Shipyard De Hoop celebrates 10 years of shipbuilding for OceanografíaYard News // October 26, 2011
Shipyard De Hoop in The Netherlands is celebrating a decade of shipbuilding for Oceanografía in Mexico.
n 2001, Shipyard De Hoop designed, built and delivered its first ship to Mexican shipping company Oceanografía. Caballo De Mar was a diving support vessel to be used for inspection, maintenance and repair.
In the years that followed, De Hoop developed another seven diving support vessels for Oceanografía, with varying functional requirements. In addition, Shipyard De Hoop designed and built two platform supply vessels for the company.
The last two vessels, Caballo Xanthus and Caballo Genitor, are currently being built at the company's yards in Lobith and Foxhol.