Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Offshore

New Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel ‘Alfa Lift’ Launched in China

The new offshore wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift has been floated out of dry dock at the China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI) shipyard where the semi-submersible is under construction...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 4051

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipbuilding

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Planning Jones Act Vessel for Offshore Wind Work

Dredging provider Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has announced plans for a Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel to support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. The company says the vessel...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 3770

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Maritime News

New CEO Appointed at Family-Owned Ulstein

Family-held Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Group has appointed a new CEO to lead the company as its former CEO, Gunvor Ulstein, announced she is stepping down. Gunvor Ulstein has served in...

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Maritime News

SunStone Takes Delivery of First Expedition Cruise Ship Built in China

The first expedition cruise ship built in China has been delivered to Miami-based Sunstone Ships. The vessel is the first of potentially ten Infinity-class polar expedition ships to be built...

September 10, 2019
Total Views: 23

Monday, August 5, 2019
Environment

Ulstein Delivers World’s Biggest Plug-In Battery-Powered Vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein says it has delivered the world’s largest plug-in battery-powered hybrid vessel, Color Hybrid. The ship was delivered from the company’s Ulstein Verft to Color Line. The Color...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 6, 2019
ulstein ropax x-bow concept design
Maritime News

Ulstein Unveils RoPax Concept Design

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein has unveiled a concept design for a roll-on/roll-off passenger vessel featuring its trademark X-Box hull design. The company says it sees the RoPax market as a...

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 29

Thursday, February 28, 2019
linblad national geographic expedition ship
Maritime News

Linblad Orders Second Polar Expedition Cruise Ship at Ulstein

Expedition cruise company Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ: LIND) announced the signing of an agreement with Norwegian shipbuilder and designer Ulstein to build a second new polar vessel, expanding the line’s National...

February 28, 2019
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 5, 2018
SunStone expedition cruise ships
Maritime News

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...

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Maritime News

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...

July 31, 2018
Total Views: 12

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Offshore News

Offshore Heavy Transport to Enter Wind Market with Innovative Heavy Lift Installation Vessel

Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport is set to enter the offshore renewables market with a state-of-the-art heavy lift transport and installation vessel that combines semi-submersible capability with high-capacity crane operations. The...

July 19, 2018
Total Views: 23

Friday, July 6, 2018
Maritime News

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...

July 6, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, November 16, 2017
News

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...

November 16, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, April 28, 2017
island venture
News

Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM)...

April 28, 2017
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Maritime News

Ulstein Announces Shipbuilding Deals

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein announced two unrelated ship orders on Monday, including a Letter of Intent signed for the world’s largest hybrid vessel and a contract for a wind farm...

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 1

Thursday, January 19, 2017
News

Ulstein Delivers ‘Island Venture’, Its Largest Construction Vessel to Date

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein has announced the delivery of its largest offshore construction vessel (OCV) to date, the Island Venture. The OCV was delivered this past Tuesday from Ulstein Verft....

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 74

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – World’s First X-Stern ‘Windea La Cour’ Goes to Work at North Sea Wind Farm

One of the most advanced vessels ever built specifically for the offshore wind market has gone to work at the Gemini offshore wind farm in the North Sea off the...

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 41

Friday, September 16, 2016
alp striker
Maritime News

BEAST Mode: New Long-Haul Tug ‘ALP Striker’ Delivers Huge 310 Ton Bollard Pull

The first of four new long-haul towing and anchor handling tugs for ALP Maritime has returned from sea trials where it achieved an impressive 309.6 tonne bollard pull during testing. The ALP...

September 16, 2016
Total Views: 12422

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Ulstein Delivers First X-Stern Wind Farm Service Vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has delivered the first of two new offshore wind farm Service Operation Vessels to Bernhard Schulte Offshore. The vessel is the first to feature the new X-Stern designed by...

June 23, 2016
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
LX109
News

ULSTEIN Unveils New High-Capacity Cable Lay Vessel

ULSTEIN has designed an innovative new cable lay vessel capable of carrying 12,500 tonnes of power cable that can be laid as one single piece. The vessel, LX109, will be “a...

May 3, 2016
Total Views: 6

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: 31