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    Huisman opens new production facility in China

    News // April 18, 2007

    Huisman's new facility in China.

    Huisman, the well known marine crane manufacturer that has built many cranes for offshore vessels and heavy lift cranes for the heavy lift market has opened a new production facility in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province, in the south-east of the People’s Republic of China.

    The facility will produce large steel equipment for the offshore and onshore industry in the Asian region, said Huisman.

    A fast expanding offshore market and fast-growing market in the Asian region were the reasons for the company's expansion into China.

    Fujian Huisman Steel Manufacturing Co Ltd is a US$40 million  investment for Huisman.

    Huisman China currently has on order 20 offshore cranes and heavy lift cranes in the capacity range of 300 te to 2,700 te together with a 90 meter long stinger for the new pipelay vessel Sapura 3000.

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