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Huisman Czech Republic Participates to Crane Manufacturing for Europe’s Largest Port in Rotterdam

Huisman Czech Republic Participates to Crane Manufacturing for Europe’s Largest Port in Rotterdam Sviadnov, 29 May, 2024 – Huisman, a global leader in the development and production of heavy constructions, is entering into the port & logistics market by supplying a series of Automated Stacking Cranes to Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam, one of Europe’s leading…

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Huisman Czech Republic manufactures gangways for the offshore industry

Huisman Czech Republic manufactures gangways for the offshore industry Sviadnov, April 24, 2024 – Huisman Czech Republic is manufacturing and testing gangways for SMST, a company specialized in the design and production of equipment for the offshore industry. These gangways are equipped with cutting-edge technology to ensure safe and comfortable transfer of people and cargo…

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Huisman recently unveiled its largest crane to date, marking a significant milestone for the company

Huisman Czech Republic recently unveiled its largest crane to date, marking a significant milestone for the company. The height of the crane is 225 metres. Sviadnov, April 10, 2024 – Huisman Czech Republic has accomplished a significant project by designing and manufacturing its largest fully assembled crane to date. The equipment was specifically designed for…

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Czech Huisman upgrades welding robot to handle 15-ton weldments

Czech Huisman upgrades welding robot to handle 15-ton weldments Sviadnov, January 31, 2024 – Huisman Czech Republic has enhanced its welding robot at its development and manufacturing plant in Sviadnov. It now assists in the production of larger, heavier, and more complex steel components that were previously only weldable manually. With the installation of a…

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Crane from Huisman supports offshore clean energy production in Taiwan

Crane from Huisman supports offshore clean energy production in Taiwan Sviadnov, January 9, 2024 – Huisman Czech Republic has contributed to the success of a significant renewable energy project in Taiwan. A heavy-duty crane with a lifting capacity of 4,000 tons, whose key components were manufactured at the Sviadnov plant, has entered into active operation…

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A mobile rig developed in the Czech Republic digs geothermal wells in the Netherlands

A mobile rig developed in the Czech Republic digs geothermal wells in the Netherlands Sviadnov, November 28, 2023 – The work of Czech technicians and engineers from Huisman Czech Republic, with their drilling rig LOC 400, is bearing fruit in Delft, the Netherlands. The local geothermal project will provide heating for buildings at the local…

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Czech Huisman is changing its name

Czech Huisman is changing its name, expecting increased demand, and moving towards greater order autonomy As of November 1, 2023, we are changing our business name from Huisman Konstrukce, s.r.o. to Huisman Czech Republic s.r.o. This significant change emphasizes the firm’s strong presence in the manufacturing facility located in the Czech Republic and reflects its…

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Czech Huisman manufactures special pipes for storing carbon dioxide underground.

Czech Huisman manufactures special pipes for storing carbon dioxide underground. The groundbreaking project “turning CO2 into stone” is underway in Iceland Sviadnov, October 28, 2023 – Huisman is producing special pipes on a new production line at its Sviadnov plant in the Czech Republic. The composite pipe system suitable for deep drilling was developed by…

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Huisman expands market position in cable-lay equipment

Huisman expands position in cable-lay equipment Huisman has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with DFO for the delivery of a Cable Carousel and the option for a complementary Cable-Lay System. Initially, the Cable Carousel will be installed on pipelay vessel Orient Adventurer. Together with the existing Huisman Vertical-Lay System, the carousel will be deployed…

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Huisman provides groundbreaking technology for geothermal energy projects

Huisman provides groundbreaking technology for geothermal energy projects Building on its extensive experience in designing and building equipment for the Offshore Drilling market, Huisman also designs and delivers equipment for drilling geothermal wells. The very small footprint and containerised design ensure excellent mobility and make it ideal for use in high density urban areas. Previous projects include…

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Huisman has been awarded several contracts for Heavy Lift Cranes

Huisman has been awarded several contracts for Heavy Lift Cranes Known as a company of innovators, Huisman keeps pace with these times of transition. The provider of step changing technical solutions has been awared a series of contracts for the delivery of Heavy Lift Cranes for the installation of offshore wind turbines. Huisman’s most recent award is…

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3D printed crane hooks

Huisman scales up 3D printed crane hooks after successful load test 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. The hooks are approx. 170 by 130cm in size,…

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Huisman Sky Shuttle ‘The North Star’

