September 25, 2015
Tocardo Tidal Turbines, designer and producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines and Huisman, designer, builder and financial sponsor of the turbine’s suspension structure have installed five tidal turbines in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier (Oosterschelde barrier) to generate clean energy. This installation is the largest tidal energy project in the Netherlands as well as the world’s largest commercial tidal installation of five turbines in an array.
September 23, 2015
On Tuesday 22 September, Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, celebrated the delivery of the 100th Chinese built crane at their production facility in Zhangzhou, China. The 100 cranes have a total lifting capacity of 65,000mt. The 100th crane is a 1,500mt Heavy Lift Mast Crane for Jumbo’s ‘Fairmaster’. The celebrated crane is one of a set of two 1,500mt cranes, giving the vessel a dual lift capacity of up to 3,000mt. The delivery of the 100th crane signifies a major milestone for Huisman China and proves the success of the Chinese Huisman production facility.
September 17, 2015
Yesterday, it was announced that Huisman’s Hybrid Boom Crane is one of the three nominees for this year’s Maritime Innovation Award. The final winner will be announced during the Maritime Awards Gala on Monday 2 November.
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.
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