lunch then tour around the facilities. 
The newly opened office occupies five floors with 6,700 sq meters and employs 270 full time management and admin staff.  It has become the single biggest investment by the V.Group in its history and is intended to become a centre of excellence for the Group. 

The opening of the new office is testament to the importance of the Philippines as a principal recruitment ground for professional crew in the world. 

V.Group Representative Philippines, Jamie Stewart shares, These new state of the art offices will increase our capacity to manage and train seafarers with a wide range of skills. We are now able to offer a service facility which is second to none and includes recruitment, technical training, culinary training, operations, commercial, purchasing, technical support, and IT which positions the Group at the heart of not only Asia, but the global shipping community
 Staff's cafeteria
It feels like I was on a real ship. 

 Formal Dining Area 
Oceanic Catering is one of the world's largest specialist marine catering companies. Its primary aim is to ensure that meals served are wholesome, well-balanced and ethnically suitable for consumers. 
 This is the kitchen to trained their catering staffs. 
Housekeeping training area
Catering server training area
Get the right crew to the right place at the right time.
V.Travel is the maritime travel agency to service the crew travel requirements of V.Ships, and also a leader in travel management services to clients worldwide.

Lecture/Laboratory Area 
With Rowena and Jenny  We couldn't help but admire their facilities. 
Equipped with state-of-the-art training facilities like a simulator for aspiring crew members and officers. 

Thank you so much V.Group for inviting me and Congratulations on your newly opened biggest office and training facility to date.  

V.Group is located at Bradco Ave. Aseana Two, Aseana City, Paranaque City and in Cebu City. 

Tell me what you think? I would love to hear your comments and suggestions.

THANKS, Much Love, Rochelle

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  1. The facilities are just wow. Truly world class. I love training rooms. And yung formal dining ang ganda. :) I would love to visit a place like that one day. :)

  2. i've never been in a ship.... and i'll be more excited if they'll open this for public viewing in the future, quite a sight inside!


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