Huisman Sky Shuttle ‘The North Star’ Huisman and Vekoma Rides have recently delivered a spectacular attraction, called The North Star, to be commissioned by MEYER WERFT GmbH & Co. It has an arm of approx. 41 meters long and when luffing up, it can be lifted up to 80 degrees. The North Star offers cruise…

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Memorandum of Cooperation

Memorandum of Cooperation Vysoká škola báňská – Technical University of Ostrava and Huisman have just concluded a Memorandum of Cooperation with a view to establishing a program for the exchange of experience and cooperation for the benefit of both institutions. One of the goals of cooperation is also to look for opportunities for the preparation…

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Universal quick connector

Huisman has developed a new tool: Universal Quick Connector The Universal Quick Connector, or UQC, is a smart, modular and robust clamp which is mounted inside the crane’s lower block. It allows lifting objects through a direct connection, without intermediate rigging and totally hands-free. Universal Quick Connector allows installation ships to quickly and hands-free change…

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A pioneering renewable energy storage project is nearing completion

A pioneering renewable energy storage project is nearing completion The prototype of the innovative gravity electricity storage system for the British company Gravitricity, in which the Czech plant of Huisman participated, takes shape. These days, engineers from Huisman Manufacturing are preparing to commission the system and its subsequent testing at Prince Albert Dock in Leith,…

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2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for OIM Wind’s Wind Installation Unit

2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for OIM Wind’s Wind Installation Unit 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. With its 140m long boom and 2,600mt lifting capacity, the new…

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Visit brand new website Huisman Equipment

Visit brand new website Huisman Equipment Our parent company Huisman Equipment has launched website in a new, modern design. The website offers a completely new perspective on our company, technical solutions and job opportunities while maintaining the content and structure of the existing website. Some of the shots that you will see on the homepage…

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We have succesfully passed certification audit

We have succesfully passed certification audit Our management system for LMP shop was successfully certified by Notified body FTZÚ Ostrava according ISO IEC 80079-34. We have successfully passed the certification audit according to the ISO/IEC 80079-34 standard, focused on the certification of the production of EX LMP (Ex i) and AMS (Ex d), which are…

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Fabrication continues on Gravitricity’s energy storage demonstrator

Fabrication continues on Gravitricity’s energy storage demonstrator The production of lifting equipment for the British company Gravitricity is in full swing a its completion in our plant is planned for December. At the same time the 250kW demonstrator’s lattice tower is being fabricated by Leicester engineering specialists Kelvin Power. The full 16m-high rig will then…

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Salvage of ‘The Kursk’

Salvage of ‘The Kursk’ Today, it is exactly 20 years since an explosion aboard the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk, which sank in the Barents Sea even with its entire crew. No one survived the disaster. In 2001, we manufactured grippers here in Sviadnov for the Dutch rescue company Mammoet, which participated in the successful lifting…

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Visit of the President and CEO of Huisman to the Czech Republic

Visit of the President and CEO of Huisman to the Czech Republic We are very pleased to welcome the visit of Huisman President Joop Roodenburg and Huisman CEO David Roodenburg here in Czech Republic. We are proud to be part of the Huisman Group, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, and here in small Sviadnov…

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Huisman manufactures electricity storage equipment

Huisman manufactures electricity storage equipment Today, Huisman started the production of lifting equipment, that will serve as a prototype of an innovative gravity electricity storage system, which can be installed, for example, in both operational and former mining works. The 250 kW system demonstrator will be delivered to the British start-up company Gravitricity at the…

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We have successfully passed a surveillance audit

We have successfully passed a surveillance audit We have successfully passed a surveillance audit for ISO 9001 and focus visit for OHSAS 18001 including the transition to the new ISO 45001 standard. The aim of this audit was to verify a functioning system at all levels. Our company has proven to have well-established processes and…

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What are we working on now?

What are we working on now? We are currently manufacturing part of a unique lifting device that will be installed on the largest construction vessel in the world. The system can dismantle equipment from the seabed weighing up to 20,000 tons.

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New certification for the railway sector

New certification for the railway sector We obtained a new certification for the railway sector according to EN 15085-2! This week a certification audit took place in our company, that focused mainly on welding and the company’s ability to meet the quality requirements of EN 15085-2 with regard to ISO 3834-2. We will use the…

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Huisman participates in the exhibition of industrial photographs

Huisman participates in the exhibition of industrial photographs In Ostrava’s Futurum shopping center, an exhibition of industrial photographs began yesterday. You can also find our photo of the North Star project (by Radim Kolibík), with which we successfully participated in the Czech Industry Challenge photo competition. The exhibition will last until the end of January.