STRONG performance. LIGHT materials.

Umoe Mandal offers expert engineering solutions, intelligent materials and bespoke production facilities for designing and building of advanced composite structures and high-performance vessels.

Our heritage of over 30 years, designing and delivering pioneering naval vessels has set the groundwork for expanding into world-class commercial craft. Today, we offer composite high-speed crew and passenger transfer vessels and advanced components for a variety of applications in marine, offshore, aquaculture, land-based and defense sectors.

Umoe Mandal is supported by the Norwegian state-owned Export Credit Norway, which provides competitive long-term loan financing solutions to national and foreign companies looking to purchase goods and services from Norwegian exporters.

Learn how you can obtain accessible financing for your next WAVECRAFT™ vessel.

Upcoming events


WindEurope Annual Event 2023 – Copenhagen
25 April 2023 - 27 April 2023
We will be present @ the Norwegian Pavilion - Booth is to be announced.
Bella Center, Center Boulevard, Copenhagen, Denmark


Global Offshore Wind Wind UK
14 June 2023 - 15 June 2023
We will be present @ the Norwegian Pavilion - Booth is to be announced.
ExCeL, Western Gateway, London, UK

Latest news

Type 26 frigates

New order for top sections to UK T26 frigates

31 January. 2023
BAE Systems has contracted Norwegian shipyard Umoe Mandal to deliver advanced lightweight composite structures to five Type 26 City Class frigates that the British defence contractor is building for the Royal Navy on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence.

Umoe Mandal to develop the next generation of hydrogen powered zero emission high speed vessels

5 July. 2022
We are proud to be a part of TECO 2030`s consortium together with BLOM Maritime - for this exciting development project #high-speed vessel of the future.

Press Release

28 April. 2022
Mikkel Windolf, Senior Product Innovation Manager at Orsted: “Technology is constantly evolving and changing. However, vessel designs have remained relatively stable in the offshore wind business until now. The SES design is for the specific sites where transit distance and time suits. The SES vessel is signalling a change for the offshore market to move towards more specialised product that is aimed at solving unique challenges.”

Are you passionate about innovation, quality and power of teamwork?

Join our team at Umoe Mandal

We look for dedicated experts who are ready to share their knowledge and develop further, as part of our dynamic team.

We value diversity of our colleagues, clients and associates; we embrace the richness of expertise, skills, human experience and character that our collaborations produce in synergy.

With 30 years of experience, we are just as committed today to continuously deliver our clients products and services of exceptional quality, offer our colleagues a safe and gratifying workplace, and to protect the environment that nourishes us.

Vessel series

Our heritage of delivering pioneering naval vessels for over 30 years has set the ground-work for expanding into Renewables, Oil & Gas and Passenger sectors with WAVECRAFT™ series of high-performance crew and passenger transfer vessels.

Based on proven Surface Effect Ship and air-cushion catamaran design, these lightweight composite vessels offer unrivaled transit speed, excellent seakeeping, fuel economy and minimum emissions.

Composite structures

We have delivered more than 100 composite wind turbine blades delivered.

We design and manufacture advanced structures and component packages in composite sandwich materials for a variety of applications in marine, offshore, aquaculture, land-based and defense industries.

Composite materials are robust, lightweight, non-corrosive, non-toxic and recyclable; they assure low maintenance costs, extended lifespan and minimal environmental footprint.