2017: X-BOW among top 3 of most important Norwegian innovations
When the newspaper Aftenposten asked the Norwegian people to name the most important Norwegian innovations through time, they voted the cheese slicer as #3, the X-BOW hull line design as #2, and the Tripp Trapp high chair as #1. While numbers 1 and 3 are household items, the X-BOW is a pure industrial design.
2015: ULSTEIN X-STERN® - Next Generation Ship Award 2015.
The X-STERN® solution was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award at the Nor-Shipping opening conference. Innovative ship design is the main criteria in the awarding of this Prize.
2005: X-BOW® - Norwegian Engineering Feat of the Year
After the launch of the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept in 2005, the bow has received, or been nominated for, a number of Innovation Awards. The first was the Norwegian Engineering Feat of the Year from the magazine “Teknisk Ukeblad” in 2005.
2010: X-BOW® - Most innovative product
With the X-BOW®, Ulstein Group won the award for the most innovative product at ShipTek2010 in Dubai.
2015: ULSTEIN COLIBRI™ - IRO Innovation Prize
Ulstein Equipment BV was honoured with the IRO Oil & Gas Innovation Prize 2015 for their Ulstein Colibri™, a 3D motion-compensated crane add-on system for the purpose of increasing vessel operability. This will enable smaller and more cost-effective vessels to be used in harsher weather conditions.
2013: Chain-type Stinger Handling System - IRO Innovation Prize
The cutting-edge solution of the chain-type stinger handling system improves both the vessel design and pipe-lay operations, and as acknowledgement on April 16th 2013, the equipment won the IRO Innovation Prize.
Ship of the Year Awards
2008: Island Constructor - Ship of the Year
Island Constructor won Offshore Support Journal’s prestigious 2008 ‘Ship of the Year’ award. The vessel is suited for both well intervention and construction work.
2007: Normand Seven - Ship of the Year
Normand Seven, built at Ulstein Verft AS has been named “Ship of the Year 2007”. The vessel was the largest offshore vessel ever delivered from Ulstein Verft at the time.
2006: AHTS Bourbon Orca - Ship of the Year
Bourbon Orca, an ULSTEIN AX104 designed and built by the Ulstein Group, has been named “Ship of the Year 2006”.
Environment and Safety
2017: Windea La Cour - OSJ Offshore Renewables Award
Siemens Wind Power, BS Offshore and Ulstein have received the OSJ Offshore Renewables Award 2017 for the SOV vessel 'Windea La Cour'.
2014: Siem Moxie - OSJ Offshore Renewables Award
The ship was the winner of the OSJ Offshore Renewables Award 2014. This Prize is awarded to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to the development of the offshore renewables market.
2011: Ulstein Hybrid Propulsion
The hybrid solution in ‘Olympic Hera’ and ‘Olympic Zeus’ was nominated for the Green Ship Technology Award 2011.