VARD’s core business is innovative design and construction of complex and highly customized OSV’s, PSV’s, AHTS’s and advanced OSCV’s. In addition, we produce other specialized vessels such as LNG-powered ferries, naval and coast guard vessels, fishing vessels etc.
In our design development we combine our long shipbuilding tradition with modern and sophisticated technique and create innovative solutions in close cooperation between experienced, demanding customers and our highly competent and enthusiastic engineers utilizing state of the art design- and analyze tools.
Safe operation for ship and crew are always in focus.
In our designs we have high attention on environment friendly vessels, including, as relevant:
§ Advanced and optimized hull shape for low resistance with respect to the submerged part of the vessel
§ Special bow design with respect to low wave resistance and enhanced comfort
§ Arrangement according to DnV Clean Class (or similar)
§ Diesel Electrical and / or Hybrid propulsion configuration
§ Low noise levels and focus on comfort for the crew
§ Good sea- keeping abilities and high operability in tough weather conditions