Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

SunStone Signs Agreement for Four Expedition Cruise Ships

Miami-based SunStone Ships has announced that it has signed a Framework Agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings for the construction of four ice-class expedition vessels to be built in China....

March 29, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Ulstein Launches First X-Stern

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has launched the first vessel featuring the new X-Stern hull design at their Ulstein Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway.  The service operation vessel for the offshore wind industry is one...

April 28, 2016
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Interesting

PHOTOS: First Look at New Ulstein X-STERN Hull

The first of two new Service Operation Vessels (SOV) featuring the new Ulstein X-Stern arrived at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway after making the trek from Poland where...

January 6, 2016
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Record Launch at Ulstein

On Tuesday night, yard number 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore and Edison Chouest Offshore, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway. Measuring...

August 26, 2015
Total Views: 14

Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

Record Build for Ulstein Verft Reaches Milestone

A big milestone for a record build at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway. Last month, the prefabricated aft section of newbuild Yno 302 arrived at the yard following an...

May 8, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
News

Ulstein Lands First ‘X-Stern’ Order

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein says it has booked its first order for newbuilds featuring its innovative 'X-STERN' technology, an obvious successor to the company's proprietary X-BOW.

January 13, 2015
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Interesting

Ulstein Introduces the ‘X-Stern’

From the makers of the unmistakable X-Bow hull design reminiscent of a modern-day viking ship, the Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein today unveiled its latest design feature: the X-Stern.

August 26, 2014
Total Views: 57

Monday, March 31, 2014
Maritime News

Ulstein to Design 300T Bollard Pull Ocean-Going Tugs

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Group announced its entry into the long-haul ocean towing segment with a design and equipment package contract for four 300 ton bollard pull tugs featuring the unmistakable X-Bow.

March 31, 2014
Total Views: 134

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Maritime News

Ulstein Delivers ‘Polar Onyx’ Offshore Construction Vessel

The offshore construction vessel 'Polar Onyx' has been delivered from the Ulstein Verft shipyard and will soon be ready to set sail for Brazil where she will serve as a pipelay support vessel for Petrobas deepwater projects.

March 4, 2014
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Blog

‘Polar Onyx’ X-Bow OCV Has Left the Building [TIME LAPSE]

Here is a timelapse video showing the recent launch of the SX121 design ‘Polar Onyx’ Offshore Construction Vessel (OSV) at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. The ‘Polar Onyx’...

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 4

Monday, November 25, 2013
Interesting

Edison Chouest Offshore to Build First X-Bow in U.S.

Norwegian shipbuilding group, Ulstein, announced Monday two significant orders for a newly developed design of offshore construction vessel, including the first-ever Ulstein design to be constructed in the United States.

November 25, 2013
Total Views: 54

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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News

Xiamen ITG Group Enters Offshore Market with Pair of New Ulstein X-Bows

Ulstein announced today that the Nantong Rainbow Offshore & Engineering Equipments Co., Ltd. (aka ROC yard) located in Jiangsu Province, China, has been awarded a contract to build two Ulstein PX121 X-BOW...

August 13, 2013
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
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Interesting

Seven Viking Named 2013 ‘Ship of The Year’ at Nor-Shipping

Ulstein Group's next generation, harsh environment IMR vessel, M/V Seven Viking, has taken home the prestigious "Ship of The Year" award at the 2013 Nor-Shipping show in Oslo.

June 4, 2013
Total Views: 108

Thursday, November 8, 2012
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News

Britoil Jumps into PSV Market with Pair of Ulstein X-Bows

Singapore-based shipowner Britoil Offshore Services Pte Ltd. entered into a contract today with the Ulstein Group for the design and equipment packages for two platform supply vessels of Ulstein’s new...

November 8, 2012
Total Views: 19

Friday, November 2, 2012
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News

Zhejiang Shipbuilding Delivers New X-Bow PSV for Bourbon Offshore

China’s Zhejiang Shipbuilding delivered the platform supply vessel Bourbon Calm today, the third in a series of four platform supply vessels of ULSTEIN’s PX105 designs built by this yard for Bourbon...

November 2, 2012
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Engineering News

Five Most Notable X-BOW Vessels

There is no denying that ULSTEIN’s X-BOW® hull design made a splash in the maritime and offshore world when it was introduced with the launching M/V Bourbon Orca in 2005. Since...

October 23, 2012
Total Views: 655

Friday, October 12, 2012
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Blog

M/V Windlifter – Interesting Ship Of The Week

The M/V Windlifter concept vessel is a Dynamically Positioned single lift offshore wind turbine installation vessel not limited by waterdepth. With an X-BOW® hull design, the Windlifter can transport 4...

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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Engineering News

The X-Bow LNG Carrier Concept | Is the Maritime Industry Ready for a bit of Offshore Flash?

Everyone seems to looooooooove the X-bows, including Shell, who has partnered up with the Ulstein Group to come up with a next generation design of an X-bow’d LNG carrier. What...

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Defense

Will Ulstein’s X-Bow Be Incorporated into the Next Generation of US Coast Guard Cutters?

  Update: Unfortunately you will not be seeing a X-Bow USCG cutter anytime soon, as Vigor was not one of the three shipyards selected for the next round of design...

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 458

Thursday, June 21, 2012
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Engineering News

Ulstein Verft Delivers the Polarcus Adira, an Ice-Ready Seismic Survey Ship

Polarcus Limited (OSE: PLCS), a marine geophysical company headquartered in the UAE, announced today they had taken delivery of the Polarcus Adira, the eighth 3D seismic vessel to date to...

June 21, 2012
Total Views: 25