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.
February 19, 2015
On Wednesday 18 February 2015, the Huisman Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane has been awarded the Innovation of the Year award during the Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards 2015. The new hybrid crane is recognized to provide a significant innovation on the design, build and operational aspects of offshore support vessels.
February 09, 2015
In January 2015, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, and Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO, signed a contract for the delivery of four anchor handling and towing winch packages for four new Havyard 843 AHTS vessels. The winch packages will be built by Huisman’s new production facility in Navegantes, Brazil, and delivery is planned for 2016 and 2017. The winches will be delivered with 50% Brazilian content. The Havyard designed 843 AHTS vessels will be built by Estaleiro Aliança (2x) and Estaleiro Oceana (2x).
January 28, 2015
Offshore Support Journal has nominated Huisman's Rope Luffing Knuckleboom Crane for their Innovation of the Yeard Award. The Awards will be presented at the Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference Gala Dinner on 18 February 2015 in London.
January 26, 2015
In December 2014, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, secured a contract from COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard for the delivery of four customized 400mt Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Cranes and two 100mt Knuckle Boom Cranes onboard four new subsea support vessels (SSVs) for Maersk Supply Service. The first vessels, Marin Teknikk design MT 6027, are scheduled for delivery in Q4 2016. In addition to Huisman’s long track record as a reliable and innovative subsea crane supplier, Maersk Supply Service selected Huisman due to the benefits offered by this new crane type, and the partnership that developed between the companies which led to a customized crane design.
January 05, 2015
Meet the team who orchestrated an incredible feat kilometres below the ocean’s surface and far from land, supporting Brazil’s “crude awakening”. By combining an innovative approach with drillships of the future, engineers on the BC-10 (or Parque das Conchas) deep-water project smashed an ambitious target by safely delivering seven wells over four months early. Discover why once they started, they were unstoppable.
Huisman Company History
Since 1929 we have built a strong reputation as innovative partner for the design and construction of heavy construction equipment See for yourself
A collection of photos and illustrations of important Huisman projects over the years. Photo Gallery
No events found More events