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  • 31 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ulstein has shared a photo of Acta Marine’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga under construction at Ulstein Verft.

  • 30 June 2010
    R&D, Technology

    At the Offshore Wind Conference 2010 in Liverpool, Scottish based SeaEnergy PLC signed a Letter of Intent with Ulstein Group to co-develop new service vessels for the offshore wind industry. Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein says that renewable energy is important and interesting and look forward to see what we can come up with together. As […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein has launched the X-Jack series of heavy lift jack-up offshore wind installation vessel designs. The three jack-up designs, J101, J102, and J103, are 80 metres, 145 metres, and 164 metres long, respectively. The smaller J101 is tailored for maintenance and exchange of wind turbines. The J102 jack up can transport and install up to […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein has developed the ULSTEIN COLIBRI™ crane add-on, a 3D motion-compensated handling system for the purpose of increasing vessel operability. This will enable smaller and more cost-effective vessels to be used in harsher weather conditions. This compact crane add-on system can be mounted on standard cranes, whether new or existing. The system is suitable to […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The ‘Seven Borealis’, Subsea 7’s flag ship, is currently in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) for final outfitting at the Huisman facilities. The vessel is the first customized version of Ulstein Sea of Solutions’ successful SOC 5000 vessel design and fully developed by the Netherlands based Ulstein design office. The vessel features an offshore mast crane which […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Vessels

    Bernhard Schulte’s service operation vessel (SOV) Windea Jules Verne has started working at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany. At the 396 MW project, Windea Jules Verne will support operations and maintenance of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6 MW turbines, which were commissioned in June last year. GE Renewable Energy contracted Bernhard Schulte to provide an […]

  • 10 January 2016

    Hornsea One Onshore Construction to Kick Off Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. E.ON Splits Its Business Operations As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. Ulstein Welcomes First […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Vessels

    Acta Marine’s offshore wind service vessel Acta Centaurus left Ulstein Verft in Norway on Saturday, 6 April, to start her sea trials. The tests carried out so far have been successful, according to Ulstein’s project manager. The 93-metre vessel has a 3,200t load capacity, a 6m draft, and will provide accommodation for up to 120 persons. The […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Vessels

    The Ulstein SX195 hull of Acta Marine’s new walk-to-work (W2W) vessel Acta Auriga has arrived from Crist shipyard in Poland to Ulstein Verft in Norway, where the vessel will be outfitted, commissioned and tested before joining Acta Marine’s fleet.

  • 1 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Bernhard Schulte Offshore has held a naming ceremony for the first wind farm service vessel built by Ulstein Verft and chartered out to Siemens in Hamburg. The vessel’s godmother Sophie Schulte named the vessel WINDEA LA COUR, a tribute to Poul la Cour, Danish meteorologist and wind turbine innovator. Starting from summer the vessel will work at the 600MW […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has installed the generator set into cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora. The company stated that the six generators from Rolls-Royce and ABB have been installed into the vessel according to schedule. Nexans signed a deal with Ulstein Verft for the construction of the vessel back in July 2018. The vessel arrived at Ulstein Verft […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Bernhard Schulte Offshore to provide a new-build service operation vessel (SOV) for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 17 October 2019
    Vessels

    Nexans has marked the next step in the construction of its Nexans Aurora cable installation vessel with a grand block ceremony. The vessel’s hull is currently being built at the CRIST shipyard in Poland. It will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway, with delivery planned for 2021. The grand blocks are the major components […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    All the grand blocks for Nexans’ cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora have been assembled at the CRIST hull yard in Poland. According to Nexans, work tasks such as some steelwork, outfitting and paintwork now need to be carried out before the hull can be towed to Ulstein Verft in Norway for finalizing. Nexans Aurora is […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rising demand for considerably complex and highly-developed deepwater field undertakings results in greater, more advanced and technically brilliant offshore support vessels. These technological marvels play a vital role in the offshore industry construction, supply and maintenance thus a significant increase in demand for building such vessels has been recorded. The following vessel innovations have marked […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft today delivered a service operation vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte in 2015 to operate on Siemens’ offshore wind projects. The SOV is the first of two being constructed for Bernhard Schulte Offshore and chartered out to Siemens Wind Power Service. It will be deployed at the Gemini offshore wind farm off the Netherlands, while the second […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Vessels

    Cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora has left the CRIST shipyard in Poland and is on her way to Norway to undergo further work. Nexans’ newbuilding is now under tow and headed to Ulstein Verft. The vessel’s hull was built at the CRIST shipyard. Ulstein is in charge of the engineering, outfitting and system integration, […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Vessels

    The construction of the cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora is “well on track and proceeding”, Nexans reported. According to the cable manufacturer, the vessel’s blocks will soon be completely assembled. Nexans Aurora is a DP3 cable laying vessel that will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, jointing and repair, and cable system […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Vessels

    Hull construction on Acta Marine’s new wind farm construction support vessel (CSV) passed the halfway mark this week at Crist shipyard in Poland, Acta Marine informed, adding that the work is progressing well and on schedule.

  • 13 October 2015
    Vessels

    Ulstein has introduced its S182 design, a new dynamically positioned multipurpose construction vessel suitable for shallow water operations. The company said that the main design driver was to develop a very CAPEX friendly DP vessel with good capabilities to support various offshore operations, including cable lay and offshore construction. The vessel is capable of supporting a […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has signed a contract with Palfinger Marine for delivery of a complete winch package and a container skidding system onboard the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) currently under construction for the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte. 

  • 2 March 2017
    Vessels

    Windea Leibniz, the second service operation vessel (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte Offshore and ICBC Leasing from Ulstein, will start working for Siemens at the Sandbank wind farm in April, after being named at a ceremony held today.

  • 12 September 2017
    Vessels

    The construction of Acta Marine’s Ulstein SX195 walk-to-work (W2W) construction support vessel is progressing well and on schedule at Crist shipyard in Poland, the Den Helder-based company said, adding that the DP2 vessel will sail under the name Acta Auriga.

  • 8 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    On 8 December, Jumbo signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMIH) for the provision of detailed engineering and construction of a new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV). The new vessel – capable of installing wind turbine foundations and floating structures in deeper waters – is expected to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020.

  • 6 December 2016
    Vessels

    Ulstein reported today that operational feedback on Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) had shown SOV crews choose to operate the vessels in astern mode at least 50% of the time at offshore wind farms.  The company has delivered three SOVs so far, one to Siem Offshore Contractors and two to Bernhard Schulte Offshore. A vessel’s ability to back […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has contracted Uptime International to deliver its 30m access solution for the new service operation vessel (SOV) that will operate at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany.