On 6 June 2023, Bluewild, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS and Westcon were awarded 'Ship of the Year 2023' for the factory trawler ECOFIVE. The jury states that the ship solution offers ground-breaking technology with several innovations for a greener fishing fleet.
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On 20 October 2022, Ulstein was appointed 'The Industrial Design Company of the Year Award.' The jury stated Ulstein has ‘design as a part of its DNA. The world is facing enormous challenges, and the company is working to solve these challenges by thinking differently, and working across disciplines and industries.'
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.
Both the newbuilds at Ulstein Verft are nominees for the ‘Ship of the Year 2021’ Award; the polar vessel 'National Geographic Resolution' and the cable-laying vessel 'Nexans Aurora'. The ‘Ship of the Year’ is awarded by the maritime magazine Skipsrevyen and the winner will be announced in August.
The world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, has been appointed ‘Ship of the Year 2019’. Ulstein Group CEO Gunvor Ulstein received the Award from HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway at the Nor-Shipping exhibition on 4 June 2019.
Together with EGGS Design, Ulstein won the DOGA Award for Ulstein’s Marine Automation Systems, currently ULSTEIN IAS and ULSTEIN AMS, based on the X-CONNECT® architecture.
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.
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.
Siemens Wind Power, BS Offshore and Ulstein have received the OSJ Offshore Renewables Award 2017 for the SOV vessel 'Windea La Cour'.
The X-STERN® solution was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award at the Nor-Shipping opening conference. Innovative ship design is the main criteria in the awarding of this Prize.