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November 06, 2014

Noble Bully II receives Global Floating Rig of the Year 2014 award

On Wednesday 5 November 2014, the “Noble Bully II” was awarded by Shell with this year’s Global Floating Rig of the Year award, recognizing her as the best performing floating rig for Shell worldwide in 2014. “Noble Bully I” was awarded with the same award in 2013. Both ‘Noble Bully’ drillships feature the Huisman Dual Multi Purpose Tower.

September 02, 2014

Huisman Schiedam Open Day 2014 postponed to 2015

Due to the Huisman Schiedam production schedule and the upcoming autumn/winter season, the Huisman Schiedam Open Day 2014 is postponed to spring 2015.


July 29, 2014

Huisman nominated for Best Employer 2014

On 15 July it was announced that Huisman the Netherlands is nominated for the Best Employer 2014 Award (Beste Werkgever) along with 100 other Dutch companies.

May 22, 2014

Huisman awarded most successful Dutch manufacturing company 2014

For the second year in a row, Huisman is awarded most
successful Dutch manufacturing company. On behalf of Huisman, the award was collected on Wednesday 21 May by COO Dirk Leenheer.

May 04, 2014

Name Change Huisman facilities in China

The company name of Huisman's production facility and office in
China has officially been changed from Fujian Huisman Steel Manufacturing Co., Ltd  to Huisman (China) Co., Ltd


April 24, 2014

Huisman introduces the ‘Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane’ at the OTC

In order to provide reliable solutions for subsea installation in increasingly deeper water and offshore construction in severe weather conditions, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling, and subsea solutions, introduces a new patented crane type during this year’s OTC: the ‘Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane’. These new active heave compensated (AHC) cranes provide unparalleled performance by combining the benefits of a normal Rope Luffing Crane and a traditional Knuckle Boom Crane. As such it offers a high lifting height and a large capacity at outreach. The main hoist system, the patented anti-twist device, and the electric drive system really set these cranes apart from other cranes in the market. The capacities of the new cranes range from 400 up to 1,200 ton and up to 5,000 meter water depth. The first crane of this type, a 900 ton Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane for Subsea 7’s ‘Seven Arctic’, is scheduled for delivery in 2016. A model of this vessel including the crane will be presented at the OTC Huisman booth, no. 2327.

March 19, 2014

Huisman to build world’s largest cranes

Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has received a Letter of Intent for the delivery of world’s largest cranes onboard Heerema’s planned new semi-submersible crane vessel. The cranes will have a lifting capacity of 10.000mt at a radius of 48m. Huisman is known for its signature mast crane design. These cranes will however be tub mounted. The two cranes
will be built by the Huisman production facility in China. The final decision to build this new semi-submersible crane vessel will be made by Heerema before the end of this year.

March 11, 2014

Huisman nominated for King Willem I Award

On Tuesday morning 11 March, it was announced that Huisman
is nominated for the prestigious King Willem I Award. The Secretary of the King Willem I Foundation, Drs. Gert van der Houwen, personally handed over the nomination to CEO Joop Roodenburg at Huisman Schiedam. Huisman has been nominated in the category “large company” together with another two



February 26, 2014

Huisman Global Services moves to new location at the Jan Evertsenweg in Schiedam

January 31, 2014

High five for Huisman Schiedam!

31 January 2014: Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, currently has five new built pipelay systems out on the quayside of their production facility in Schiedam, The Netherlands. These “high five” showcase the latest in pipelay technology and underline the added value of the new production hall for Huisman Schiedam. This 66m high production hall offers the largest indoor lifting capacity in Europe (1,200mt), allowing for the simultaneous indoor assembly, including testing and commissioning, of several products and systems. This allows for fast installation, commissioning and testing onboard.

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