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Vard secures contracts for the design and construction of seven stern trawlers

VARD is pleased to announce that it has secured contracts for the design and construction of seven stern trawlers for four Icelandic shipowners: Bergur-Huginn, Utgerdarfelag Akureyringa, Gjögur and Skinney-Thinganes. The total contract value is approximately NOK 700 million.

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VARD secures contract for two offshore fish farming operation platforms for Cermaq Norway

The new platforms are of VARD 8 54 design, developed by Vard Design and Vard Aukra in close cooperation with Cermaq Norway. The two platforms are specially designed for fish farming operations in harsh environment, and have a capacity for 600 tons of fish feed, as well as separate areas for storage, veterinary services, workshop and accommodation for a crew of eight people.

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New fish feed system from VARD reduces feed breakage by 50%

The Skretting Service Team played an important role when critical components were tested during development of VARD’s new fish feed system. Skretting wrote about the new design that improves the utilization of the feed and hereby increases the profitability for the harvester, in their magazine Mærkanten

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FISH FEED BARGES AND SERVICE VESSEL IN OPERATION AT NEW FISH FARMING LOCATION ON ICELAND


“Muninn” at site in Reyðarfjörður, Laxar’s new location for fish farming on Iceland
Fish Feed Barge | VARD 8 52 design | Length: 25, 0 m | Breadth: 12, 0 m

VARD has developed and delivered a fish feed barge and a service vessel for Laxar Fiskheldi Ef, for operations in Reyðarfjörður, Laxar’s new location for fish farming on Iceland.

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