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 delivered Norwind Offshore’s first vessel - Norwind Breeze goes straight into operation
VARD has delivered Norwind Breeze to Norwind Offshore in Ålesund. Norwind Breeze is a Service Operation Vessel (SoV) for offshore wind. The vessel was originally built as a platform supply vessel developed for the oil and gas market and has now been converted to a service operation vessel that will operate in the field of renewable energy for offshore wind farms.
VARD secures contracts for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels for Norwind Offshore
Ålesund/Norway, 14. April 2022 – VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that Norwind Offshore in Norway has declared options for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs). The parties have also agreed on new options for two additional vessels.
VARD secures contract for one stern trawler for Deutsche Fischfang-Union
VARD is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one stern trawler for Deutsche Fischfang-Union GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. The contract value is in excess of NOK 500 million.
VARD ZeroClass – ready to act now
VARD has always forged new paths in response to market drivers and customer demand. In that spirit we are delighted to unveil our revolutionary VARD ZeroClass – our first range of zero emission smart vessels.
The Norwegian Coast Guard's newest vessel has arrived at VARD Langsten
KV Bjørnøya will now be equipped, tested, and completed before it is handed over to The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) in 2023.
TSS PIONEER delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of Asia-first newbuild Taiwan-flagged Service Operation Vessel (SOV).
Ocean Infinity broadens remote fleet plans with order of 85m robotic vessels from VARD
Ocean Infinity has contracted VARD for the design and construction of a new series of six multi-purpose offshore vessels, all of which will be operated from shore and will eventually utilise green ammonia as fuel.
SEAONICS launches a new all-electric gangway for the offshore wind market
SEAONICS accelerates the trend towards electrification and autonomous operations in the renewable offshore wind energy market with the launch of a brand new, all-electric and autonomous gangway that makes all cargo and personnel handling greener and safer.
VARD secures contract for one stern trawler for Nergård Havfiske
VARD is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one stern trawler for Nergård Havfiske, the fishing arm of the Nergård group in Norway. The contract value is in excess of NOK 500 million.