Trond Skodjevåg Bø (Sales Manager Ulstein Verft), Ann Katrin Barstad (Naval Architect Ulstein Design & Solutions AS) and Kristian Sætre (Managing Director Ulstein Verft).

Winning yacht contract

Ulstein Verft has signed a contract on building a yacht for a private owner, one of the world’s biggest ship owners. This will be the first vessel for Ulstein within this segment.
Published
04 November 2016
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  • The traditional cake table when celebrating a new contract.
  • The design team in Ulstein Design and Solutions responsible for the maritime platform.
  • Colleagues eager to get started on the demanding yacht project.

"We are very pleased that we were chosen to develop the marine platform and that our shipyard will be the one to build this vessel. This is a very important contract for us in a new and interesting market", says CEO Gunvor Ulstein in Ulstein Group.

The marine platform and hull line design is developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. Exterior design and general arrangement plan (GA) will be supplied by the renowned yacht designer Espen Øino.

"The customer wants the characteristic X-BOW® from ULSTEIN and together with Espen Øino, responsible for the exterior design and GA-plan, we have developed a solid yacht project. We are definitely looking forward to realize this project", says managing director Kristian Sætre at Ulstein Verft. The vessel will be delivered first quarter 2018. The planning and engineering work has started and the project will keep a significant part of the Ulstein Verft workforce occupied throughout 2017. The yacht is 88.5 metres long and 16.3 metres wide.


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