News & Events

Vard Marine Joins South African Navy’s Project Hotel Program

Vard Marine is pleased to congratulate Durban-based Southern African Shipyards (SAS) on being selected for the design and construction of the South African Navy’s... Read More

First Large Vessel Launched Under National Shipbuilding Strategy

Vard Marine Inc. is pleased to join Seaspan Shipyards, the Government of Canada, and the Canadian Coast Guard in celebrating the launch of the... Read More

Vard 3 340 Wins Boat of the Year!

WorkBoat Magazine has named the Vard 3 340, the Harvey Sub-Sea/Harvey Blue-Sea, its Boat of the Year. Competing against nine other significant vessels in... Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Delivers MultiPurpose Support Vessel – Harvey Blue-Sea

Eastern Shipbuilding Group has delivered Harvey Blue-Sea, a 340-foot Class Multipurpose Support Vessel (MPSV), to Harvey Gulf International Marine. Its sister ship, Harvey Sub-Sea, was the first... Read More

VARD 9 105 Selected With Preferred Bidder On Project “Hotel” For South African Navy

Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African Shipyards, located in Durban, S.A. has been selected as the preferred bidder... Read More

VARD 7 110 selected for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter

Vard Marine is pleased to congratulate Eastern Shipbuilding Group and our team partners on being selected for the detailed design and construction phase for... Read More

Appledore Delivers Third OPV to Irish Naval Service

An offshore patrol vessel (OPV) built at Appledore Shipyard has been successfully handed over to the Irish Naval Service. It had been on sea... Read More

Irish Naval Service orders fourth VARD 7 090 OPV from Appledore

Ireland’s Department of Defence has awarded Babcock International Group a contract extension that will see Babcock’s Appledore shipbuilding facility in North Devon, England, build... Read More

Vard Marine wins twice on US Navy contract for LCU study

Vard Marine is pleased to have been awarded design support contracts with two independent bidders on the US Navy LCU 1700 Program. The work... Read More

Eastern Launches MPSV for Harvey Gulf

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched M/V Harvey Blue-Sea (Hull 250) on April 29, 2016 for Harvey Gulf International Marine, Inc. of New Orleans,... Read More

Third VARD 7 090 for the Irish Naval Service floated out

LÉ William Butler Yeats is the third VARD 7 090 to be delivered to the Irish Naval Service.  LE James Joyce (September 2015) and... Read More

First LNG Ferry for Seaspan launched at Sedef Shipyard

The first of two trailer ferries designed by Vard Marine has been launched at Sedef Shipyard in Turkey and is ready for final outfitting... Read More