Tore Ulstein (born 21 December 1967) is deputy CEO (since 2006) and Chairman of the Board (since 2011) in Ulstein Group and Ulstein Shipping. Tore Ulstein is son of Ulstein Group's previous CEO, Idar Ulstein (1934–2012).
Ulstein Group is a group of companies that focus on various marine-related industries, but is mainly known for its ship building and ship design activities. The largest unit is Ulstein Verft AS. One recent delivery was the Service Operation Vessel 'Windea La Cour' (2016) which is operating at offshore wind farms offshore The Netherlands, the first vessel with not only the inverted bow, X-BOW, but also the X-STERN hull design shapes. The ship design unit, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS came up with the X-BOW design that in the shape of Bourbon Orca delivered in 2006 won the Ship of The Year Award both by Skipsrevyen and Offshore Support Journal. The group also includes companies working with power & control, system solutions and handling equipment for vessels servicing the maritime industries, including offshore renewables, offshore oil & gas, cruise and RoPax. Lately, the company has also been engaged in shipping. The company's head office and primary operations are located in the town of Ulsteinvik in the municipality of Ulstein in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, an important area for the Norwegian maritime cluster, and with subsidiaries in several other countries.
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Tore Ulstein is a PhD in marine hydrodynamics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and holds an engineering degree from NTNU and a Diploma from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Tore Ulstein has worked as a first assistant professor II at NTNU and as a PhD in engineering at Marintek's vessel department. He has been project manager and senior advisor in several of the Ulstein companies. Since 1999 he has had positions as assistant managing director and managing director in several of the Ulstein companies.
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Prior to Tore Ulstein's position as Chairman of the Board in Ulstein Group, he was for several years deputy Chairman of the Board. He is a board member in several organisations and companies. He has been the presidentof NHO - Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise , he is a member of the Board of Division for Innovation, a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, a member of the Study Program Council for Marine Engineering, a member of the steering committee of the Global Centres of Expertice - Maritime, a member of Norwegian Industries' Innovation Committee, and a member of Det Norske Veritas' (DNV) Nordic Committee for Safety at Sea.
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