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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.
The subsea vessel Island Constructor, build 279 from Ulstein Verft, will return to the yard in January 2024 for a service assignment.
Marking a significant achievement in the world of expedition cruising, SunStone Maritime Group recently celebrated the start of construction for their seventh and final Infinity-class vessel, based on the ULSTEIN CX103 design.
On 27 November 2023, the hydrostatics and stability representatives from Ulstein Design & Solutions AS carried out the inclining test of the first offshore wind service vessel for Shanghai Electric. The vessel is an ULSTEIN SX195 design, and the first purpose-made SOV designed for the Chinese Offshore Wind industry.
Three of the ten platform supply vessels in the Aurora Offshore fleet have been designed by Ulstein. During Ulstein's classification upgrades of the automation, power and communication system deliveries, the vessels have also been upgraded with shore power connection.