The future of ships
VARD is one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels. These articles, presented as the future of ships is stories from the world of VARD.
Le Commandant Charcot delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of the first hybrid electric cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion.
Atlantic Towing selects Vard Electro for implementation of battery technology to reduce Green House Gas emissions
Vard Electro is pleased to announce the award of the contract for an innovative hybrid battery power system with Atlantic Towing to be integrated on their vessel Atlantic Shrike. Atlantic Towing is the first company to implement this multiple mode application of battery technologies on a single vessel in the Canadian Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.
Ocean Infinity project highlights VARD’s strength as a fully integrated shipbuilder
VP Sales and Marketing Christian Utvik gives an inside look at a unique case and how VARD’s long experience as a quality shipbuilder with a ‘seamless’ value chain is defining its approach.
VARD to build largest yacht in the world – Somnio
We are pleased to announce the contract for the construction of Somnio, the world’s first residential “yacht liner”, finished to the highest possible standards.
Building competence for the future
VARD employees participate in pilot project for the continuing education of skilled workers.
VARD wins North Star Renewables contract for three SOVs to operate on Dogger Bank Wind Farm
Norway, 6 April 2021 – VARD, one of the world’s major designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured contracts for the design and construction of three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for North Star Renewables in Scotland. The state-of-the-art hybrid trio will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea.
HANSEATIC spirit delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of HANSEATIC spirit, the third expedition cruise vessel from VARD to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises in Germany.
VARD once again proves worthy of trust
VARD is pleased to announce that Orange Marine has selected ship design from VARD’s extensive design portfolio when expanding their fleet of cable ships.
Second Expedition Cruise Vessel delivered to Coral Expeditions
Following successful delivery of the sister ship Coral Adventurer in 2019, Australia-based Coral Expeditions ordered a second VARD 6 01 Expedition Cruise Vessel as part of its fleet expansion. The brand new Coral Geographer is now ready to sail on new adventures after arriving from Vard Vung Tau, our shipyard in Vietnam. Her first maiden voyage with passengers will start from Cairns, Queensland, at the end of March.
Best in steep terrain
Meet Anne May Slinning, legal advisor in VARD and former professional freeride skier.
VARD selected for design and construction of a cable laying vessel for Van Oord
VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the preferred designer and shipbuilder of one cable laying vessel for Van Oord in The Netherlands.
VARD secures contract for the design and construction of one advanced stern trawler For Luntos Co. Ltd.
VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to provide another state-of-the-art stern trawler to Russian deepwater fishing company Luntos Co. Ltd.
VARD is creating eight Marine Robotic Vessels to boost Ocean Infinity's operations worldwide
“The impact and the scale of this robotic fleet will spark the biggest transformation the maritime industry has seen since sail gave way to steam. With our new fleet we will be able to provide sustainable services to all corners of the industry from offshore energy, to logistics and transport” says Oliver Plunkett, CEO of Ocean Infinity.
VARD secures contract for the design and construction of one service operation vessel (SOV) for Ta San Shang Marine – a joint venture between MOL and TTM
VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd. in Taiwan, a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine Co., Ltd. (TTM).