Trusted to design specialized vessels meeting the challenges of marine operations

Meet Vard Marine

Vard Marine is a consulting naval architecture and marine engineering company with Canadian operations located in Vancouver and Ottawa, and American operations located in Houston, Texas. The company offers professional ship design, engineering, and shipbuilding technology services to our clients. When we design advanced offshore and specialized vessels, we focus on long term relationships and close cooperation with both ship builders and ship owners.

Vard Marine provides high quality technical support, innovative vessel designs, and new technology applications, including successful European ship design, production and shipbuilding business practices, to the marine community in North America and to selected international markets.

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Used by companies and agencies worldwide

"We continue to enjoy a good working relationship. Ron Pearson and his team deliver on promises and we look forward to entrusting more engineering projects to Vard Marine. Always,..."

Tim Clerc,Seacor

Used by companies and agencies worldwide

"Working with Vard Marine in Vancouver and Houston has been a rewarding experience as we have found their group to be very knowledgeable, willing to listen to their customer’s..."

Ken Munroe,Eastern Shipbuilding Group

Used by companies and agencies worldwide

"The Project Team is very satisfied with the Design Package and the way this project was handled by Vard Marine. Thanks to you and to your dedicated team for..."

Patrick Scalabrini,PWGSC

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A Range Of Worldwide Services

​Vard Marine’s experienced naval architects and engineers deliver a wide range of design services – from advanced analysis systems to full scale sea trials. The result is our proven design portfolio – vessels with high mission effectiveness, efficient construction and superior operability. You’ll find them safely plying rugged waters worldwide, proudly owned by satisfied Vard Marine clients.

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In The News

Philly Shipyard and Vard Marine Team Win Contract for CHAMP Design Study

Vancouver, BC (June 13, 2019) – Philly Shipyard and Vard Marine are pleased to announce that their bid to conduct industry studies for the... Read More

Vard Marine Wins Canadian Coast Guard Concept Exploration Contract

Canadian Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker (Vard 9 206) and Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (Vard 9 109) with conceptual viewsVard Marine is pleased to announce... Read More

Fourth Irish OPV built to VARD 7 090 design commissioned by Irish Naval Services

Samuel Beckett (VARD 7 90) on Sea TrialsThe LÉ George Bernard Shaw, Ireland’s fourth P60 class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), built to the VARD... Read More

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