Huisman has launched myHuisman©, an online client portal which offers equipment owners three digital services; a parts shop, a knowledge base including a smart ticketing system, and a technical library to make monitoring, maintenance, and service of Huisman equipment more efficient and predictable.
This year, Huisman has been located in the Wiltonhaven in Schiedam (NL), the Netherlands for 25 years. The company moved to the Admiraal Trompstraat location at the end of 1998. Here, it grew into a global player in large cranes, installation equipment for offshore wind farms, and pipelay and drilling equipment for the world's leading companies in the energy sector.
Huisman, a leading company in the design and manufacturing of heavy construction equipment, and Siemens Gamesa, a leading company in wind turbines, have combined their engineering and operational expertise in the development of a solution to stabilise wind turbine components during installation, especially blades, but also nacelles and tower segments.
Huisman has announced the award of contract from Havfram Wind, an installation contractor for offshore wind turbines, for delivery of a 3,000mt+ Leg Encircling Crane for its second NG-20000X Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel is ordered at CIMC Raffles. Huisman's contract follows an earlier order in December 2022 for an identical crane to be installed on the first vessel.
Huisman Geo is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award for its composite downhole tubulars.
Huisman has announced the award of a contract with Havfram, a subsea and offshore wind contractor, for delivery of a 3,000mt+ Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) to be installed on its first Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. With this contract, Huisman secured its thirteenth LEC order since the start of 2021.
Huisman has announced another contract award from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. for the design and construction of a 3,000+mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC). This crane will be installed on the second new build F-class jack-up vessel of Cadeler A/S, a key supplier within the offshore wind industry for installation services, operations and maintenance works.
Huisman has been awarded a contract by TOA Corporation and Obayashi in Japan for the delivery of a state-of-the-art Monopile Gripper. The gripper allows TOA and Obayashi to upend and install monopiles without using a separate upending bucket, improving safety and efficiency of operations on board.
Huisman has announced its intention to launch a Sustainable Impact Assessment to determine the carbon footprint of its products, from design up to and including delivery. The data will be used to provide insight into how the company can further reduce the CO2 footprint of its products. The calculation method is independently verified and performed according to internationally recognised ISO standards. Huisman aims to include the Sustainable Impact Assessment in all quotations as of 2023.
Huisman has reached an important milestone in the development of a new Jacking System, tailored for the growing offshore renewables energy market. The company successfully completed a Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for the first Huisman Jacking Gearbox, which will be part of the Jacking System.
Huisman has been awarded a contract by Carbfix for the delivery and installation of Huisman Composite Tubulars. The pipe system will be installed in the pilot well of the Coda Terminal, a large carbon transport and storage hub in Iceland.
Huisman has been awarded a contract by Heerema Marine Contractors for the delivery of a state-of-the-art Motion Compensated Pile Gripper.
Fred. Olsen 1848 and Huisman have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a Floating Maintenance Solution that aims to solve the challenge of major component exchange at a floating wind site.
Facing an energy supply gap due to rapid decline of traditional fossil fuel sources and fast, but not fast enough, growth of renewable energy sources, Huisman has arrived at a solution. The company’s Harsh Environment Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig is aimed at making the extraction of fossil fuels as sustainable as possible while we make the transition to renewable energy.
Huisman has developed a 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for the
load-out of offshore wind turbine components. The move comes as a result of rising demand for large, 2,600mt and 4,000mt Skyhook Cranes for the load-out of foundation pieces and installation of floating turbines.
Last week, Huisman and BMS Heavy Cranes kicked-off the production of a 3,000mt Ringer Crane during a ceremony at Huisman’s production facility in the Czech Republic. The production of the crane ceremonially commenced with the welding of the first parts of S690 steel using Huisman’s advanced robotic welding technology.
Huisman has announced a contract award from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. for the design and construction of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC). This crane will be installed on the new build F-class jack-up vessel of Cadeler, a key supplier within the offshore wind industry for installation services, operations and maintenance works.
Seaway 7 has awarded Huisman a contract for the delivery of a 3,000mt Spreader Bar. The Spreader Bar will support installation of offshore wind turbines and is able to handle monopiles with the largest diameter and length currently available.
Huisman has announced the award of a contract from USA-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD), for the delivery of rock installation equipment. The equipment, which is to be installed on the company’s newbuild rock installation vessel, will support the development of offshore renewable energy production in US waters.
Huisman has announced the award of a contract with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for delivery of another 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) to be installed on jack-up offshore wind turbine installation vessel Brave Tern. This order follows the previous order of a 1,600mt LEC in March 2020, as part of the major fleet upgrade programme of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier.
With the delivery of two Heavy Lift Mast Cranes (HLMC) for Spliethoff, Huisman has reached a track record of 100 Mast Cranes. The first one of its kind, built in 1984, is still performing excellently today aboard BigLift Shipping’s heavy lift vessel Happy Buccaneer.
Huisman Geo, together with consortium partner Ed. Züblin AG, both drilling and geothermal energy specialists, have been awarded the overall contract for up to eight geothermal boreholes in the central Upper Rhine region in Germany. Drilling activities at the first project in Graben-Neudorf to start in May 2022.
Huisman has announced the signing of a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for delivery of another 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC). This follows a previous order, in July last year, for a similar crane. This crane will be installed on the second Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ordered by Eneti and constructed by DSME.
Recently, Huisman’s Composite Tubulars demonstrated their strength in a test facilitated by the Rijswijk Centre for Sustainable Geo-energy in the Netherlands. During the test, a newly developed 9 5/8” full composite pipe took an impressive 530 bar external pressure before it finally collapsed.
Huisman has announced the award of a contract from Denmark-based BMS Heavy Cranes for the delivery of a 3,000mt Ringer Crane, with an option for a second unit.