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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.
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.
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.
The offshore wind industry faces significant installation challenges with the increasing size of monopile foundations. With the patent-pending ULSTEIN U-STERN, we are introducing a safer, smarter and more competitive ship design solution for transporting, upending and installing large monopiles on DP.
Singapore-headquartered Cyan Renewables has contracted Ulstein Design & Solutions BV as the designer of a series of new floating foundation installation vessels (FFIV) dedicated to offshore wind. With an increasing lack of heavy lift installation vessels, these new FFIVs are needed to fill the gap.
The factory trawler ECOFIVE is one of the nominees for the 'Ship of the Year 2023' Award. The nomination committee states that 'This project is one of the most exciting developments done in fisheries in the last 30 years, with fuel savings of up to 40% and high quality of the catch'.
The steel cutting ceremony of the first of two next-generation Methanol MDO/HVO powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessels for Acta Marine was arranged on 18 January 2023 at Tersan. The SX216 design of the vessel has been developed exclusively and in close collaboration with Ulstein Design & Solutions AS.
Ulstein has been nominated for two awards by the Offshore Support Journal, the 'Innovation of the Year Award' for the TWIN X-STERN® design, and the 'Offshore Renewables Award', together with Acta Marine, for the ULSTEIN SX216 project. The award winners were announced at the OSJ conference on 8 February.
CSOV vessels underway: The steel cutting ceremony of Ulstein Verft’s yard number 318 was carried out today at the hull yard, Crist, on 18 November 2022. The vessel is the first of two offshore wind newbuilds for the Norway-based shipowner Olympic, and both are planned for delivery in 2024.
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.'