SunStone Orders Second Ice-Class Expedition Cruise Ship

Miami-based expedition cruise ship owner SunStone Ships has exercised an it option to construct an additional ice-class expedition vessel at China Merchants Heavy Industry shipyard. In 2017, SunStone signed a contract with CMHI calling for the construction of a single ice-class expedition vessel to be built by CMHI in China. The contract included options for a total of nine … [Read more...]

Ulstein to Build Third ‘Walk-to-Work’ Offshore Wind Vessel for Bernhard Schulte

Ulstein Verft has signed a shipbuilding contract with Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for third service operation vessel (SOVs) designed specially for the offshore wind market. The vessel will support the maintenance work of GE Renewable Energy at the German wind farm Merkur Offshore. The project has been developed in cooperation with WINDEA Offshore, Bernhard Schulte’s … [Read more...]

Ulstein to Build Advanced, DP3 Cable Layer for Nexen

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has secured a contract from French cable company Nexans to construct a large, DP3 cable laying vessel to support the growing demand for clean energy. The advanced cable layer, designed by Norwegian ship designer Skipsteknisk, will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing and repair and cable system protection … [Read more...]

Walk-to-Work Vessel Acta Auriga Nearing Completion at Ulstein Verft

The hull of Acta Marine’s new Walk-to-Work vessel, Acta Auriga, has arrived at Ulstein Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway where the final construction phase will take place. Over the next several months, the hull will be outfitted, commissioned and sea tested before delivery by the end of the first quarter in 2018. The hull arrived from Crist shipyard in Poland where it was … [Read more...]