Vard to supply unmanned craft to Ocean Infinity

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Photo: Vard

Fincantieri subsidiary Vard has been awarded a contract for the design and construction of eight robotic vessels for maritime operations worldwide for US-based Ocean Infinity.

The 78-metre vessels may be operated remotely from a shore station or with a minimal onboard crew. Each will be powered by ammonia-ready fuel cells to reduce environmental impact.

The eight vessels will be built at Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam and will be delivered from mid-2022 to 2023.

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