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.
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.
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.
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 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.
TSS PIONEER delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of Asia-first newbuild Taiwan-flagged Service Operation Vessel (SOV).
Viking Octantis delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of Viking Octantis, the first of two expedition vessels from VARD to Viking.
Le Commandant Charcot delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of the first hybrid electric cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion.
HANSEATIC spirit delivered
We are pleased to announce the delivery of HANSEATIC spirit, the third expedition cruise vessel from VARD to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises in Germany.
Second Expedition Cruise Vessel delivered to Coral Expeditions
Following successful delivery of the sister ship Coral Adventurer in 2019, Australia-based Coral Expeditions ordered a second VARD 6 01 Expedition Cruise Vessel as part of its fleet expansion. The brand new Coral Geographer is now ready to sail on new adventures after arriving from Vard Vung Tau, our shipyard in Vietnam. Her first maiden voyage with passengers will start from Cairns, Queensland, at the end of March.