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New start:

ASMAR’s new-build project, the wellboat Rio Dulce III


Royce designs).

VARD’s Presence

With Tier III emissions rules pressing,

Asked if Norwegian yards were aggres- power specialists have increased their sively pursuing the Western Hemisphere range, and from 2015 onwards, all from to make up for the “standstill” in offshore

Rolls’s Bergen B and CAT engines to service vessels or to capitalize on a weak-

MAN propulsion packs, motors and a ened Norwegian kroner, Skipsteknisk new Tier III John Deere power system managing director Hans Ove Holmoey series of from 74 kW to 559 kW are said: “(The company) is 40 this year and available. In the Americas, all things are started with the design of ? shing boats in ? ux equipment-wise, as Norwegian for Norwegian ship owners. (The busi- designs vie with those from North Amer- ness) developed geographically and … ica — including VARD Design’s new came to cover offshore and research. For

Canadian af? liate, Vard Marine. Mean- 20 years, these three segments have been while, Skipsteknisk has a new-build our basis and strategy … to meet a down-

ST-155L underway at Dakota Creek turn in activity in one or two segments.”

Shipyard in Washington for Blue North

VARD, too, might make it in America

Fisheries, and the same yard is building after growing its fortunes in Norway af- an ST-116XL factory trawler for Fisher- ter a slew of projects the past ? ve years: man Finest Inc.

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