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Huisman awarded contract by Heerema for Motion Compensated Pile Gripper
29 September 2022

Huisman awarded contract by Heerema for Motion Compensated Pile Gripper

Huisman has been awarded a contract by Heerema Marine Contractors for the delivery of a state-of-the-art Motion Compensated Pile Gripper.

Huisman and Fred. Olsen 1848 present Floating Maintenance Solution
27 September 2022

Huisman and Fred. Olsen 1848 present Floating Maintenance Solution

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.

Huisman proposes harsh environment semi-sub to provide greenest fossil fuel and energy security
22 August 2022

Huisman proposes harsh environment semi-sub to provide greenest fossil fuel and energy security

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 launches 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for handling wind turbine components
22 July 2022

Huisman launches 700mt Travelling Quayside Crane for handling wind turbine components

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.

 

 

Huisman and BMS Heavy Cranes kick-off production of 3,000mt Ringer Crane
17 June 2022

Huisman and BMS Heavy Cranes kick-off production of 3,000mt Ringer Crane

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 to equip Cadeler F-class vessel with Leg Encircling Crane
9 June 2022

Huisman to equip Cadeler F-class vessel with Leg Encircling Crane

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.

Huisman awarded Seaway 7 contract for 3,000mt monopile lifting Spreader Bar
24 May 2022

Huisman awarded Seaway 7 contract for 3,000mt monopile lifting Spreader Bar

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 awarded contract for rock installation equipment
28 April 2022

Huisman awarded contract for rock installation equipment

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 to deliver 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane for Fred. Olsen's Brave Tern
4 April 2022

Huisman to deliver 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane for Fred. Olsen's Brave Tern

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. 

Huisman reaches 100 Mast Crane track record
29 March 2022

Huisman reaches 100 Mast Crane track record

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 and Ed. Züblin AG awarded geothermal drilling contract for Deutsche ErdWärme
28 March 2022

Huisman Geo and Ed. Züblin AG awarded geothermal drilling contract for Deutsche ErdWärme

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 signs 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane contract for Eneti’s second Wind Turbine Installation Vessel
17 January 2022

Huisman signs 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane contract for Eneti’s second Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

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.

Huisman Composite Tubulars demonstrate impressive performance in latest test of strength
10 January 2022

Huisman Composite Tubulars demonstrate impressive performance in latest test of strength

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 awarded 3,000mt Ringer Crane contract
6 January 2022

Huisman awarded 3,000mt Ringer Crane contract

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.

 

Huisman to deliver two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes for Cadeler X-class vessels
1 December 2021

Huisman to deliver two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes for Cadeler X-class vessels

Today, Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, announces that it has been awarded a contract from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. for the design and construction of two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC). The cranes will be installed on the two new build X-class vessels of Cadeler, a key supplier within the offshore wind industry for installation services, operations and maintenance works.

 

Huisman launches drone inspection service for equipment
17 November 2021

Huisman launches drone inspection service for equipment

Huisman has recently launched its fully digitalised drone inspection services for the safe inspection of cranes, drilling and pipelay equipment, offered from its international locations in the Netherlands, Singapore, China, the USA and Brazil.

Huisman to deliver largest Leg Encircling Crane for Van Oord's new offshore installation vessel
1 November 2021

Huisman to deliver largest Leg Encircling Crane for Van Oord's new offshore installation vessel

Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, has been awarded a contract from Van Oord for the delivery of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for its new offshore installation vessel. This crane will be the largest Leg Encircling Crane that Huisman has developed to date in terms of lifting capacity, boom length, installed power and technical features. 

Huisman contracted by DEME for major upgrade Sea Installer
30 August 2021

Huisman contracted by DEME for major upgrade Sea Installer

Today, Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, announces that it has been awarded a contract from DEME for the delivery of a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC), to increase the lifting capacity of DEME’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer by 700mt.

 

Huisman doubles slew bearing production capacity in the Netherlands
25 August 2021

Huisman doubles slew bearing production capacity in the Netherlands

Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, has doubled the slew bearing production capacity of its facility in Schiedam, the Netherlands. With this significant increase in production capacity, Huisman is able to meet the growing demand for large diameter slew bearings, an integral part and key component of its Heavy Lift Cranes. 

 

Huisman to deliver installation tools for DEME's Offshore Installation Vessel Orion
12 August 2021

Huisman to deliver installation tools for DEME's Offshore Installation Vessel Orion

Today, Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, announced the signing of a contract with DEME for the delivery of a 2,300mt Lifting Spreader and a set of adaptive Damping Tugger Winches. These tools will be installed onboard DEME’s Offshore Installation Vessel Orion.

Huisman contracted by DSME to deliver 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane for Eneti’s new wind turbine installation vessel
14 July 2021

Huisman contracted by DSME to deliver 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane for Eneti’s new wind turbine installation vessel

Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, has today announced the signing of a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) for the delivery of a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC), to be installed on Eneti’s new build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV).

Huisman scales up 3D printing of crane hooks
13 July 2021

Huisman scales up 3D printing of crane hooks

Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, has successfully tested four new 3D printed 350mt crane hooks according to the strictest criteria, and under the supervision of the independent certification authority Lloyd's Register.  

Huisman develops Jones Act compliant solution for wind turbine component supply in US waters
25 April 2021

Huisman develops Jones Act compliant solution for wind turbine component supply in US waters

Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, introduces a Motion Compensated Platform to quickly and safely transfer wind turbine components from a feeder vessel. Since using an internationally flagged Wind Turbine Installation Vessel is restricted under the Jones Act, a feeder vessel with a Motion Compensated Platform offers a reliable and efficient solution for transportation of components in US waters.

Edinburgh’s gravity energy storage demonstrator takes shape
10 March 2021

Edinburgh’s gravity energy storage demonstrator takes shape

A ground-breaking project to store renewable energy using gravity is taking shape in Edinburgh. The demonstration project – at Forth Port’s Prince Albert Dock – is being developed by Gravitricity and Huisman, who aim to use underground shafts and massive weights to store large amounts of energy.

 

Huisman signs LOI for delivery of 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane
15 January 2021

Huisman signs LOI for delivery of 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane

Today, Huisman announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for the delivery of a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for OIM Wind’s
BT-220IU Wind Installation Unit. The LOI includes the option for the delivery of a LEC for a second installation unit.

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