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ULSTEIN FX101 ECOFIVE trawler Bluewild Westcon Ulstein Design and Solutions
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'Ship of the Year 2023' to ECOFIVE trawler

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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Cyan Renewables selects ULSTEIN FFIV design

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.

Steel cutting ceremony Acta Marine first CSOV of ULSTEIN SX216 design
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Steel cutting ceremony for Acta Marine’s CSOV

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.

SX216 Acta _Twin X-Stern
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We have been shortlisted

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.

Jakob Sobotko, project manager Crist, and Marius Bergseth, CCO Olympic, at the steel cutting ceremony of Olympic's first CSOV.
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Start-up of the Olympic CSOV shipbuilding projects

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.

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2022: Industrial Design Company of the Year

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.'