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NEW KD ENTERTAINMENT VESSEL PERFORMS ON RIVER TRIALS

Tolkamer, 24/08/2020 – Today at 13PM the new KD ship, Rhein Galaxy has commenced her river trials programme. Already on this first sail the vessel seemed to perform well. Besides testing the good and sound working of all propulsion and navigation systems, a good speeds and low noise and vibration levels where measured. These are promising results for a true next generation event ship.

 

AMADEUS IMPERIAL CHRISTENED IN AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam, 27/07/2020 – With a small group of clients, family, crew and builders the new build 135m Amadeus Imperial was christened. This new luxury cruise vessel shall now commence its first journey

YARD NUMBER 495 HALFWAY ASSEMBLED

Tolkamer, 23/07/2020 – Today the classification society Lloyds Register has certified a milestone in the build of yard number 495, this because now 50% of the hull’s section blocks are assembled on De Hoop’s slipway

ENTERTAINMENT VESSEL FOR KD WELL ON ITS WAY

Tolkamer, 03/07/2020 – The next generation entertainment vessel for KD (Koln Dusseldorfer Reederei) is well on its way. The vessel to be named Rhein Galaxie is designed to host parties and events for up to 1000 people and is currently in the last months of completion. Despite set-backs and some delays due to the Corona/Covid-19 pandemic, the yard was able to continue the build and currently the vessel is being fitted out. In the very near future the initial start-up of the engines is expected which would mark a great milestone. This design has several innovations and the vessel will hopefully sooner rather than later can receive her guests on the Rhein River in Germany.

SILVER ORIGIN DELIVERY

Rotterdam, 03/06/2020 – The luxury expedition cruise vessel Silver Origin has been delivered, to Silversea, who proudly took Ownership of the vessel. For more information, please view our full press release.

Press Release – Silver Origin

Supplierlist NB 489

 

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.