Princely reception at GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel: On Monday, the 12th of September 2016, S.A.S. Prince Albert II of Monaco paid the shipyard a private visit as part of his trip to the state capital of Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel.
GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel presented itself as an attentive host and invited the Prince, after being welcomed by the management, on a helicopter flight over the three shipyards in Northern-Germany belonging to the international Privinvest Group: NOBISKRUG (Rendsburg), LINDENAU (Kiel-Friedrichsort) and GERMAN NAVAL YARDS Kiel. Following the one-hour flight Prince Albert II enjoyed the view from the Sky Lounge on the crane of the Kiel shipyard for an original high-tea. The 900 t gantry crane is one of Kiel’s landmarks, it offers a reception area at an approximate height of 100 m and an impressive 360-degree panoramic view of Kiel.