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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.

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.