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VARD wins new North Star contract for an additional SOV to operate on Dogger Bank Wind Farm
VARD is pleased to announce that it has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for North Star Group in the UK. The vessel of VARD 4 12 design will be the fourth SOV to be delivered from VARD to North Star for operation on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea.
Siem Offshore orders SeaQ Energy Storage System from Vard Electro
Vard Electro will deliver its largest battery package to date for a vessel retrofit as the Norwegian shipowner proactively upgrades its fleet with hybrid power in pursuit of greener and safer operations with lower fuel costs.
VARD signs contracts with Norwind Offshore
VARD is delighted to announce contracts of the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs) with options for two additional vessels, and the sales and conversion of one Platform Supply Vessel to be converted to a Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for Norwind Offshore in Ålesund, Norway. The contracts for the firm three vessels have an indicative total value of NOK 1.4 billion.
Simon Møkster Shipping taps Vard Electro for the installation of SeaQ Energy Storage System onboard two platform supply vessels
Vard Electro is pleased to announce the signing of two new contracts with Simon Møkster Shipping. The vessels Stril Orion and Stril Polar is scheduled to be hybrid ready by the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022, qualifying them for DNV’s Battery Power notation.
Rem Offshore and VARD signed contracts for the design and construction of Construction Service Operations Vessels
We are delighted to announce the contracts of two Construction Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs) with an option for two additional vessels. The contracts for the firm two vessels have an indicative total value of euro 100 million.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.