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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.
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.
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.
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.
Britoil Offshore Service (BOS) adds the 'Britoil Journey' to its fleet. The Ulstein P128 design, a DP2 Platform Supply Vessel, was successfully tested and delivered by Guangzhou South China Shipyard in March 2023. Ulstein Electrical Technology has provided re-start testing and commissioning services to the vessel.
What happens when shipowners, naval architects and engineers team up to boost an already successful SOV vessel to make her the optimum choice for flexible operations? You get Windea Leibniz 2.0.
On 29 March 2023, the steel-cutting ceremony for the second next-generation Methanol MDO/HVO-powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessel for Acta Marine was completed at Tersan. The vessel is a TWIN X-STERN Construction Service Operation Vessel design from Ulstein.
On 22 March, the Norse Group of companies celebrated the completion of the final block in the construction process of the ULSTEIN FX101 designed, factory stern trawler project for Bluewild.
The production of the two Construction Service Operation Vessels that Olympic ordered in 2022 from Ulstein is well underway at the hull yard CRIST. On 14 March 2023, the keel was laid for vessel number two, yard number (yno) 319.
The CX103 designed, polar expedition cruise vessel Ocean Albatros is preparing for her first journey, and these days there is hectic activity to finalise the interior. Work is proceeding on the reception, the carpet is being installed in the lecture area and the mud room is taking shape.
SunStone Ships goes for another cruise vessel in its INFINITY class. All the vessels in this class are designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS. These vessels were the first to introduce the patented X-BOW design in the cruise industry, a solution that has been warmly welcomed by cruise passengers and crews alike.
On 4 February 2023, the Windea Leibniz upgrade was completed at Ulstein Verft. With an increase of cabins from 60 to over 80, the vessel has transitioned from an SOV to a CSOV. Additionally, the yard has installed one extra pedestal on the stern for Baltic Sea operations to complement the existing North Sea pedestal.