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On 20 July 2023, U.S. President Joe Biden attended the steel-cutting ceremony of the subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel 'Acadia', under construction at Philly Shipyard. Designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions B.V., this will be the first of its kind U.S.-built vessel.
Trawling has always presented some challenges. The award-winning ECOFIVE solution from Bluewild is an ambitious venture that maintains high catch quality and is now being realised in a factory trawler developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. An explanatory animation in this article describes the catch solution.
The CMHI Haimen yard, China, delivered SunStone's sixth expedition cruise vessel in the Infinity class, the Ocean Albatros, on Thursday, 20 April 2023. The vessel will operate on year-round charter for Albatros Expeditions.
Bernhard Schulte Offshore returns to Ulstein Verft for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX222 design. The contract includes options for four additional vessels.
Seaway7's newbuild heavy lift crane vessel Seaway Alfa Lift (CMHI-207) has departed China following its delivery from China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI). The vessel has been constructed at the CMHI Haimen shipyard.
On 22 June 2023, Albatros Expeditions announced the arrival and takeover of its newest vessel, the Ulstein-designed Ocean Albatros, in Tromsø, Norway. The Ocean Albatros is one of the seven sisters in SunStone Ships' INFINITY Class.
On 20 June 2023, at the Electric & Hybrid Marine Expo Europe in Amsterdam, ULSTEIN THOR was announced as the winner of the Concept Vessel Design of the Year Award.
The keel laying ceremony for the Yno 1121, one of the Ulstein-designed Acta Marine TWIN X-STERN CSOVs at the Tersan Shipyard, was arranged on 1 June 2023.
Shipowner Frøy ASA and Blue Ctrl AS have entered into an agreement to digitise Frøy's fleet. The collaboration will enhance efficiency, contribute to more environmentally friendly decisions, and lay a solid foundation for Frøy's future growth.
Ulstein Design & Solutions AS has signed a contract with Tersan Shipyard for two methanol-fuelled ULSTEIN SX216 Construction Service Operating Vessel (CSOV) designs. The vessels will be constructed for the Netherlands-based Acta Marine and will be number 3 and 4 with the novel TWIN X-STERN solution in the Acta fleet.
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.
Seismic flexibility: The SW Tasman, a seismic vessel in the Shearwater GeoServices fleet, is undergoing a conversion to a deepwater dual ROV OBN deployment vessel based on conversion engineering from ULSTEIN.