Acta Centaurus, second DP2 W2W vessel in final construction phase at Ulstein Verft


The ULSTEIN SX195 hull of Acta Marine’s second Walk-to-Work construction support vessel, the Acta Centaurus, has arrived at Ulstein Verft in Norway. During the coming months she will be further outfitted, commissioned and explicitly tested.

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Ulstein Verft, together with its hull builder in Poland, completed the steelwork and further preparations according to plan. The vessel is now located alongside the quay at Ulstein Verft. Outfitting and completing of the vessel and the installation of the SMST provided mission equipment - motion compensated gangway and 3D crane will commence.

Upon delivery, by beginning of Q2 2019, Acta Centaurus will join Acta Auriga and Acta Orion, and as such form the third vessel in the Acta fleet dedicated for walk to work, offshore logistics and accommodation services for a variety of clients in the offshore renewable and offshore energy industry.

Acta Centaurus offers:

• Safe and stepless people and cargo transfer by motion compensated gangway up to Hs 3.0 metres

• 3D motion compensated knuckle boom crane for 6 ton cargo handling in sea conditions up to Hs 2.5 metres

• Optimized hull form with ULSTEIN X-BOW® and ULSTEIN X-STERN® to offer unmatched workability in adverse weather conditions

• State of the art hotel facilities to accommodate up to 120 persons

• 1,000 m2 deck space for cargo storage

• Helideck

Acta Marine
is a trusted marine support provider with a versatile fleet of over 40 vessels. Acta Marine operates globally; supporting clients working on coastal infrastructure and offshore energy projects. The company works in a broad range of maritime sectors. DP Multicats, Walk-to-work Vessels, Crew Transfer Vessels, Multipurpose & Survey Vessels, and Barges – the fleet is capable of taking on a wide scope of jobs. their work is carried out by a motivated and professional team of personnel. With our proven track record, the company strives for continuous optimisation of their, providing clients with the most effective solutions. The company started out in 1970 – and still operate as – a family-owned business. With a long-term focus, Acta Marine takes care of all aspects of their business; our clients, business partners, our people, our assets, and the environment we work in.

Ulstein Group is a family-run company established in 1917, and is specialised in ship design, shipbuilding, systems and services for the maritime market. The company is headquartered in Ulsteinvik, Norway. Ulstein Verft has delivered more than 300 vessels, while Ulstein Design & Solutions have delivered more than 100 designs for vessels featuring the -X-BOW hull line design. The Acta Centaurus also features the newly developed X-STERN aft, a design characteristic which improves the flexibility in operations, reduces fuel consumption and gives improved safety for crew and equipment.

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