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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Noordhoek Pathfinder ready for launching

Foxhol 2/11/2009 – The 60 meter vessel “Noordhoek Pathfinder” shall be launched this Saturday (7/11/2009), 11 AM at our yard in Foxhol. On this day, the yard shall partially be open for all people who are interested to watch the launch.

Keel laid for river cruise vessel ‘Amadeus Elegant’

Tolkamer 15/10/2009 – With the keellaying for yardnumber 439, the Amadeus Elegant, the build has started for yet another vessel at Shipyard De Hoop Lobith. The Amadeus Elegant is the 8th vessel De Hoop is building for Lueftner Reisen. Please look at the PDF file to see an enlarged photo of the two owners Mrs. and Mr. Lueftner on the first section block of their new vessel.

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Caballo As De Oros on seatrials

Delfzijl, 12/10/2009 – After being transported from the yard (Foxhol) to Delfzijl last Friday, the vessel ‘Caballo As De Oros’ today had her first day out. The seatrials are expected to be finalized this week and after this the vessel will be ready for delivery and departure to the Mexican waters. Please look at the PDF file for some more photos.

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VERDI delivered

Tolkamer, 09/10/2009 – Today, exactly 4 months after signing contract, the newbuild Accomodation Vessel VERDI has been delivered. The vessel is build for ROBORG (Wagenborg) and is intended to depart for Kazachstan after the weekend. Please look at the PDF file for an enlarged picture.

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Busy times in Foxhol

Foxhol 8/10/2009 – These are busy times at our yard in Foxhol. Currenly the yard is working on five different vessels! The platform supply vessel with yardnumber 430 is about to leave for her seatrials. All other vessels are in various stages of production. With five newbuilds under construction the yard sets a new record. Please look at the PDF file for an enlarged photo.

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