Vard Marine design selected for US Coast Guard offshore patrol cutter

A design developed by Vard Marine has been selected for the US Coast Guard's new offshore patrol cutter programme.
A design developed by Vard Marine has been selected for the US Coast Guard's new offshore patrol cutter programme. PHOTO: VARD

SINGAPORE - Mainboard-listed Vard Holdings announced on Monday (Sept 19) that a design developed by its subsidiary, Vard Marine, has been selected for the US Coast Guard's new offshore patrol cutter (OPC) programme.

Said Vard Marine president and CEO Dave McMillan: "We look forward to completing detailed development of the VARD 7 110 design that formed the basis for our successful bid and supporting Eastern Shipbuilding Group in constructing high-quality vessels for the US Coast Guard."

Based in Canada and the US, Vard Marine offers ship design, engineering, and shipbuilding technology services to the marine community in North America and to selected international markets.