De Hoop Foxhol delivers Pathfinder

Harlingen, 29/03/2010 – Today Shipyard De Hoop has delivered the vessel Noordhoek Pathfinder to her client Hanzevast Shipping. Hanzevast in return has delivered the vessel (for charter) to Dutch Shipowner Noordhoek. In the next few days the survey equipment shall be fitted and then the vessel shall commence her first contract.

Noordhoek Pathfinder departs from yard

Foxhol, 12/3/2010 – The vessel Noordhoek Pathfinder (newbuild number 438) has today left our yard in Foxhol. Next week she will commence her trial program starting from the Delfzijl harbour.

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Launch of Amadeus Elegant

Tolkamer, 1/3/2010 – Today the 110 meter river cruise vessel Amadeus Elegant was sucessfully launched from the newly created slipway in Tolkamer. The sunny weather really coplemented this day and due to the high water level on the river, the launch of the vessel was very “elegant”.

Again new order for De Hoop

Tolkamer, 19/2/2010 – For the second time this week De Hoop is proudly announcing a new order. Luxury cruising company “Uniworld” has ordered a five star river cruise vessel (135×11.40) with a new design and some special features. The vessel is planned for delivery next year. More information on “Uniworld” can be found on

De Hoop scores new order

Tolkamer, 15/02/2010 – Shipyard De Hoop is proud to announce a new order from shipowner Royal Wagenborg. This time the yard shall build a 135 meter, three layer, 440 persons accomodation barge with ice class 1B. The barge is scheduled for delivery later this year.

Amado Daniel departs from yard

Tolkamer, 22/01/2010 – This morning, at 4:00 AM the 105 meter diving support vessel “Amado Daniel” has left the yard in Tolkamer to go to Rotterdam. As many larger ships build on this yard, it was this time also necessary to take of the wheelhouse so the vessel would be able to pass the bridges. The vessel now goes to our fitting out quay in Rotterdam where it will undergo the final stages of the build, before going to seatrials.

Caballo Siete Leguas outside

Foxhol, 10/01/2010 – The 67 meter PSV named Caballo Siete Leguas, our yardnumber 431, has been moved outside. The complete hull (all sections) is on the slipway where the final assembly of the vessel is taking place, making it ready for launching.

Amadeus Elegant under construction

Tolkamer, 29/12/2009 – The section block assembly of the 110 meter river cruise vessel Amadeus Elegant is well on its way. All but the last section blocks are assembled on the slibway in Tolkamer. This 8th vessel for Lueftner Reisen is scheduled for launching in Februari next year. For some further information on this vessel, please look at

De Hoop Lobith launches yardnumber 425 “Amado Daniel”

Lobith 9/11/2009 – On this Monday, the 105 x 24 meter Diving Support Vessel “Amado Daniel” was launched successfully. The vessel is now in our fitting out harbour for the further outfitting and installations. Please look at the PDF file for an enlarged photo.

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De Hoop Foxhol launches Noordhoek Pathfinder

Foxhol 7/11/2009 – This Saturday the vessel Noordhoek Pathfinder was first christened and then launched at exactly 11 AM at our yard in Foxhol. The ceremony was celebrated by all related companies to this project and also to the project “Noordhoek Constructor”: Noordhoek Offshore, Hanzevast Shipping, Seatec, Shipyard De Hoop, Niigata Shipyards. Please look at the PDF file for an enlarged photo.

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