July 14, 2015
On Wednesday 1 July, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, held a steel cutting ceremony together with Heerema for the two Heerema 10,000mt Tub Mounted Cranes at their facility in China. These world’s largest cranes will be installed onboard Heerema’s new semi-submersible crane vessel. The steel cutting event signifies a major milestone for the project to proceed to its construction phase to meet the delivery schedule by the end of 2018.
June 16, 2015
Tocardo Tidal Turbines, producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, will install five tidal turbines in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier (Oosterschelde barrier) to generate clean energy. This installation will be both the largest tidal energy project in the Netherlands as well as the world’s largest commercial tidal installation of five turbines in an array.
June 04, 2015
In this video, Shell shows the operation of the Noble Globetrotter II as it passed through the Bosphorus Bridge.
June 04, 2015
The Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel “Skandi Africa” was yesterday awarded the prestigious “Ship of the Year” award, instituted by Nordic shipping magazine, Skipsrevyen. The vessel is currently at the Huisman Schiedam quay for final outfitting.
May 28, 2015
Huisman and the management of Fistuca BV announced today that agreement has been reached on the participation of Huisman as shareholder and investor in Fistuca BV.
May 11, 2015
On Saturday April 25th 2015, Jumbo Kinetic set a new heavy lift record by lifting 3,000t during the test lift at the Huisman production facility in Zhangzhou, China. The completion of the test lift marks the successful delivery of a new generation heavy lift vessels.
May 01, 2015
Huisman Board appoints proven leader André Meijer as Chief Executive Officer per August 2015; Joop Roodenburg to become Chief Technology Officer
Schiedam, 1 May 2015: Huisman announced today that André Meijer is appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 August 2015. This appointment follows the decision of Joop Roodenburg to step down as the company’s CEO this year to the CTO position. From this new position, Joop Roodenburg can fully focus on Huisman’s technical innovation, to make sure Huisman remains a technical frontrunner for its various product groups. Furthermore, to continuously develop our strong link with our clients, Joop Roodenburg will also continue to lead the Sales and Concepts Group. As CTO, Joop Roodenburg will remain a member of the Board.
April 22, 2015
Schiedam, 22 April 2015: For the third year in a row, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling, and subsea solutions, was acclaimed most successful Dutch manufacturing company in Management Team’s Manufacturing Industry Top100.
April 21, 2015
Schiedam, 21 April 2015: On Thursday 16 April, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, officially opened her new production facility in Navegantes, Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil. The facility is used for the manufacturing of offshore equipment for the Brazilian market. It is located along the Itajai-Açu river, enabling fast installation of Huisman equipment onboard sea going vessels. The new Huisman production facility was officially opened by Mrs Cristina Pinho, Executive Manager E&P Services at Petrobras.
April 15, 2015
In April 2015, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, started with the final factory acceptance testing of its first 900mt Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane, now called the ‘Hybrid Boom Crane’, at the quayside of the Huisman China Production facility in Zhangzhou. The crane was fully assembled in the main assembly hall and upended by Huisman’s 2,400mt Quayside Crane. In the coming weeks, the crane will undergo an intensive factory acceptance testing program, after which it will be shipped to Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea. The crane will then be installed, commissioned and tested on board Subsea 7’s Seven Arctic.
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