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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Ocean Charger won the Vessel Charging Innovation of the Year Award
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. With a strong consortium of industry and research partners, VARD is leading the way from research to testing, validation, and commercialization of new technological solutions for energy transfer to battery-powered ships offshore.
VARD's cutting edge vessel for Norwind Offshore named Norwind Gale
VARD is proud to present the CSOV (Commissioning Service Operation Vessel) Norwind Gale to Norwind Offshore. The vessel was named in Aalesund, 12 June.