On 25th August night, yard number 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore/Edison Chouest Offshore, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft. Measuring close to 160 m in length, and with at beam of 30 m, she is the largest offshore vessel so far from Ulstein Verft.
Buildno. 373 from Kleven was launched from the slipway at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik, Norway on August 15th 2015. The 150 m long subsea construction vessel for Eidesvik is to be named Edda Freya, and is designed by Salt Ship Design.
Unlike most vessels, the Maersk Peary has travelled to one of the world’s most remote and inaccessible destinations: Antarctica. Even though the captain has tried the voyage before, it remains a challenging mission.
Norsafe set a new world record June 25, 2015, when the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board. There has never before been a staffed lifeboat dropped from this height.