Island Performer, Ulstein X-Bow SX121 ( Norway - 2014 )

Due to a successful test application of Island Performer’s mooring deck with Hardtop AX, we were gratefully accepted by the owner Island Offshore also to use Hardtop AX on the entire topside and superstructure.

  • Owner: Island Offshore/Edison Chouest Offshore
  • Yard: Ulstein Verft AS
  • Vessel type: Subsea / Offshore construction vessel (OCV)
  • Dimensions: Length 130 m, Beam 25 m
  • Coatings: Hardtop AX
See video of the application process:

Film sequences used by courtesy of Ulstein Group/Atle Vasbotn Remmereit.  See Ulstein's video of 'Island Performer’ shipbuilding project on YouTube.

Robust and reliable finish
Both owner and yard were very satisfied with Hardtop AX's application properties and finish, which is best explained in their official quote:


Hardtop AX provides a beautiful and robust finish, and has minimal dry spray when applied.
Øystein Kvalen
Section Manager Surface
Ulstein Verft AS