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Nieuw Amsterdam

Nieuw Amsterdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
2,160
Crew Members:
929
Gross Tonnage:
86,700 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
23.9 knots
Dedicated:
July 2010
Godmother:
HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

Latest Post

Transit the World’s Most Epic Engineering Marvel on Panama Canal Itineraries in 2022-23

Transit the World’s Most Epic Engineering Marvel on Panama Canal Itineraries in 2022-23

The Panama Canal has been called one of humankind’s greatest engineering achievements, and for the 2022-23 cruise season four Holland America Line ships will feature itineraries that include a full transit between Atlantic and Pacific oceans. On board, guests get a front-row seat on the eight-hour daylight journey through the Panama Canal, often cited as…   read more of “Transit the…”

Recent Posts

Holland America Line Sets Sail for Alaska on First Cruise from Seattle

Holland America Line Sets Sail for Alaska on First Cruise from Seattle

This past weekend, after an 16-month pause of operations, Holland America Line returned to service! Nieuw Amsterdam arrived at Port of Seattle earlier in the week to get ready for a Saturday departure to Alaska. Holland America Line President Gus Antorcha, Carnival Corporation President and CEO Arnold Donald and Princess Cruises President Jan Swartz all…   read more of “Holland America…”

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Beyond the balmy breezes and crystalline waters of the Caribbean, the vibrant cultures of the islands await to be discovered on a Holland America Line cruise during the 2021-2022 season. Ranging from seven to 21 days, guests will have their pick of six of the line’s premium, mid-sized ships — including Rotterdam in its debut…   read more of “Soak Up Some…”

Six Holland America Line Ships Offer Award-Winning Alaska and Glacier Bay Cruises in 2021

Six Holland America Line Ships Offer Award-Winning Alaska and Glacier Bay Cruises in 2021

If you’re missing Alaska as much as we are, it’s time to start planning your Alaska getaway for 2021. We’re offering a full season of cruises and Land+Sea Journeys that showcase our more-than 70 years of experience, insider knowledge and preferred access. From April through September, six Holland America Line ships will take guests on…   read more of “Six Holland America…”

Nieuw Amsterdam to the Rescue

Nieuw Amsterdam to the Rescue

Late last night eastern time (today, May 15, local time for the ship), Nieuw Amsterdam received a message from Cape Town Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre requesting assistance for a French sailing vessel underway from Mauritius to France, via South Africa. The vessel was located 80 nautical miles away and lost its mast in heavy winds….   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam to…”

Fresh Fruit and Produce from Nieuw Amsterdam Donated to Feeding South Florida

Fresh Fruit and Produce from Nieuw Amsterdam Donated to Feeding South Florida

With Nieuw Amsterdam’s recently canceled cruise that was to depart from Fort Lauderdale, Holland America Line donated as much of the fresh fruit and produce on board to Feeding South Florida so it wouldn’t go to waste. Feeding South Florida is the largest food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties, distributing more…   read more of “Fresh Fruit and…”

Club HAL and High Score! Update

Club HAL and High Score! Update

The Kid’s Club/Club HAL is not going away on Holland America Line. On Oosterdam only, we recently launched a new venue called High Score!, featuring a variety of popular arcade and table games. Regular hours during the day are for kids ages 7+ and family time is offered in the evening, with separate time slots….   read more of “Club HAL and High…”