The 'Color Hybrid' was named on 23 August in Sandefjord. The lady sponsor, the prime minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, made an appearance on the screen for a virtual naming of the vessel, with minister Jan Tore Sanner ensuring the champagne bottle was smashed at the ship's side.
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On 1 August 2019, the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid, was delivered from Ulstein Verft to Color Line. The ship sets a global standard for environmentally friendly ships. With its innovative and eco-friendly solutions this has been an important milestone project to the maritime cluster.
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.
The ‘Color Hybrid’ is nearing completion, and the interior illustrations give an insight in how this vessel will appear when she starts sailing. The vessel will provide a great travel experience and set a new standard for comfort.
The heart of Ulstein Verft lies in our dock hall, the pulsating centre for our ship constructions. Our mind is on securing the best possible experience for the ship owner and those travelling on their vessels. 'Color Hybrid', the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, was recently delivered from our yard.
The completion of the ‘Color Hybrid’ plug-in hybrid vessel is well underway at Ulstein Verft. Now is the time for painting, installations and electrical work. Present at the yard is Color Line’s site team, counting eight people. They will all have their work on the vessel after her delivery.
On Thursday, 15 November, Color Line and Ulstein Verft marked the construction start-up on the world's largest plug-in hybrid ship, the 'Color Hybrid'. The hull is placed in the dock hall, and several hundred yard workers are now busy with the ship’s completion before hand-over next summer.
The construction of the 'Color Hybrid' reached an important milestone 16 April which marked the assembly start of the 14 large blocks at Crist in Gdynia, Poland. The environmental friendly ship will be the world’s largest battery-hybrid ship when entering into service between Sandefjord and Strømstad in June next year.
The steel cutting ceremony of the Ulstein Verft's yard number 311, the plug-in hybrid ferry for Color Line, was held on Friday 14 July. SVP Marine & Technical, Jan Helge Pile, at Color Line, performed the first cut. The ferry will be completed in 2019.