History

 

1929

Mr. M.M. Huisman establishes Huisman

1945

Start production hoisting equipment for cargo vessels

1980

Joop Roodenburg and Richard Krabbendam (currently at the Heavylift Specialist) establish the International Transport Rigging and Engineering Consultancy (ITREC)

1981

First joint Huisman and ITREC project: 1600mt Floating Crane for Smit’s Taklift 4

1982

Entering the heavy lift market with crane orders for Jumbo Challenger, Dock Express 20 and Fairmast

1984

Delivery first Heavy Lift Mast Crane onboard the Happy Buccaneer

1986

Delivery first Pedestal Mounted Offshore Crane onboard the Amethyst

1987

Huisman and ITREC merge into Huisman-ITREC: 50 employees

1990

Delivery Transport and Skidding Systems for large bridge construction project

1994

Production first Rock Dumping Unit including ROV onboard the Rollingstone

1996

Entering the subsea pipelay installation market: first order Rigid Reel-lay pipelay system onboard the Falcon

1997

Opening production facility in Sviadnov, Czech Republic

1999

Delivery of world’s largest J-lay tower onboard Saipem 7000

2000

Order for the first multiple pipelay system combining Reel-lay, Flex-lay and J-lay onboard the Deep Blue

2001

Order for Grippers to lift the Kursk

2001

Entering the drilling market with the delivery of a drilling mast onboard the Q4000

2005

Production of first Land and Offshore Containerised Drilling Unit LOC 250

2007

Official opening production facility in Zhangzhou, China

2007

Employing close to 1,000 people worldwide

2007

Delivery of a 3,000sht Offshore Mast Crane for the Sapura 3000

2008

Huisman acquires Bodewes Winches

2008

First order received for the Huisdrill 12,000 by Noble Drilling Corp

2009

LOC 400 successfully finalises first project in Werkendam, The Netherlands

2010

Second order received for the Huisdrill 12,000 by Noble Drilling Corp

2010

Order by Heerema for a 4,000mt OMC and a pipelay tower for both J-lay and Reel-lay

2011

Start Huisman Academy

2011

Delivery new 66m high production hall at Huisman Schiedam

2012

Delivery 5,000mt Offshore Mast Crane for the Seven Borealis

2012

Start construction Huisman production facility in Santa Catarina, Brazil

2012

Huisman wins the Maritime Innovations Award with the Multi Pupose Drill Tower

2012

Delivery new 380m long quayside with deep water access at Huisman China

2013

Delivery 2,400mt Quay Crane for new quay side Huisman China

2013

Opening Sales Office in Bergen, Norway

Year Description

1929

Mr. M.M. Huisman establishes Huisman

1945

Start production hoisting equipment for cargo vessels

1980

Joop Roodenburg and Richard Krabbendam (currently at the Heavylift Specialist) establish the International Transport Rigging and Engineering Consultancy (ITREC)

1981

First joint Huisman and ITREC project: 1600mt Floating Crane for Smit’s Taklift 4

1982

Entering the heavy lift market with crane orders for Jumbo Challenger, Dock Express 20 and Fairmast

1984

Delivery first Heavy Lift Mast Crane onboard the Happy Buccaneer

1986

Delivery first Pedestal Mounted Offshore Crane onboard the Amethyst

1987

Huisman and ITREC merge into Huisman-ITREC: 50 employees

1990

Delivery Transport and Skidding Systems for large bridge construction project

1994

Production first Rock Dumping Unit including ROV onboard the Rollingstone

1996

Entering the subsea pipelay installation market: first order Rigid Reel-lay pipelay system onboard the Falcon

1997

Opening production facility in Sviadnov, Czech Republic

1999

Delivery of world’s largest J-lay tower onboard Saipem 7000

2000

Order for the first multiple pipelay system combining Reel-lay, Flex-lay and J-lay onboard the Deep Blue

2001

Order for Grippers to lift the Kursk

2001

Entering the drilling market with the delivery of a drilling mast onboard the Q4000

2005

Production of first Land and Offshore Containerised Drilling Unit LOC 250

2007

Official opening production facility in Zhangzhou, China

2007

Employing close to 1,000 people worldwide

2007

Delivery of a 3,000sht Offshore Mast Crane for the Sapura 3000

2008

Huisman acquires Bodewes Winches

2008

First order received for the Huisdrill 12,000 by Noble Drilling Corp

2009

LOC 400 successfully finalises first project in Werkendam, The Netherlands

2010

Second order received for the Huisdrill 12,000 by Noble Drilling Corp

2010

Order by Heerema for a 4,000mt OMC and a pipelay tower for both J-lay and Reel-lay

2011

Start Huisman Academy

2011

Delivery new 66m high production hall at Huisman Schiedam

2012

Delivery 5,000mt Offshore Mast Crane for the Seven Borealis

2012

Start construction Huisman production facility in Santa Catarina, Brazil

2012

Huisman wins the Maritime Innovations Award with the Multi Pupose Drill Tower

2012

Delivery new 380m long quayside with deep water access at Huisman China

2013

Delivery 2,400mt Quay Crane for new quay side Huisman China

2013

Opening Sales Office in Bergen, Norway