Awards & Recognitions
With creative enthusiasm we combine skills, knowledge and creativity to come up with new concepts, solutions and products that can carry the maritime industry into the future. Through our history, we have received a number of nominations and awards, some of which are listed below.
Shortlisted for innovation and renewable energy awards
Ulstein was one of the nominees for two awards at the OSJ conference in February 2023, the 'Innovation of the Year Award' for the TWIN X-STERN design, and the 'Offshore Renewables Award', together with Acta Marine, for the ULSTEIN SX216 project.Read more
2022: 'ECOFIVE marks a change for the fishing industry'
The factory trawler ECOFIVE will provide a far lower environmental footprint, higher fishing quality and a safer working environment. ECOFIVE was announced as the winner of the Innovation Award at the opening ceremony of Nor-Fishing on 23 August.More about the Innovation Award
2019: Awarded 'Best Industrial Design Company'
Ulstein has been appointed 'Best Industrial Design Company 2019'. Jury statement: A venturous company with solid experience that holds a strong IPR strategy. They are flexible, having moved from oil to offshore wind and sustainable solutions. Their characteristic design is the ocean's answer to the iconic Coke bottle.
2017: World’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel awarded Next Generation Ship Award
At the opening ceremony of the Nor-Shipping exhibition, the ‘Color Hybrid’ plug-in hybrid vessel was announced the winner of the 'Next Generation Ship Award'. The vessel has been designed by Fosen Yard and is being constructed by Ulstein Verft for the ship owner Color Line.
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.
Ship of the Year Awards
2019: Color Hybrid - Ship of the Year 2019
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, has been appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’.Read more