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    Ulstein Group to sub-contract hulls in Ukraine

    Yard News // June 8, 2007

    Ulstein Verft has entered an agreement with Zaliv Shipyard in Kersch in the Ukraine for the construction of hulls for vessels it is building.

    The company said yard number 283 will probably be the first hull delivered by Zaliv.

    “We need to expand and to have the opportunity to build larger vessels”, said Karsten Sævik, managing director of Ulstein Verft."

    “Zaliv has good facilities, among them a drydock measuring 360m by 60m. All the production takes place under cover, and there are large facilities for sand blasting and painting”, he added.

    Ulstein Group's co-operation with another sub-contractor, Maritim Ltd in Poland continues, and will be further developed, said the company in a statement.

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