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DE HOOP FINISHES AMADEUS IMPERIAL

Tolkamer, 21/5/2020 – Since her successful river trials the last weeks of the Amadeus Imperial were all about getting the vessel finished. In special conditions, following Corona / Covid-19 rules and regulations, the yard workers, suppliers and subcontractors completed their deliveries. Now in a joint effort and close cooperation with the Owner’s crew the Owner delivered items are coming on board. The Amadeus Imperial is the 16th vessel De Hoop was allowed to build for Lueftner Cruises.

SILVER ORIGIN PREPARES FOR DELIVERY

Pernis, 20/5/2020 – The Silver Origin, De Hoop’s yard number 489 is now in her final stage, the delivery is being prepared. After the successful sea trials, the vessel was moved to the fit out yard in Pernis and here the final works. Are ongoing. Delivery is expected on short notion now.

SILVER ORIGIN HEADS FOR SEA TRIALS

Schiedam, 27/04/2020 – This morning at 9AM the Silver Origin, our yard number 489, departed from her fitting out quay in Schiedam to go on sea trials. On this sunny ‘Kings day’ it marks a great milestone for all who participate in this project. The full trial programme is planned to be three days.

KEEL LAID FOR YN.495

Tolkamer, 27/03/2020 – One day after the river trials of the River Imperial, the keel for the next Luftner Cruises project was laid on the slipway. The ‘Amadeus Cara’, Luftner Cruises 16th passenger vessel build by De Hoop is scheduled for delivery in March of next year.

YARDNUMBER 492 ‘AMADEUS IMPERIAL’ DOES HER RIVER TRIALS

Tolkamer, 26/03/2020 – With the initial river trials the vessel Amadeus Imperial is reaching the final stages of the build. Something positive in these difficult times, as with more limited group of people and all the challenges in today’s world, the team has been able to pull this off. In the next weeks the vessel shall be further finished, with a delivery aimed in April.

SILVER ORIGIN DEPARTS FROM YARD FOR FINAL STAGES IN SCHIEDAM

Lobith, 24/03/2020 – At 10AM today the Silver Origin, De Hoop’s yard number 489, has departed for her transport to Schiedam. Here the final works shall take place. This includes the assembly of the top deck modules which are pre-build and form deck 7 and 8. These sections can only be placed after the vessel has passed several inland bridges. The Silver Origin is scheduled for sea trials on the 16th April 2020 and delivery shortly thereafter.

HULL FOR RHEIN GALAXIE IS LAUNCHED

Nieuw Lekkerland, 21/02/2020 – On this cold, but sunny morning the beautifully build 85 x 14 meter hull for the next generation event ship Rhein Galaxie was successfully launched from the NMC facilities in Nieuw Lekkerland. We thank the hull builders for this high quality work. Also the launching itself was quite a piece of art, with three floating cranes, which had to lift exactly the same (not in tandem, but in trio) so the hull could be placed carefully in the water. Straight thereafter the towing to the yard in Lobith has started, where the ship with outfitted, the main installation will be installed, and all will be further finished.

AMADEUS IMPERIAL ON HER WAY TO TOLKAMER

Groningen 31/01/2020 – This morning, the Amadeus Imperial has started her first journey. Starting in Foxhol and guided by two tugs she is now cruising the Dutch waterways on her way to our Tolkamer facility where she will be outfitted during the coming weeks.

START PRODUCTION OF ‘AMADEUS CARA’

Tolkamer, 17/01/2020 – Today, the production of the new build passenger-vessel ‘Amadeus Cara’ for the Austrian company ‘Lüftner Cruises’ has started. Next year, the vessel will be travelling on the river Rhine as well as on the river Danube.

HULL OF RHEIN GALAXIE REACHES FULL LENGTH

Nieuw Lekkerland 16/1/2020 – With the placement of the bow section, the steel hull of yard number 493, Rhein Galaxie has reached its full length. The contours of this next generation event vessel are starting to show now. In the next weeks the assembly of the hull shall be further completed, enabling the vessel to be launched, which is planned in February.