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SHIPYARD DE HOOP IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE A NEW ORDER.

Tolkamer 17/11/2017 – This morning at 10AM the client’s flag was raised for the design and build of a spectacular expedition cruise vessel. The vessel, to be inaugurated in May 2019, shall be built at the Lobith yard under yard number 488. It is a specialised design for the Galapagos islands which has been designed and developed in close cooperation with the client, Celebrity Cruises. Besides state of art and eco-friendly technology, the vessel shall have the largest and most luxurious accommodations in the Galapagos Islands. In total eight decks will have a wide selection of spaces for in total 100 passengers. For further information, please have a look at https://www.celebritycruises.com/galapagos/ships/celebrity-flora/#

AMADEUS QUEEN UPDATE…

Tolkamer 30/10/2017 – Amadeus Queen reaches her full length by placing the engine room.

CAPE VERDIAN DELEGATION VISITS DE HOOP

Tolkamer 26/09/2017 – Today a Cape Verdian delegation, with mayors from various islands, port authorities as well as chamber of commerce visited Shipyard De Hoop. Various presentations were held and we are proud to have been visited by such honored guests.

DE HOOP PROUDLY RAISES FLAGS FOR 6 TUG NEWBUILD ORDER

Tolkamer, Juli 2017 – Shipyard De Hoop is proud to announce the order for the build of 6 tugboats, for their client Caspian Offshore Constructions (COC).

In an earlier stage De Hoop already received an engineering order to start the design. Now, the job will consist of building four Ice class Azimuth Stern Drive tug-push boats, each 39-ton bollard pull. Additionally, two shallow draft harbour tugs, each 30-ton bollard pull, were designed and shall be built.

These six vessels are developed for Blue Water and COC consortium. The relation between COC and de Hoop dates back to 2006 and De Hoop is proud in the continuation of this relationship.

NEXT 135 METER AMADEUS WELL ON ITS WAY

Tolkamer, 14/6/2017 – With over 50% of her section blocks assembled, the hull construction of the next vessel for Lüftner Cruises, is well on its way. The ship is being build under yard number 487 and will be an 135 design with very special features.

MINISTER FROM MOZAMBIQUE VISITS SHIPYARD DE HOOP

Tolkamer 16/05/2017 – Today a special visit was paid by the Minister of Transport and Communications from Mozambique, Mr Carlos Alberto Fortes Mesquita. The Minister is in the Netherlands as part of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Mozambique, at the invitation of the King Willem Alexander, which will take place starting tomorrow. De Hoop was proud to present the various new build projects it is currently involved in.

KEEL LAYING ‘AMADEUS QUEEN’

Tolkamer 03/05/2017 – Today at 2 p.m., the first section of the 135 meter luxury new build passenger vessel ‘Amadeus Queen’ for the Austrian company Lüftner Cruises was placed on the slibway. The Amadeus Queen is the 14th passenger vessel De Hoop Lobith is building for Lüftner Cruises.

AMADEUS PROVENCE CHRISTENED IN FRANCE

Vienne, 12/4/2017 – Yesterday, our latest newbuild vessel for Lüftner Cruises, the Amadeus Provence was Christened in Vienne, France. Nearly 200 guest witnessed the ceremony on the river Seine, whereupon they watched hundreds of red, white and blue balloons released into the sky.
The Amadeus Provence is a 110 meter river cruise vessel, outfitted with e.g. 62 staterooms and 8 suites for a total of 140 passengers, an outside lounge area and an infinity pool.

ESNAAD 230 DEPARTS TO ABU DHABI

Eemshaven, 31/3/2017 – This morning, at 08.30 AM, the ESNAAD 230 has finally departed from Eemshaven, on her way to Abu Dhabi. With this, the last vessel in a 10-ship-order, has left the Netherlands.

AMADEUS PROVENCE IS DELIVERED

Tolkamer 17/3/2017 – We are proud to announce the delivery of the latest newbuild, Amadeus Provence. This vessel is a very special 110 meter with 70 cabins for 140 passengers which shall enter service in France for Lüftner Cruises. Besides a focus on fuel efficiency, high comfort through extra low/noise and vibrations, the vessel has a 3-tier aftship allowing space for the thruster/engine-room, a small lounge/club on top as well as a recessed swimming pool and outside lounge area. With this innovation the passengers have a nice outside area, which can also be used on stretches were the top-deck cannot be used (due to passing lower bridges). Furthermore, the vessel as a second innovation; this is the first river cruise vessel in the world which is fitted out with a De Hoop in house-designed A.L.S. (Air Lubrication System) which shall further reduce the fuel consumption, a real world premiere.