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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

Nieuw Amsterdam Sails Away from Cadiz, Spain

Nieuw Amsterdam Sails Away from Cadiz, Spain

Thanks to guests Peter and Sylvia Huijgen for sharing this photo of Nieuw Amsterdam off the coast of Spain. Sailing away from Cadiz with the beautiful ship Nieuw Amsterdam.

Recent Posts

Marco’s Moments: Views from the Azores

Marco’s Moments: Views from the Azores

After eight sea days we arrived at Ponta Delgada, Azores, May 9. It was great to see land again! In the late morning the tour operator took us on a site inspection of some of the main sites. After leaving Ponta Delgada, we drove up to the view point from where we had a stunning…   read more of “Marco’s…”

Marco’s Moments: Evening Lights in Freeport

Marco’s Moments: Evening Lights in Freeport

Nieuw Amsterdam is currently in drydock in Freeport, Bahamas. This is the first drydock for the Nieuw Amsterdam since she came out. So far we are making very good progress with the works. We will come out as a sparkly new ship again. Last night I went out with my camera to take some gorgeous…   read more of “Marco’s…”

Nieuw Amsterdam at the Shipyard

Nieuw Amsterdam at the Shipyard

Nieuw Amsterdam is at the Freeport shipyard for a routine week-long drydock, and our friends at the yard sent a few photos of the ship arriving earlier this week.

Culinary Arts Center Host for a Day

Culinary Arts Center Host for a Day

Thanks to Ryndam’s Culinary Arts Center Host Sydney Ellis for sharing with us this fun story about a young cruiser with great aspirations! Last summer on the Veendam, I met a lovely young lady by the name of Gabby. She approached me after a cooking demonstration and was curious about the “Party Planner” (now the…   read more of “Culinary Arts…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s 140th Anniversary Celebrations

Nieuw Amsterdam’s 140th Anniversary Celebrations

We held our 140th anniversary event in the showroom at sea. All guests were invited for a special presentation with a very special surprise. The event started off with Cruise Consultant Matt Caplinger introducing the event and showing a video about the history of HAL. Afterwards Matt turned over the microphone to our Captain Vincent…   read more of “Nieuw…”