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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

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…”

Recent Posts

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…”

Holland America Line’s 2021 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Open for Booking

Holland America Line’s 2021 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys Open for Booking

Building on its more than 70 years of Alaska experience, Holland America Line’s 2021 Land+Sea Journeys continue to be the only way travelers can explore the Yukon and Denali combined with a cruise. Now open for booking, guests can select from among four ships and 15 different configurations, including the Pinnacle Class Koningsdam, that feature…   read more of “Holland America…”

Getting Married Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Getting Married Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Aaron Saunders of Ports & Bows on Canada.com recently got married on board Nieuw Amsterdam and wrote about it. He let us post about his wedding on the blog, and we’re thrilled to share the happy couple’s experience. Did you know you can get married at sea? I tied the knot in late July aboard…   read more of “Getting Married…”

My Mediterranean Cruise: Pizza and Pompeii

My Mediterranean Cruise: Pizza and Pompeii

Pizza is serious business in Naples, and serious business to me. The oft-told story — about Naples, not about me — goes like this: In 1889, to celebrate Queen Margherita’s visit to Naples, a Neapolitan pizzaiolo was commissioned to create a special honorary pizza. The Queen loved it. That’s the origin story of the pizza…   read more of “My Mediterranean…”

My European Cruise: Greek Edition

My European Cruise: Greek Edition

Of all the ports on my European cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam, it’s in Corfu that I perfect the art of the stroll. I fall in love with the labyrinth of Corfu town immediately, with its ancient feel and the warmth of its shopkeepers. I’m with my dad and another family who are family to us…   read more of “My European Cruise:…”