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.
VARD ZeroClass – Accelerate to Zero
One year ago at Nor-Shipping 2022 VARD launched ZeroClass. The first ready to order zero emission vessel series. The response has been beyond expectations. Many ZeroClass vessels are in concept development together with ambitious customers. Join us at Nor-Shipping 2023 to explore how we can accelerate your journey to a zero emission future.
Rem Power announced as the Maritime Innovation of the year
We are proud to inform that Rem Power won the Maritime Innovation of the year award, an award by GCE Blue Maritime Cluster aimed at recognizing the groundbreaking work done by our cluster members and showcasing our commitment to leading-edge solutions.
Cable-laying vessel for Van Oord delivered
The cable-laying vessel Calypso has officially been handed over to Van Oord. The next-generation, custom-built vessel will be a key strategic addition to Van Oord’s offshore wind fleet, being equipped with the latest sustainable technologies.
Collaborating on research for the future
The green transition refers to the period after we realize that the way we live is not sustainable, until our actions no longer negatively affect the planet. VARD will lead this transition in our industry.
Overcoming technological barriers to realize all-electric SOVs
Vard Electro is driving progress towards realization of fully electric service operation vessels (SOVs) by putting in place offshore charging stations alongside existing onboard technologies to facilitate zero-emission maintenance operations at offshore wind farms.
Opportunities in VARD
During the holidays, several students have had summer internships – summerships, in VARD. Meet two of them.
VARD secures contract for two CSOVs for Purus Wind
VARD is pleased to announce that we have signed a contract for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for UK based Purus Wind. The agreement also has an option for two additional vessels.
Vard Electro awarded ISO certification
DNV, the international classification and certification society, has awarded Vard Electro's departments in Norway and Canada with the prestigious ISO 14001 certification, recognizing the effectiveness of the company's environmental management system. Simultaneously, the company successfully renewed its ISO 9001 certifications.
The Grampian Derwent has been delivered to North Star
The “Grampian Derwent” Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for North Star has been delivered from Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam.
VARD’s cutting edge vessel for REM Purus named REM Power
VARD is proud to present the CSOV (Commissioning Service Operation Vessel) REM Power to Rem Purus. The vessel was named in Ålesund, 12. May.
Green ammonia can provide large emission cuts for floating offshore wind
VARD is participating in the Blåvinge project to unlock potential for green energy future.
Passionate about the one team spirit
We have met Svein-Arne Sunde, Department Principle in Vard Design & Engineering. His interest in boats started early. The choice to work in VARD was therefore natural for Svein-Arne, who started his career in VARD at Vard Brattvaag 12 years ago.
North Star contracts VARD for up to four new offshore wind farm commissioning vessels
VARD is pleased to announce that it has signed new contracts for the design and construction of two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the UK’s leading infrastructure support vessel operator North Star. The agreement also has an option for two additional ships, which could ultimately create a total of up to 200 new seafaring job opportunities across the CSOV fleet once operational.
Ocean Charger won the Vessel Charging Innovation of the Year
We are proud to inform that the Ocean Charger concept won the Vessel Charging Innovation of the Year Award at this years Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo Europe.