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.
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.
Viking Polaris delivered
We are proud to announce that VARD has delivered Viking Polaris, the second of two ice-strengthened expedition vessels from VARD to Viking.
VARD has established an advisory board to support executive management
VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has established an Advisory Board to support the executive management.
SEAONICS’ all-electrical gangway chosen by Norwind Offshore
SEAONICS have signed contracts to deliver two all-electric gangways to VARD and Norwind Offshore.
Stepping up investment for autonomous ship operations
Vard Electro aims to facilitate a new generation of larger robotic vessels with the launch of SeaQ Remote to provide centralized remote operation of automated ship control systems and deck machinery in support of lean crewing, lower costs, safety and sustainability.
DC Switchboards taking the charge in shipboard power systems
Vard Electro sees plug-in potential for green energy sources as industry faces AC/DC dilemma on transmission networks.
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.