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A role model to look up to
Charlotte is an inspiring role model for young women who is thinking about pursuing a career in technology.
VARD has signed contracts for four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for Edda Wind
VARD is delighted to announce contracts for the design and construction of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for the Norwegian Edda Wind and its subsidiaries. The contracts for the firm four vessels have a total value of approximately Euro 250 million.
Leading the way in the green maritime transition
The Ocean Charger project is officially launched and the kickoff happened on February 15 2023 with a gathering of all involved partners in Ålesund, Norway. Now, with a strong consortium of industry and research partners, VARD will lead the way from research to testing, validation, and commercialization of new technological solutions for energy transfer to battery-powered ships offshore.
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.