Bibby Ship Management Arm Sold To V.Group

Published at 04:34PM - 08/03/16

Bibby Ship Management arm sold to V.Group expanding its specialist offshore oil and gas services and workforce by an additional 332 personnel.

V.Group CEO, Clive Richardson, announced the news saying: “With the extensive expertise of the Bibby Ship Management team, our ability to offer comprehensive management and support services to offshore oil and gas assets and specialised project vessels is second to none.

Bibby Ship Management Arm Sold To V.Group

The acquisition adds an additional 332 personnel to V.Groups books, and additional bases across seven countries including the UK, Singapore, India and Sweden.

Bibby Ship Management was itself a leading player in crew management services, training, marine surveying and technical support services aimed at the global offshore energy sector.

Richardson added: “We believe our combined capabilities offer a compelling outsourcing proposition to our clients, helping optimise operating and budgetary performance for ship owners.”

“We deliver a higher performance assurance, through integrating a wider range of services in support of the management offering,”

Bibby Line

Bibby Managing Director, Sir Michael J Bibby, said: “Bibby Line Group has built its reputation as a high quality, safe and reliable ship owner and manager over 200 years’ of trading in the most competitive and dynamic markets in the world.”

“We set up our ship management business in 1982 and we are now involved in managing vessels for many well-known multinational companies.”

“By combining Bibby Ship Management’s operations, people and expertise with V.Group’s, we believe that our clients, as well as our own vessels, will continue to receive a high quality, personal service for years to come,”

Last updated on 09:59AM - 09/03/16