News & Events

VARD Secures ABS AIP for VARD 7 115 Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessel

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Vard Marine for its 115-meter next generation offshore patrol vessel (NGOPV) design. The VARD 7 115... Read More

Canada’s Vard Marine and Finland’s ILS Ship Design & Engineering Announce a Collaborative Teaming Agreement 

Vard Marine Inc. and ILS Oy are delighted to announce an agreement to work together to develop design solutions for the global icebreaker market... Read More

Vard Marine Inc. Announces Change in Vice President of Ottawa Operations

Andrew Kendrick (left) and Derek Buxton Vard Marine is pleased to announce that Derek Buxton, current Vice President Business Development, has taken on the... Read More

Celebrating International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women's Day this year, we're profiling some of our talented female engineers. Women are underrepresented in engineering professions across the... Read More

Vard Marine Announces a new contract for the design of an Amphibious and Military Sea Transport Ship for the Chilean Navy Escotillón IV Program

Vard Amphibious & Military Sea Transport Vessel for the Chilean NavyVard Marine Inc. has been awarded the contract to design an Amphibious and Military... Read More

Beca Applied Technologies Ltd and Vard Marine Inc selected to support the New Zealand Ministry of Defence Southern Ocean Patrol Vessel Project

Beca Applied Technologies Ltd, with the support of specialist naval architecture company Vard Marine Inc, have been appointed by the New Zealand Ministry of... Read More

Vard Marine and BMT Canada congratulate the Royal Canadian Navy on acceptance of HMCS Harry DeWolf Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel

On July 31, 2020 at CFB Halifax dockyard, HMCS Harry DeWolf Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) was officially delivered to the Royal Canadian... Read More

VARD Secures Second ABS Approval in Principle for VARD 4 19 Service Operations Vessel

Vard Marine (VARD) shows again that it is dedicated to driving down risk to the end user and accelerating the design schedule for a... Read More

Vard Marine Inc. Announces CEO Transition

Vard Marine Inc. today announced that Dave McMillan, the firm’s President and CEO, will retire on May 31st, 2020 to pursue another chapter in... Read More

Business Continuity and Vard Marine’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

For Vard Marine, the health and well-being of our staff and customers is our top priority and we are constantly reviewing the situation as... Read More

Andrew Kendrick – President-Elect of SNAME

Vard Marine Inc. is proud to announce that Andrew Kendrick, VP Ottawa has been voted in as President-Elect of the Society of Naval Architect... Read More

Vard Marine Supports New York’s Gowanus Repowering Project Through Design Package for Two Power Barges

Vard Marine Inc. has been contracted to complete the basic class design package of a new generation of Siemens powered SeaFloat power barges to... Read More