Hapag-Lloyd Cruises gets approval to build third expedition ship

MAY 21, 2018 — Germany’s TUI Group has given approval for its Hapag-Lloyd Cruises subsidiary to order a third 230 guest expedition ship from shipbuilder Vard for delivery in 2021. The green

Vard to build advanced cable layer for Prysmian Group

APRIL 29, 2018 — Fincantieri subsidiary Vard has been awarded a contract by the Milan, Italy, headquartered Prysmian Group for the design and construction of a cable laying vessel for advanced subsea

Vard wins order for stern trawler with integrated energy storage system

APRIL 10, 2018 — Fincantieri subsidiary Vard has secured a new contract for the design and construction of a stern trawler for Havfisk, Norway’s largest trawler company. The contract value is slightly

Vard to build two more expedition cruise ships for Ponant

MARCH 7, 2018 — French cruise company Ponant has added two more luxury expedition cruise ships to the four it already has on order at Vard. They will be identical to their

Vard wins contract to build all electric car/passenger ferry

JANUARY 5, 2018 — Vard has secured a contract for the construction of a car and passenger ferry for Norwegian public transportation provider Boreal that features a fully electrical battery solution for

Vard “reels in” contract for two

DECEMBER 26, 2017—Norway’s Vard Aukra will build two 19m x 10m freight-and-service vessels for the FSV Group of Norway, according to an announcement by Vard Holdings Limited. The FSV Group operates and

VIDEO: Ponant orders cruise icebreaker with hybrid LNG dual fuel power

DECEMBER 18, 2017 —Starting in 2021, French luxury cruise line Ponant aims to take passengers where few have gone before—beyond the North Pole on Arctic Ocean crossings to Greenland’s northern coast and

Hull optimization promises big fuel savings for expedition cruise duo

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 — Two 138 m, 240 passenger expedition cruise ships under construction for Hapag Lloyd cruises are projected to see fuel savings of over 10 percent as a result of

Fincantieri seeks to delist Vard

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 — Fincantieri is proposing to delist its 79.34% owned shipbuilding and design subsidiary Vard from the main board of the Singapore Exchange. The delisting is subject to, among other

Vard to continue negotiations for Norwegian Coast Guard trio

OCTOBER 13, 2017 — Vard Holdings Limited reports that it has been invited to continue negotiations for the construction of three vessels for the Norwegian Coast Guard. The Norwegian Government had originally