Ukraine’s Zaliv Shipyard starts fabrication of ship’s hull for Ulstein (photo)
An Ulstein-design vessel for offshore oil and gas platforms was laid down in dry dock of Zaliv Shipyard at the end of October 2012, the shipbuilder’s press release said. The execution of order No 01298 is now passing the hull fabrication stage.
The Ukrainian shipbuilders constructing the hull have so far mounted four blocks of total weight of 1,033 tons.
The hull fabrication is expected to be completed by November 15 and the delivery is scheduled for mid-January 2013.
Kerch, Ukraine based Zaliv Shipyard specializes in ship repair and construction of vessels of various types. UK Privated Limited Company Forth Asset owns 37.94% of shares of Zaliv Shipyard.