April 23 - Huisman has officially opened its new production facility in Navegantes, Brazil.

The facility is used for the manufacturing of offshore equipment for the Brazilian market and is located along the Itajai-Açu river, enabling fast installation of Huisman equipment onboard sea going vessels.

Joop Roodenburg, ceo of Huisman says: "The decision to open a production facility in Brazil is a logical answer to the great Brazilian equipment demand. Being able to produce our equipment locally provides us and our clients with an important competitive advantage."

Huisman has extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of heavy construction equipment for world's leading on and offshore companies.