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.
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 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, 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.
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, 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.
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, 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, 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, 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.
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.
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.