The current KenzFigee high performance brand was forged following the merger of Kenz and Figee in 2005.

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History

Already in 1871 Figee, the oldest part of the company, delivered its first steam driven crane.

Kenz, established in 1960, expanded its product portfolio with the increase in offshore drilling and production activities in the North Sea, towards offshore hoisting and lifting equipment and delivered its first offshore crane in 1981.

History timeline:

  • 1836 Figee was founded in Haarlem, the Netherlands
  • 1871 Figee delivered its first steam driven crane
  • 1882 Delivery of the first grab crane by Figee
  • 1960 Kraantechniek was founded in Assendelft, the Netherlands
  • 1961 Figee delives first electrical driven harbor crane
  • 1977 Kraantechniek merged with Kramer & Zwart to become Kenz-Kraantechniek B.V.
  • 1981 Kenz delivered its first boom hoist offshore crane
  • 1985 Figee delivers first floating harbor crane
  • 1995 Management buy-out of Kenz Kraantechniek to become Kenz Cranes
  • 1999 Delivery of the largest floating 50t harbor grab crane 'Nijlpaard' by Figee
  • 2005 Kenz acquires Figee, to become KenzFigee
  • 2016 MeeMaken B.V. takes majority stake in Kenz Figee

Today, the company is considered to be the world's oldest crane manufacturer. KenzFigee supplies and services the global marine and wind energy industries with innovative lifting and hoisting solutions to clients worldwide, making day-to-day operations more efficient.  KenzFigee operates from the head office in Zaandam, the Netherlands and a local sales and service office in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Watch the below video to see the rich history of KenzFigee.

 

 

KenzFigee introduces next generation subsea crane

KenzFigee, a well-established supplier and service provider of tailor-made marine, offshore and wind energy equipment, is proud to introduce the next generation knuckle boom subsea crane. This next g...

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KenzFigee starts crane overhaul on FPSO 'TRITON'

KenzFigee is pleased to announce to have been awarded a contract for the refurbishment of a Ram Luffing crane on board Dana Petroleum’s FPSO ‘Triton’, for which the engineering activities alread...

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Another crane refurbishment contract

Maja Stuwadoors in Amsterdam awarded KenzFigee a service contract for a complete refurbishment of the boom sections and slewing drives of the 25 tons ‘Cornelis Tromp’ lemniscate harbor crane.

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