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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.
North Star holds naming ceremony for Grampian Tyne vessel
The first of North Star’s new offshore wind fleet, the Grampian Tyne, has been officially named at a VIP ceremony at Equinor’s Port of Tyne base in the North East of England (UK), ahead of its early handover to the Dogger Bank Wind Farm.
VARD signs classification contract for CSOVs with DNV and Edda Wind
VARD has signed a classification contract with DNV for four state-of-the-art Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs), ordered by Norwegian offshore wind operator Edda Wind.
VARD design Hurtigruten's project to create the First Zero-Emission Cruise Ship
The research project Sea Zero initiative has revealed early concept plans for one of the world’s most energy-efficient cruise ship.
PIEZO - the way to an all-electric PSV
Through the PIEZO project, VARD has developed a concept design for a PSV using batteries as the primary energy source together with offshore charging.
CSOV Rem Power takes onboard first SeaQ Integrated Bridge in offshore wind sector
Vard Electro’s SeaQ Integrated Bridge solution is being implemented in the offshore wind sector for the first time, following installation on Rem Offshore’s newbuild construction service operation vessel (CSOV) Rem Power to assist in optimizing environmental performance.
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.
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.