Docking of the Color Hybrid.

'Color Hybrid' being finalised at Ulstein Verft

The hull of the 'Color Hybrid', Color Line's next flag ship that will be servicing Sandefjord-Strömstad, has arrived Ulstein Verft for completion.

Published
08 November 2018
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  • The hull of the 'Color Hybrid' shortly before arriving Ulstein Verft.
  • The hull feats neatly into the dock hall.
  • All employees ready to commence the work on the 'Color Hybrid'
  • Arrival of the tow at Tuesday night, 6 November 2018.
  • Docking has commenced, photo taken from the Høgåsen mountain across the fjord, photo by Elias Storøy.
  • The Color Hybrid being towed into the dock hall at Ulstein Verft.
  • Docking completed, and the tug about to depart.

The ship is contracted by Color Line at Ulstein Verft and is scheduled for delivery Q2 2019.

The ship presents an increased capacity on the line between Norway and Sweden. The 'Color Hybrid' is the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, measuring 160 metres in length, and with a capacity of 2,000 passengers and about 500 cars.

The tow of the hull arrived at Ulstein Verft on 6 November 2018, and the hull was positioned in the dock hall on 8 November. Completion work will now commence on the various areas of the vessels such as the engine area, public area, car deck and outer decks, thereafter comes tasks such as painting, commissioning, testing and sea trial. Read more about Ulstein's shipbuilding area.

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