Succesful droptests with first Electric Freefall Lifeboat

Date: Feb 13, 2019
Earlier this month the first Verhoef Electric Freefall Lifeboat was successfully droptested in Amsterdam, in the presence of inspection authorities and the client Aker BP. We are proud to show you the video that was made for them:... Read more ›

Verhoef bags first order for full electric freefall lifeboat

Date: Nov 28, 2017
Verhoef has been awarded the first contract for the delivery of aluminium freefall lifeboats with electric propulsion! The contract with AkerBP was signed in Stavanger on November 21, 2017 on behalf of the Valhall Flank West project in... Read more ›

HMS Queen Elisabeth arrives in Portsmouth

Date: Aug 18, 2017
This week the Britain's flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time. Which means the Verhoef gangway systems, known in the maritime industry as 'brows', were taken into full operation for the... Read more ›

First ship arrived at YAMAL LNG in Russia

Date: Apr 5, 2017
On March 30th, the world’s first ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, Christophe de Margerie became the first ship to dock at the Yamal LNG terminal in Russia. The ship is capable of sailing through ice up to 2.5 meter... Read more ›

New gangways to support Queen Elisabeth Class aircraft carriers

Date: Sep 6, 2016
FROM THE BAE SYSTEMS NEWSLETTER DD SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 - Mr. Josh Bell, Communications Advisor Maritime: Two huge state-of-the-art gangways built to meet the unique demands of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers have arrived at... Read more ›

75th anniversary of Verhoef, with a royal touch

Date: Jul 8, 2016
On June 10th Verhoef celebrated her 75th anniversary! Some surprises were arranged by the personnel, who offered an impressive 3D print of a gangway system to the directors. But the biggest surpise was saved for last.. Mr. Martin... Read more ›

Verhoef nominated for prestigious King Willem 1 award

Date: Apr 26, 2016
The King Willem 1 award is seen as the Oscar for business owners in the Netherlands. It is rewarded every two years since 1958 by the King Willem 1 Foundation, with active support from the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Foundation’s... Read more ›

Verhoef again awarded D&B Rating 1

Date: Sep 1, 2015
Verhoef has again received an official certificate of Dunn&Bradstreet, the world’s leading supplier of business information and insight. We are registered as a 'Rating 1' company, indicating the highest level of creditworthiness.... Read more ›

Verhoef on Dutch National Television

Date: Aug 20, 2015
Yesterday Verhoef was on Dutch National Television (NPO1) in the program "Eén Vandaag", which highlighted Dutch marine innovations in the context of SAIL Amsterdam 2015. Click here to watch the broadcast Read more ›

SAIL Amsterdam 2015

Date: Aug 12, 2015
Van woensdag 19 t/m zondag 23 augustus zal opnieuw SAIL Amsterdam worden gehouden. Het evenementengebied is opgedeeld in vijf zogenaamde oceanen, elk met een eigen thema. De groene oceaan is op het terrein van de NDSM-werf in... Read more ›

Heidrun B on its way to Norway

Date: Apr 22, 2015
After succesfull testing, the FSU Heidrun is ready for transport from Korea to her destination in Norway. Watch this nice overview-video of the FSU and the Verhoef Freefall Lifeboats on board:... Read more ›

Verhoef launches first Electric Powered Freefall Lifeboat

Date: Feb 6, 2015
After a number of years spent on research and development VERHOEF has successfully tested the first freefall lifeboat, powered by an electric motor , using the most advanced type of Li-Ion battery packs, currently available. During full... Read more ›

Marin Report - interview with Verhoef - dec.'14

Date: Jan 15, 2015
Interview by Marin, the Maritime Reseach Institute Netherlands, with Mr. Martin Verhoef about Verhoef Aluminium Freefall Lifeboats and the cooperation with Marin. Click here to read the complete interview in Marin Report ›

Petrofac reaches milestone in freefall lifeboat launches

Date: Aug 22, 2014
Petrofac Training Services (PTS) is celebrating a major milestone of 1,000 launches of its freefall lifeboat at its Aberdeen Marine Training Centre. The freefall lifeboat system, which is used on many ships and oil and gas platforms... Read more ›

STATOIL and VERHOEF sign multi-year Framework Agreement for Freefall Lifeboats

Date: Jun 27, 2014
Bergen, Norway – VERHOEF Aluminium BV from the Netherlands has been awarded a five year Framework Agreement by Statoil to provide freefall lifeboat systems, as well as related products and support services. “Since our initial contact in... Read more ›