About Vard Electro Canada

Vard Electro Canada delivers full-scale electrical engineering design, marine procurement, and integrated solutions for vessels in the marine industry. With the ability to operate as a specialized system integrator (SSI), we can provide everything from concept design to equipment purchase to equipment integration through the warranty period. We are proud to be a contributor on Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) for new ship construction and are the designated Electrical Engineering Design Centre of Excellence for Government Vessels within Vard Group.

Vard Electro Canada was incorporated in 2016 and we are a subsidiary of Vard Electro AS. What started with a handful of employees has now grown substantially to span across our offices in Vancouver and Ottawa, and we are continuing to grow. We now have an office in Houston, Texas under the name Vard Electro US Inc., where we continue to serve our clients across North America and globally.


We are proud members of:

Green Marine Partner

Our Mission & Values

Vard Electro Canada aims to be the trusted provider of electrical engineering services and integrated solutions for the global marine industry. We also strongly adhere and align ourselves to our company values of:


We take pride in delivering high quality products and services.


We truly care about the individual, team and society.


Customer satisfaction is everyone’s responsibility.

We Are One VARD

Being with VARD means we can leverage the wealth of the design, supply, and build capabilities of our affiliates Vard Marine, Vard Electro AS, and Vard Group. Together we are one VARD, and access to this exceptional resource pool allows us to provide our clients with the best solutions and service.

VARD is headquartered in Norway and is one of the major shipbuilders and designers of specialized vessels in the global maritime industry. VARD operates nine shipbuilding facilities that are strategically placed in Norway, Romania, Brazil, and Vietnam.

Security Clearance

Security clearance procedures within our company are taken very seriously to ensure we are complying not only as a company, but as a strategic partner with our clients and keeping their best interests in mind.

We are registered with the:

  • Controlled Goods Program
  • Contract Security Program
  • Joint Certification Program

We collaborate with maritime security organizations and militaries from around the world and we have experience with government security requirements such as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

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