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Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,380
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
62,753 grt
Length:
780 feet
Maximum Speed:
22.5 knots
Dedicated:
October 2000
Godmother:
Janet Lanterman

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Departing Seattle for the Grand Asia and Australia Voyage

Departing Seattle for the Grand Asia and Australia Voyage

Future Cruise Consultants Arky and Shirley sailed on Amsterdam’s Grand Asia and Australia voyage from Sept. 19 to Nov. 23, 2008. This incredible 65-day journey took them from Seattle, Wash., to Japan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, islands in the South Pacific and Hawaii, before ending in San Diego, Calif. Throughout their voyage, they took a…   read more of “Departing Seattle…”

Postcards from Alaska

Postcards from Alaska

Future Cruise Consultants Arky and Shirley sent us these stunning images from their recent contract aboard Amsterdam in Alaska. The beautiful blue color associated with glaciers is created by the density of the ice that absorbs all the colors of the spectrum except blue, which is reflected. A glacier calving. Calving occurs when pieces of…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Meet Future Cruise Consultants Arky & Shirley

Meet Future Cruise Consultants Arky & Shirley

FCCs Arky and Shirley Nelson. We retired in 1996 and moved from Casper, Wyoming, to Sarasota, Florida. Arky had worked for power companies as a transmission dispatcher, (directed switching on high-voltage transmission lines). Shirley was a hotel manager. In 1999 Shirley became bored and took a part-time job with a liquidation company that opened seasonal…   read more of “Meet Future Cruise…”

‘Mighty Mo’ Welcomes Amsterdam Guests

‘Mighty Mo’ Welcomes Amsterdam Guests

On Nov. 16, guests booked in verandah suites aboard the full cruise of Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia cruise enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience during an exclusive Officer’s Club Theme Event on the USS Missouri located at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii. As guests arrived for the special event, commemorative military hats and leis were given to…   read more of “‘Mighty…”