Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Press Releases

VARD delivered second Expedition Cruise Vessel to Coral Expeditions

Press Release – VARD, one of the world’s major designers and builders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce the successful handover of a second Expedition Cruise Vessel, Coral Geographer,...

March 10, 2021
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Friday, February 12, 2021
Press Releases

VARD Once Again Proves Worthy of Trust

Press Release – VARD, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that Orange Marine has again selected ship design from VARD’s extensive design...

February 12, 2021
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Friday, December 18, 2020

Van Oord Orders Next Generation Cable Laying Vessel at Vard

Rotterdam-based cable laying firm Van Oord has placed an order at Fincantieri-owned Vard for the construction of a next-generation cable laying vessel to serve the offshore wind market. The vessel...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 4749

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Press Releases

Vard Electro Canada Expands into USA

Vancouver, BC – Release: November 24, 2020. For Immediate Release. With Vard Electro Canada’s continuous growth, the company is pleased to announce the opening of new operations in US. Vard Electro...

November 24, 2020
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Monday, November 23, 2020

Ocean Infinity Orders Eight Remote-Operated Ships at VARD

U.S.-based subsea exploration company Ocean Infinity has signed shipbuilding contracts for eight shore-controllable vessels in what is being described as a major step forward in the development of unmanned and...

November 23, 2020
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Shipbuilding Contract Signed for Unmanned, Zero-Emission Container Ship ‘Yara Birkeland’

The world’s first autonomous and electric container ship is one step closer to reality with a shipbuilding contract now in signed and sealed for the vessel. Norwegian technology firm Kongsberg,...

August 15, 2018
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Vard Inks Construction Contracts for Two Ships from Viking Cruises

Shipbuilder Vard Holdings has announced it has confirmed contracts for the design and construction of two cruise for the river and ocean cruise company Viking. The total contract value is...

July 24, 2018
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises HANSEATIC series

VARD to Construct Third Expedition Cruise Ship for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

VARD has announced it has secured new contract for the design and construction of a luxury expedition cruise vessel for German cruise company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises.  VARD already constructing two Polar-class expedition...

July 3, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
PONANT Expedition Cruise Ships

PONANT Places Orders for Two More Luxury Expedition Cruise Ships at VARD

Global shipbuilder VARD has announced it has secured contracts for the design and construction of two additional luxury expedition cruise ships for the French Cruise company PONANT. The order follows...

March 7, 2018
Total Views: 16

Friday, January 5, 2018
vard Fully electrical battery-powered car- and passenger ferry
Maritime News

VARD to Build All-Electric Ferry for Norway’s Boreal

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won a contract for the construction of an all-electric car and passenger ferry for Boreal in Norway. The RoPax ferry is specially designed for environmentally friendly...

January 5, 2018
Total Views: 48

Monday, September 11, 2017
coral expedition cruise ship
Maritime News

VARD to Build Expedition Cruise Ship for Australia’s Coral Expeditions

Global shipbuilder Vard has secured a contract for the design and construction of one expedition cruise ship from Australian cruise operator Coral Expeditions. The expedition cruise vessel will be designed...

September 11, 2017
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Power Barge Corporation Announces New Medium Speed Engine Power Barge Design

Dave Nickerson, President of Power Barge Corporation (PBC) announces the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Approval In Principle from ABS New Orleans for a new modular medium speed engine power...

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 61

Friday, April 7, 2017
Vard live fish transporter

VARD Lands Order for Live Fish Transporter

Vard Holdings Limited has announced that it has secured a contract with a Norwegian fishery for the design and construction of a live fish transportation vessel as the shipbulder continues...

April 7, 2017
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Monday, March 27, 2017
Maritime News

Fincantieri’s Takeover of VARD Comes Up Short

Fincantieri’s bid for all remaining shares of Vard Holdings failed to reach the minimum threshold required to take the company private. Fincantieri said Friday that its voluntary unconditional offer for all remaining...

March 27, 2017
Total Views: 18

Thursday, March 2, 2017

VARD Lands $41 Million Trawler Order

Shipbuilding Vard Holdings has announced it has secured a contract for the construction of a pelagic trawler for Shetland-based Research Fishing Company. The contract value is approximately NOK 350 million...

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Maritime News

Vard to Build Two LNG-Powered Ro-Pax Ferries for Norwegian Fjords

Offshore and specialized ship-builder VARD has secured contracts for the construction of two LNG powered RoPax ferries for Torghatten Nord in Norway.  The new car and passenger ferries are designed...

January 10, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

WATCH: Technip’s New Diving Support Vessel, Deep Explorer

French engineering company Technip has introduced its latest newbuild, the diving support vessel (DSV) Deep Explorer.  The vessel was officially named Saturday at a ceremony held at VARD’s Langston shipyard...

November 15, 2016
Total Views: 141

Monday, November 14, 2016

Fincantieri Launches Offer for Remaining Vard Shares

Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri has made a conditional offer for the remaining shares of Vard Holdings with a plan to take the company private. Fincantieri already owns 55.63% of the...

November 14, 2016
Total Views: 1

Friday, August 26, 2016
Maritime News

Vard Inks Order for Two Polar-Class Cruise Ships

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has ordered two new expedition-style cruise ships at Vard as the Hamburg-based cruise company looks to expand in the segment. The two vessels will be built to the...

August 26, 2016
Total Views: 10

Friday, August 12, 2016
Maritime News

VARD Confirms Expedition Cruise Ship Order

Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has confirmed the order for four expedition-style cruise ships for French luxury cruise company PONANT. The shipbuilding contracts follow a Letter of Intent for the four vessels...

August 12, 2016
Total Views: 10