Esnaad 225 start sea trials

Rotterdam 20/4/2016 – Today, Esnaad 225 started her official sea-trials. Several tests like Fire-Fighting system and Endurance tests will take place on North Sea today and tomorrow. On Friday the vessel will return again to Rotterdam. In several days the ship will leave for homeport Abu Dhabi.

Launch of Esnaad 227 coming Friday

Tolkamer 20/4/2016 – Coming Friday, April 22, the launch of yard number 476 is scheduled for 11.00 hours at our yard in Tolkamer. Public is welcome to visit the shipyard and witness this event from close distance.

De Hoop delivers Amadeus Silver III

Tolkamer 5/4/2016 – Shipyard De Hoop has delivered the Amadeus Silver III, this 135 meter luxury river cruise vessel was built in approximately 9 months and is the 12th ship which De Hoop has designed and built for Lueftner Cruises. This new vessel, with her 84 luxury passenger cabins again has many innovative features and is designed for comfortable cruising on the European waterways. The success of the Amadeus-series will be continued, as the 13th vessel has been ordered by Lueftner Reisen in the mean time. Currently this next project is in the start-up phase.

ESNAAD 225 departs from Lobith yard

Tolkamer 26/03/2016 – The ESNAAD 225, De Hoop’s yard number 474, has this morning departed from our yard in Lobith. The vessel is transported to Rotterdam where she will be finalised and where the main crane shall be fitted. This (fifth vessel of the ten ship order) is planned to commence her seatrials in about 5 weeks from now.

Esnaad 224 on performing on seatrials

Delfzijl 24/03/2016 – The new PSV ‘Esnaad 224’ has yesterday started the official seatrials. On this first days, the vessel performed well. Later this week the next PSV, Esnaad 225 shall depart from the Lobith yard to Rotterdam.

De Hoop participates in large Mexican Vessel-maintenance programme

Mexico, 19/3/2016 – Shipyard De Hoop has received various orders for equipment and services from the Mexican ship owning company Naviera Naranja. The deliveries are part of an extensive maintenance and upgrade programme for in total 9 offshore vessels which De Hoop has designed and build between 2008-2011. This fleet of vessels, specifically designed and build for the Mexican offshore market, has been operating for PEMEX, the Mexican state oil company. At this moment, the first two 105 meter IMR vessels “NN Leonis” and “NN Regulus” have re-started their operation.  The other seven vessels are in various stages of the refit.

Fourth PSV for ESNAAD has departed from yard

Foxhol 18/03/2016 – Today the ‘ESNAAD 224’ has been transported from our yard in Foxhol to Delfzijl. This 4th vessel in a 10-vessel order from Abu Dhabi National Oilcompany, is due to start her seatrials next week. In the mean time, the 3rd vessel (ESNAAD 223) has arrived safely in Abu Dhabi and shall soon join her sisters that operate in the UAE oilfields.

Lueftner Cruises orders new vessel at Shipyard De Hoop

Tolkamer 3/3/2016 – Shipyard De Hoop has again reached agreement on a new luxury river cruise vessel for Lueftner Cruises, Austria. The yard is now in the final stages of the completion of the Amadeus Silver III (Yard Number 468). Simultaneously, the yard is in the early engineering stages of the next Amadeus vessel. This will be a real special, a luxury 110 meter vessel, intended to go to France, shall be designed and built under yard number 480. De Hoop is proud to further extend the relationship and looks forward to make innovative steps with this design.


Rotterdam, 01/02/2016 – Shipyard De Hoop has delivered the 3rd Platform Supply Vessel to ESNAAD. The vessel, build under yard number 472, is now being prepaired for departure to Abu Dhabi. Currently De Hoop is well over the half of this 10 vessel order. The next three PSV are already launched and in final outfitting or commision stages

6th Platform Supply Vessel for ESNAAD is launched succesfully

Foxhol 30/1/2016  – On Saturday the 30th of January, the Platform Supply Vessel ‘ESNAAD 226’ was launched succesfully from the slipway in our Foxhol yard. With this, De Hoop have launched the 6th vessel of the 10-ships order from Abu Dhabi National Oilcompany’s daughter company ESNAAD. The whole series is now well on its way, with three ships fully finished, and the remaining seven in various stages of construction, it is keeping the yard and many subcontractors real busy.