We design and build tailor-made fishing vessels for the seafood industry

Fishing vessels are an essential part of VARD’s history

Much of the food needed to feed the world’s growing population will come from the seas. We aim to support fisheries and their mission to feed the world, by creating the ships of the future.

Fishing vessels are an essential part of our history, they are at the origin of our shipbuilding expertise and tradition. Our products are developed with our customers at heart and with the mission of delivering innovative and environmentally sustainable solutions.

Integrated global value chain and close customer partnerships makes VARD the leading integrated shipbuilder for specialised vessels. Delivering the most advanced ships, fast and reliable.

What we offer

  • A fine selection of customized and standard vessel designs
  • State-of-the-art technological features and environmental technology
  • SeaQ solutions designed with the operator in mind
  • Energy saving propulsion and machinery, power and management systems
  • High standard interiors with a variety of cabin concepts
  • Project management and customer support
  • Worldwide presence

Preparing for departure

See a glimpse from when the construction phase of our build no. 927 at Vard Braila came to an end. The vessel of VARD 8 02 design continued its final outfitting and commissioning at Vard Brattvaag before delivery to Nergård Havfiske.

Value for money

HAVFISK has built several trawlers with us. See what they think about VARD as a shipbuilder and why they chose VARD.

Integrated shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is the mainstay of what we do. Together with our customers and partners, we exercise our capacity for innovation to meet the world’s changing needs for modern shipbuilding facilities, high-performance vessels, and related maritime products and services.

Shipbuilding is about commitment, customization, and trust. It’s about solving new challenges and devising technical solutions through cooperation across borders and professional disciplines. We want all our customers to experience the same dedication and flexibility regardless of the size of their order.

With 7 yards worldwide, we offer our clients the flexibility to build their ships in the most convenient location.

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Roy Arne Stavik

SVP Sales & Marketing

Vard Group AS, Headquarters


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Magne Håberg

EVP Sales & Marketing

Vard Group AS, Headquarters


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