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Offshore Crane Maker Huisman Launches Drone Inspection Service

Nov 18, 2021

Huisman, a Dutch company best known for its cranes for the offshore energy industry, has recently launched a drone inspection service for the inspection of cranes, drilling, and pipelay equipment.The company said the service is offered from Huisman's locations in the Netherlands…

Eneti to Raise $200M for WTIV Construction via Share Sale

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore wind turbine installation firm Eneti plans to raise $200 million through a public offering of shares. It will use the funds raised to fund wind turbine installation vessel newbuilding program consisting of one contracted newbuilding vessel…

Huisman Confirms Order for Giant Offshore Crane

Nov 03, 2021

Dutch offshore crane construction firm Huisman has confirmed it has received an order to deliver what it says will be the largest leg encircling crane for Van Oord's new offshore installation vessel designed to install huge wind turbines of up to 20MW…

NOV-BLM to Deliver Jacking System for Van Oord's Mega Jack-up Vessel

Oct 06, 2021

NOV-BLM has won a contract to deliver the jacking system for the new offshore wind installation vessel ordered by Van Oord.Van Oord, the Dutch marine and offshore services company, last week placed an order for a jack-up vessel that will be…

Van Oord Orders WTIV for 20MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Oct 01, 2021

Dutch marine and offshore services company Van Oord has ordered a new offshore wind turbine installation vessel that will be able to install next-generation wind turbines of up to 20MW. The vessel will be built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China…

DEME Offshore's Jack-Up to Get Huisman Crane for Giant Next-gen Wind Turbines

Aug 26, 2021

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore is set to upgrade the crane capacity on its DP2 jack-up installation vessel ‘Sea Installer’ from 900 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes. The crane, to be built by the Dutch crane manufacturer Huisman…

Huisman Scales Up Production Capacity to Meet Demand from Offshore Wind Sector

Aug 25, 2021

Dutch marine equipment maker Huisman, known for its offshore crane solutions, said Wednesday it had doubled the slew bearing production capacity of its facility in Schiedam, the Netherlands. 'With this significant increase in production capacity…

Huisman to Deliver Equipment for DEME's Orion Offshore Installation Vessel

Aug 12, 2021

Dutch offshore equipment maker Huisman has won a contract to deliver a 2,300 mt Lifting Spreader and a set of adaptive Damping Tugger Winches to DEME Offshore's offshore installation vessel Orion.Huisman said that the equipment was designed…

DSME Orders 2,600mt Huisman Crane for Eneti's Offshore Wind Vessel

Jul 15, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co has ordered from Huisman a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC), to be installed on Eneti’s newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).'The new Leg Encircling Crane has a 147-meter long boom…

Huisman Scales Up 3D Printing

Jul 13, 2021

Cranes manufacturer Huisman said it has successfully tested four new 3D printed 350mt crane hooks under the supervision of the independent certification authority Lloyd's Register.The hooks are approx. 170 by 130cm in size, almost nine times larger than the first Huisman 3D printed crane hook…

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

May 12, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Eneti Inc, until recently known as Scorpio Bulkers, has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel will be built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering…

Dogger Bank – Who's Who in the World's Largest Offshore Wind Project

Apr 28, 2021

Dogger Bank is not simply an offshore windfarm project, it is THE offshore windfarm project. Dogger Bank is an offshore wind farm site in the UK North Sea that will, once fully built, be the world's largest and most innovative. Here Offshore…

Huisman Unveils Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Solution

Apr 26, 2021

The Netherlands-based crane and heavy machinery manufacturer Huisman has introduced a motion compensated platform engineered for the transfer of wind turbine components from a feeder vessel offshore.The platform, which actively counterbalances…

Kongsberg to Deliver $40M Tech Package for First Jones-act WTIV

Mar 17, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has secured a $40 million contract to supply an integrated technology solution for the first U.S.-built wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) - the Charybdis.The vessel, being built at Keppel AmFELS shipyard in the U…

Kongsberg Tech for China-built Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Unit

Jan 25, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has signed a Letter of Intent with Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore to deliver a large technology package for the BT-220IU Wind Turbine Installation Unit.The offshore installation vessel BT-220IU is to be constructed for the Norway-based company OIM Wind…

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