Fincantieri’s Subsidiary, Vard Enters The Renewable Energy Sector

VARD 4 19 SOV for Ta San Shang Marine MOL and TTM-article

VARD, Fincantieri’s subsidiary and one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, signed a new contract for the design and construction of one Service Operation Vessel (SOV) for Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd., a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine Co., Ltd. (TTM).

The vessel – the first one to be built for the Asian market – is specifically conceived to perform maintenance operations to be carried out in the Greater Changhua Wind...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/fincantieris-subsidiary-vard-enters-the-renewable-energy-sector/

Vard Secures Contract For One Stern Trawler For Framherji

Vard Secures Contract For One Stern Trawler For Framherji

VARD, Fincantieri’s subsidiary and one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, signed an important contract for the design and construction of a sophisticated unit for the company P/F Akraberg, part of the Framherji group, one of the leading and most innovative fishing companies in the Faroe Islands.

The hull of the vessel will be built at the Romanian yard of the Group in Braila, while the final outfitting and the delivery of the unit, scheduled in the first...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/vard-secures-contract-for-one-stern-trawler-for-framherji/

Viking to add cruise ships to North American routes

Global cruise giant Viking Cruises is moving further into the North American market with plans for the increasingly popular Great Lakes and U.S. rivers.

Best known for river cruises, Switzerland-based Viking with a fleet of 79 vessels last week said it was building two expedition ships, which will both serve the Antarctic. The first — the 665’x77’, 378-passenger Viking Octantis being built in Norway by Fincantieri’s Vard – also begins sailing the Great Lakes in April 2022, visiting Michigan,...

https://www.workboat.com/news/passenger-vessels/viking-to-add-cruise-ships-to-north-american-routes/

Vard, ABS plan for first U.S.-flag offshore wind service operations vessel

Vard describes its 215'x55.7' SOV as

In the offshore wind energy business, one of the biggest questions is when U.S. shipyards will step up and build a new generation of support vessels.

ABS and Vard offered one prospect, when the classification society announced it had awarded an “approval in principle” for a Jones Act-compliant version of Vard’s 4 07 service operation vessel (SOV) – a major step up from the first generation of crew transfer vessels for U.S. wind operations.

Vard describes its 218’x55.7’ SOV as “a suitable vessel...

https://www.workboat.com/news/offshore/vard-abs-plan-for-first-u-s-flag-offshore-wind-service-operations-vessel/

Vard Delivers Luxury Expedition Cruise Vessel Hanseatic Inspiration For Hapag-Lloyd Cruises

Hanseatic Inspiration

​​We are pleased to announce that we have completed and delivered the second ship in a new series of luxury expedition cruise vessels for Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. The 139 meters long, 16,000 GWT HANSEATIC inspiration follows sister ship HANSEATIC nature delivered by Vard Langsten in Norway, with a third vessel, HANSEATIC spirit, scheduled for completion in 2021. Each ship is specially tailored to allow passengers intimate and high-quality experiences in remote regions, ranging from the...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/vard-delivers-luxury-expedition-cruise-vessel-hanseatic-inspiration-for-hapag-lloyd-cruises/

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