Heavy Offshore Construction Vessel
Setting the standard for offshore construction vessels
Heavy Offshore Construction Vessels are the backbone of offshore projects. These versatile vessels are pivotal in pipeline laying, subsea installations, and heavy lifting operations. When it comes to designing and developing these cutting-edge vessels, Ulstein can be perfect partner. With decades of experience, we excel in crafting tailor-made solutions that maximize efficiency, safety, and environmental sustainability.
As pioneers in offshore vessel design, we remain committed to delivering innovative and reliable vessels that meet the evolving demands of the energy industry.
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Turning visions into realities motivates us to keep pushing for progress in the maritime industry.
You can learn more about how we work with our customers to achieve their visions through our stories.
On 6 February 2024, the inclining test of the ULSTEIN SX197 vessel for Shanghai Electric was conducted.
Offshore wind energy generation is one means to reach international climate goals. Ulstein has developed offshore wind designs since 2006. The designs draw on our broad experience in oil and gas, and range from new turbine installation concepts to foundation installation vessels and service operation vessels.
The two Ulstein-designed CSOV newbuilds under construction for Bernhard Schulte Offshore have reached important milestones. The steel cutting and keel laying ceremonies for yno 321 and 320, respectively, were arranged at the Crist hull yard, Poland, on 30 January 2024.
In November 2023, former CEO Gunvor Ulstein returned to Ulstein Group as acting CEO. In an Ulstein Group Board meeting on 25 January 2024, she was appointed CEO of Ulstein Group.
On 19 January 2024, on the day four months after signing the shipbuilding contract, Nexans Marine Operations AS and Ulstein Verft could celebrate the start of the construction of Nexans’ next cable laying vessel. Attending the steel cutting ceremony at the Crist hull yard were representatives from Nexans, Ulstein Verft, DNV and Crist.
At the end of 2023, Ulstein Verft finished the conversion of the Fugro Resilience on time. Originally a platform supply vessel (PSV) of the ULSTEIN PX121 design, it has now been repurposed as a vessel for geotechnical operations.
Friday, 12 January 2024: The hull of yard number 318, the first of two newbuild Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for Olympic, has arrived at the outfitting yard Ulstein Verft AS in Norway. The hull will be positioned in the dock hall, after which the outfitting work starts.
Ulstein Verft will construct two CSOVs based on the ULSTEIN SX222 design. The contracts have been entered into on behalf of institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management and include two additional options.
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Ulstein Design & Solutions B.V.
Located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Develops innovative ships for the offshore wind and offshore oil and gas industries, with a speciality in wind farm installation vessels, heavy lift crane vessels, pipelay vessels/barges, rock installation vessels, shallow draught construction support vessels, and drill ships.