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.
Innovation Award to Seaonics
SEAONICS win Innovation of the Year Award at the 2023 Offshore Support Journal Conference in London
Veidar delivered and is back at sea after major rebuild
Longliner Veidar is back at sea after an extensive rebuild at Vard Søviknes following the fire that took place on board last winter. Next stop is the Barents Sea, fishing haddock and cod, something shipowner Sindre Johan Dyb looks forward to. – Finally, Veidar is back where it belongs.
VARD sells Vard Aqua to Imenco
Vard Group is selling the equipment supplier Vard Aqua to the Norwegian company Imenco.
VARD and partners awarded 105 million NOK for green research and innovation
The project Ocean Charger, owned by Vard Design receives 38,3 million NOK and Sea Zero, project owner Hurtigruten, receives over 67 million NOK from the Norwegian Government.
ICHzero - Integrated cooling and heating for zero-emission operation of offshore ships
VARD secures funding by The Norwegian Research Council for research on energy efficiency optimalization on zero emission designs.
New yard director at Vard Brattvaag
Arnt Inge Gjerde has been appointed as the new yard director at Vard Brattvaag. Arnt Inge is also yard director at Vard Søviknes and are now leading both shipyards.
VARD secures contract for one cable laying vessel for Prysmian Group
VARD is pleased to announce that we have secured a new contract for the design and construction of one Cable Laying Vessel for Prysmian Group in Italy. The contract value amounts to approximately euro 200 million.
Normand Maximus – "A fantastic work platform"
For the first time in six years, Normand Maximus is at quay awaiting new assignments coming up soon. We have had a chat with the captain himself, Geir Ove Olsen, on his experience being onboard the vessel since the very beginning.
Naming ceremony of new Norwegian Coast Guard vessel at Vard Langsten
The Norwegian Minister of Justice and Public Security, Emilie Enger Mehl named the Norwegian Coast Guard's new vessel KV Jan Mayen at Vard Langsten in Tomrefjord, Norway 16th November 2022.
Hurtigruten Norway ready for next stage in innovative zero-emission ship project
After announcing plans to build their first zero emission ship by 2030, Hurtigruten Norway has now secured leading tech partnerships and applied for funds to embark on a research project to develop their groundbreaking zero-emission ships.