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 5

Hauptdeck, hinterer Salon
Oberdeck, hinterer Salon
Brücke
Hauptdeck, vorderer Salon
Oberdeck, Premium Class
Main Switchboard
Schiff inkl. Rettungsequippement
 
 

Kalenderwoche 4/2018

Hauptdeck mooring station
Marine Link Monitore
Ingeneur Kontroll Bildschirme
Hauptmast auf dem Brückendeck
erste Sitze an Bord
weitere Sitze an Bord

Kalenderwoche 3/2018

Ablagefächer über den mittleren Sitzreihen
Deckenverkleidung wird montiert.

Kalenderwoche 2/2018

 
 

Week 01/2018

Frontal view of the bow - immediately before the launch.
The new ship for Heligoland – immediately before the launch.
The new catamaran glides into the water.
First contact with its element, the water.
Our new vessel for Heligoland floats and is ready for the imminent test runs.
 

Week 48

The passenger area on our upper deck.
The internal passenger area on our upper deck.
The hull of the new ship is being painted.
Amtico is being glued down on the main deck.
The installation of the starboard water jet is in process.
Topside paint - First coat of white paint.

Week 46

The anchor and its chain.
Inbetween the hulls one can already see a tunnel.
The wheelhouse consoles are ready for the technical installation.
The external wheelhouse deck with its seats.
Amtico has been laid on the upper deck.
The VIP balcony on the upper deck.

Kalenderwoche 44

Die Vorbereitungen für die Brücken-Konsole sind in vollem Gange.
Das Brückendeck ist bereits bemalt.
Die Kranarbeiten auf dem Oberdeck.
Die Lichtinstallation auf dem Oberdeck.
Die Heckansicht des Schiffes.
 

Kalenderwoche 43

Auf dem Brückendeck wird das Fundament für die David Sicherheitssysteme gelegt.
Die Ansicht des Brücken-Fensters.
Das Abgas-System.
Das Fundament für den Mast steht bereits.
Die Fenster auf dem Oberdeck.
 

Kalenderwoche 42

Der Treppenaufgang zum Freideck.
Das Feuer-Hauptrohr durchläuft bereits einige Sicherheitstests.
Das Tresen-Gerüst für die Bar auf dem Hauptdeck.
Ein Prototyp der Gepäckablagefächer.
Die Hauptmaschine wird gewogen.
 

Kalenderwoche 41

Ein Blick in den Maschinenraum.
Die Vorderansicht des neuen Schiffes.
So sieht die Hauptmaschine aus.
Das Oberdeck auf der Heck-Seite.
 
 

Kalenderwoche 40

Die letzten Arbeiten am hinteren Freideck.
Die Feuer-Isolation an der Decke.
Der Fortschritt auf dem Hauptdeck.
Der Katamaran aus einer anderen Perspektive – die Unteransicht.
 
 

Kalenderwoche 39

Auf dem Brückendeck werden Rettungsflöße installiert.
So sieht es in den Hohlräumen in Richtung Vorderdeck aus.
Die Maschinen sind da!
Das ist das Oberdeck.
 
 

Kalenderwoche 38

Auf dem Hauptdeck werden HVAC-Kabel angebracht.
Die Heckansicht.
Das sind die Jet-Kanäle.
Die Sicht zwischen den Rümpfen nach vorne.
 
 

Kalenderwoche 37

Im Brückenhaus werden Kabel und Kabelschacht installiert.
Auf dem Hauptdeck erfolgt der Kabel-Einbau.
Die Außentreppen warten auf die Montage.
Die Handläufe um das Oberlicht werden angebaut.
Die Davits für die Rettungsinseln.
Die Vorarbeiter kontrollieren den Wassertunnel.
Der Blick vom Dach des Schiffes nach achtern.
Der Blick vom Dach des Schiffes auf das Vorderdeck.
 

Week 36

Cable installation on the main deck.
The foredeck in the making.
HVAC duckting on the main deck.
The aft section of the main deck.
The front of the portside.
These are the water jet ducts.
The wheelhouse viewed from aft starboard.
 
 

Week 35

Fixing the hull plating on unit 7.
Another perspective of fixing the hull plating on unit 7.
The aft port engine room with fire protection and sea chest.
The stairs between the main and the upper deck.
These stairs lead to the wheelhouse.
Looking at the wheelhouse from abaft.
The inside view of the wheelhouse.
 
 

Week 34

This is a jet duct for one of the jet engines.
The view of the front main deck.
The front main deck and the wheelhouse.
The engine room aft portside.
The view up to the nacelle.
 

Week 32

This is the wheelhouse.
The bow sections viewed from portside.
The wave breaker is located right in the center between the hulls.
The stern section peaking through the door.
 
 

Week 31

The new ship's fresh water tank.
The installation of frame 11 on the upper deck.
The parts of the sea chest (and a vacuum cleaner).
This is the wheelhouse.
The machine bed is prepared.
The bow area and its bulwark.

Week 30

Working on the main deck in progress.
Building the wheelhouse.
Another view of the wheelhouse.
Working on the upper deck.
Unit 1B is ready for lifting.
This will be the engine house.

Week 29

Unit 5 - the tunnel.
The construction of the wheelhouse.
The starboard on the main deck.
Working on the upper deck's ceiling.
 
 

Week 28

Building the outer walls.

The commencement of the super structre frames.
The fuel tank.
Combining unit 2A and unit 3A.
This will be the outter wall with its big window frames.
Unit 10 and the main deck are put together.
Unit 10 is being lifted to the main deck.

Week 27

A recent status of the main deck.
Another perspective of the main deck.
The platform for the portside engine.
Unit 2A and unit 3A.
Unit 2B and 3B from starboard view.
Unit 2B and 3B from portside view.
Unit 4 and 5 will build the tunnel for the starboard.
An investigation of unit 11 on the main deck.
 

Week 26

The starboard.
The portside.
This is unit 3 for the starboard.
This is unit 6 for the starboard.
With unit 4 and unit 5, the tunnel is completed and can be liftet to the main deck.
Unit 10 is part of the future main deck.

Week 25

It's already recognizable that this construction is going to be a ship :-)

Wow, this looks like two hulls shown by unit 5 and unit 6 on aft end.
The tunnel section has been placed.
The welding work on the hull.
Working on unit 3A and unit 3B.
An inside view of unit 3A and 3B.
This is going to be unit 10.
Building unit 11.

Week 24

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

This will be the engine girder.
The hull boards were made.
The future main deck.
These are unit 2 and unit 3.
Again unit 2 and unit 3.
These are unit 4 and unit 5.
And again unit 4 and unit 5 from another perspective.
 
 

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. 

The frame construntions.
Unit 4 and unit 5 for the portside hull.
Again unit 4 and unit 5 for the portside hull from another perspektive.
Unit 4 and 5 for the starboard hull.
Again unit 4 and unit 5 for the starboard hull.
Unit 4 and unit 5 for the starboard hull from another perspective.

Week 21

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

Unit 4 and unit 5 will complete the starboard hull.
Portside and starboard are already recognizable. ;-)
 

Week 20

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