The shipyard in Tulcea, eastern Romania, will build the hulls for three coast guard vessels that Vard, one of the world leaders in specialized shipbuilding, a Ficantieri subsidiary, will produce for Norway’s defence procurement agency NDMA.
Fincantieri has been nominated as qualified candidate in the public tender for the corvettes that will equip the Romanian Naval Forces.
In April this year, Vard was selected by Prysmian Group for the design and construction of one cable laying vessel. The contract value, including owner supplied special equipment, amounts to approximately EUR 170 million, and the hull is going to be also build at Tulcea shipyard.
Also in April this year it was announced that Vard had signed a new contract for the design and construction of one stern trawler for Havfisk, with hull to be also built at Vard Braila in Romania.