Witness the progress when we build the new ship for Heligoland

Be there when the new ship for Heligoland takes shape! On this page we'll share the progress of building the new vessel on a weekly basis.

Kalenderwoche 36

Kabel- und Kabelschachtinstallation im Brückenhaus.
Kabel- und Kabelschachtinstallation im Brückenhaus.
Kabeleinbau auf dem Hauptdeck.
Kabeleinbau auf dem Hauptdeck.
Die Außentreppen warten auf die Montage.
Die Außentreppen warten auf die Montage.
Anbau der Handläufe um das Oberlicht:
Anbau der Handläufe um das Oberlicht:
Davits für die Rettungsinseln.
Davits für die Rettungsinseln.
Kontrolle der Wassertunnel durch die Vorarbeiter.
Kontrolle der Wassertunnel durch die Vorarbeiter.
Blick vom Dach des Brückenhauses nach achtern.
Blick vom Dach des Brückenhauses nach achtern.
Blick vom Dach des Brückenhauses auf das Vordeck.
Blick vom Dach des Brückenhauses auf das Vordeck.
 
 

Week 36

Cable installation on the main deck.
The fore deck in the making.
HVAC duckting on the main deck.
The wet deck, the aft section of the main deck.
The port side fore foot.
Water jet ducts.
The wheelhouse viewed from starboard aft.
 
 

Kalenderwoche 35

Hull plating on unit 7.
Hull plating on unit 7.
Aft port engine room with fire protection and sea chest.
Stairs between main and upper deck
Stairs to the wheelhouse.
Looking at the wheelhouse from aft.
On the bridge.
 
 

Week 34

Jet duct for one of the jet engines.
Front main deck.
Front main deck and wheelhouse.
Port aft engine room.
View up to the nacelle.
 

Week 33

[will follow shortly]

Week 32

This is the bridge house.
The bow sections viewed from port side.
The wave breaker in the center between the hulls.
The stern sections peaking through the door.
 
 

Week 31

Fresh water tank.
Installation of frame 11 on the upper deck.
Parts of the sea chest (and a vacuum cleaner).
The wheelhouse.
The machine bed is prepared.
The schanz dress for the bow area.

Week 30

Working on the main deck.
Building the wheelhouse.
Another view of the wheelhouse.
Working on the upper deck.
Unit 18 is readied for lifting.
The machine housing.

Week 29

Tunnel unit 5.
Construction of the bridge.
Main deck, starbord.
Ceiling for the upper deck.
 
 

Week 28

Building the outer walls.

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Kalenderwoche 26

Kalenderwoche 25

Jetzt kann man schon sehr gut sehen, dass es ein Schiff wird :-)

Week 24

These are the very first images of our new main deck! ;-)

Week 23

In the shipyard the work on the hulls of our new ship for Heligoland continued while in Flensburg we finalized the decisions for the interior design. Are you curious already?

Week 22

This week it really begins to look like the hulls of a catamaran. 

Port hull, unit 4-5
Port hull
Starbord hull, unit 4-5
Starbord hull
Starbord hull, unit 4-5 bottom

Week 21

In week 21, more work on the hull sections has been done.

Unit 4-5 of the starboard hull.
Port and starboard hull are easily recognizable. ;-)

Week 20

Here, the first tunnel-section of one of the hulls is welded.