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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.

LÜFTNER CRUISES ORDERS 16TH NEW BUILD CRUISE VESSEL AT SHIPYARD DE HOOP

Tolkamer, 30/12/2019 Shipyard de Hoop is proud to announce a new build order from returning customer Lüftner Cruises. The 135 x 11,5 meter 3-decks vessel will be a next ship in the evolutionary development of the Amadeus fleet. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in March of 2021.

SILVER ORIGIN SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED

Tolkamer 30/12/2019 – On this sunny morning, at 11AM, the hull for Silver Origin was successfully launched at the Lobith yard. In the coming months the vessel shall be further finished. Already the contours of a beautiful vessel are starting to show!

DE HOOP FOXHOL LAUNCHES NEW BUILD VESSEL FOR LUEFTNER CRUISES

Foxhol, 14/12/2019 – At 11 AM on Saturday the latest addition to the fleet of Lueftner Cruises was successfully launched at De Hoop Foxhol. The vessel – build under yard number 492 – is scheduled for delivery for the coming season. This is the 15th ship De Hoop is building for Lueftner Cruises and again there are innovative features bringing the high standards of the Amadeus fleet to a next level.

DB ABUJA ARRIVED IN NIGERIA

Lagos, 13/12/2019 – The first ever hybrid special mission vessel DB Abuja has successfully arrived in Nigeria. A delegation of navy and other government officials has welcomed the vessel. Both Shipyard De Hoop and owner Blue Octagon are proud of this important milestone in the Deep Blue development project.

SHIPYARD DE HOOP DELIVERS DB LAGOS

Eemshaven, 12/12/2019 – With the signing of the final protocol, the ship DB Lagos has been successfully delivered. This vessel is the second in a series of two, specially designed and build to monitor and inspect the coastal waters, in this case the national waters of Nigeria.

SECOND VESSEL FOR HLSI

Foxhol, 25/11/2019 – Early morning today, the DB Lagos, the second specialized inspection and survey vessel for HLSI, has departed from our Foxhol yard. The final stages of completion will take place in the Delfzijl and Eemshaven areas.

SHIPYARD DE HOOP CELEBRATES HER 130 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Tolkamer 23/11/2019 – With great live music, drinks and various food trucks, Shipyard De Hoop has celebrated her 130st anniversary. Some 700 people attended this event, whereby all disciplines were represented. Steelworkers, welders, carpenters, painters, electricians, engineers, suppliers, client representatives, bankers, lawyers, politicians, financers and accountants, we thank you all for joining our party!

NEXT GENERATION EVENT SHIP ‘RHEIN GALAXIE’ WELL ON ITS WAY

Tolkamer, 18/11/2019 – The new build project for the innovative event ship for ship-owner Koln Dusseldorfer is taking shape. With 50% of the sections assembled, the steel hull is now half completed. Still many details are being designed and fine-tuned, but the first shapes are starting to show now. The Rhein Galaxie is designed and build to accommodate all kinds of events and parties up to a 1000 people. Delivery is scheduled in May next year.