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V.Group rolls out Connect app in India

V.Group has launched the first wave of its V.Crew Connect app in India, allowing seafarers to update their availability for their next assignment, sign contracts, and manage documentation online from any location.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The app has 3,600 registered seafarers so far as is expected to rise as it is rolled out in further locations. The data from the app is used to drive Project Embark’s goals of using innovative technology and data-driven insights to streamline and optimise key processes in crewing.

“Our V.Crew Connect seafarer app has been met with overwhelming enthusiasm and support amongst our seafarer colleagues in India, following its launch in December last year,” says Lara Dela Cruz, head of internal communications, Crew Management, V.Group.

“There is still much work to be done, but we’ve made a lot of progress. All of the learnings from wave 1 will help to set us up for success when we go live across the world later this year.”{/mprestriction}

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