News & Events

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

Vard Marine to Design Largest LNG Jones Act Bunker Barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

Vard Marine Inc. recently completed the concept design of a new 5,400 cubic meter (CBM) LNG bunker barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. The barge... Read More

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

Vard Marine is pleased to announce that we have been awarded an engineering services contract for concept exploration with the Canadian Coast Guard. The... Read More

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

The LÉ George Bernard Shaw, Ireland’s fourth P60 class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), built to the VARD 7 090 design, has been officially commissioned.... Read More

VARD Signs MOU with ASFAT in Turkey for Long Term Strategic Relationship

Vard Marine Inc. is pleased to announce that an MOU has been signed with Askeri Fabrika ve Tersane İşletme A.Ş. (ASFAT) in Turkey to... Read More

Vard Marine Congratulates Eastern Shipbuilding After US Coast Guard Exercises Option to Construct First Offshore Patrol Cutter

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), FL has achieved another major milestone in the US Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. On 28th September 2018,... Read More

Vard Marine Announces Changes in VP of Houston Operations

Bill Lind, current vice president of Vard Marine’s Houston operations, has announced his plans to retire from the company at the end of June.... Read More