Maritime Montering Gets Contract for Accommodation Outfitting of Six Vessels  being built by Udupi Cochin Shipyard for Wilson Shipowning AS

Recently, Udupi Cochin Shipyard commenced work for six 3,800 dwt newbuild vessels for Norwegian shipping company Wilson Ship owning AS, a key player in the European short-sea shipping market.

The complete interior and outfitting of all six vessels at Udupi Cochin Shipyard will be undertaken by Maritime Montering, the Norwegian Group through its companies in India and Romania.

The first vessel is scheduled for delivery by early 2025. Maritime Montering India, in collaboration with Maritime Montering Romania, will commence outfitting of the vessels with the latest maritime accommodations solutions, ensuring efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the working environment for crew.

“We are thrilled to be selected by Udupi Cochin Shipyard for this project, that will fulfil our group’s objective of improving the maritime living and working environment and also give impetus to the shipyard’s make in India vision.” said Uday Natu, CEO of MM India. “The entrusted 6 vessels demonstrates the confidence our clients have in our ability to deliver world-class accommodation solutions for their vessels.”


Project Overview

The six dry cargo vessels are being built at Udupi Cochin Shipyard, a facility renowned for its advanced shipbuilding capabilities. These vessels are part of Wilson Shipowning AS’s ongoing fleet expansion and modernization strategy, aimed at enhancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

The vessels are designed to adapt to a wide range of fuel and energy types going forward, that makes them environmentally friendly. The “Future proof Dry Cargo Vessel” are expected to enhance Wilson Shipowning AS’s fleet capabilities, supporting their operations across various international routes and commitment to a sustainable maritime industry.

Maritime Montering is selected  for the turnkey  accommodation of all 6 cargo vessels which includes: interior, accommodation of living, working  and technical spaces.

MM Romania office as a material supply hub, will ensure that only the highest quality materials are sourced and delivered promptly. Meanwhile, MM India office will leverage its specialized expertise in installation to guarantee that each vessel is outfitted to the highest standards of safety and efficiency.

This landmark contract underscores the strong partnership and technical expertise of both Maritime Montering’s entities, to bring the high Norwegian standards to the Indian maritime industry.

“We are excited about the opportunities this collaboration presents and are committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence in projects we undertake, –  added Cornel Mihaila, Project Manager at MM Romania – This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our teams, and we look forward to contributing to the success of the shipyard with our outfitting solutions.”


For further information, please contact.

Uday Natu, CEO
Maritime Montering India


About Udupi Cochin Shipyard

Udupi Cochin Shipyard Limited, the wholly owned subsidiary of Cochin Shipyard Limited is one of India’s premier shipbuilding facilities, known for its advanced infrastructure and skilled workforce. The shipyard specializes in constructing a wide range of vessels, from cargo ships to specialized maritime equipment, serving both domestic and international markets.

About Wilson Shipowning AS

Wilson Shipowning AS is Norwegian shipping company, specializing in short-sea shipping operations across Europe. The company has a fleet of around 130 vessels and transport about 15 million tonnes of dry cargo across Europe.

About Maritime Montering

Maritime Montering is a leading provider of outfitting services for the maritime industry. With a dedicated 500+ team of professionals and a passion for excellence, MM Group has completed over 1100 interior projects that transform maritime spaces. Today, MM Group is present in 6 countries and keep growing.