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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

Celebrating 140 Years: Venice Then and Now

Celebrating 140 Years: Venice Then and Now

Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Holland America Line’s rich 140-year history is captured perfectly in these two photos. There is a span of 83 years between these two images yet some things never change. Our guests lined the decks in 1929 onboard the ss Statendam III as she…   read more of “Celebrating 140…”

Recent Posts

Culinary Wonders Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Culinary Wonders Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to passenger Fuat Baran who shared with us some amazing photos from a recent Caribbean cruise. The pictures were so good that we decided to make it a three-part series. This first installment is about the culinary wonders aboard Nieuw Amsterdam. Are you hungry yet? Below are some pictures of the delicious pastries offered…   read more of “Culinary Wonders…”

Vintage Nieuw Amsterdam

Vintage Nieuw Amsterdam

Thank you to Mr. Julian H. Preisler for sending in remarkable vintage pictures of Nieuw Amsterdam! Check them out! My mother, Dorothy Goldman Preisler sailed on the “old” Nieuw Amsterdam from New York to Rotterdam in 1954 prior to her marriage. I have several vintage photos from the voyage that I have scanned as well as some unique…   read more of “Vintage Nieuw…”

Win a Chance to Perform on Stage in our ‘Dancing With the Stars: at Sea’ Dance Competition!

Win a Chance to Perform on Stage in our ‘Dancing With the Stars: at Sea’ Dance Competition!

With our “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” shipboard program, you don’t have to be a celebrity or professional dancer to earn an opportunity to compete with some of the best dancers afloat. “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” is featuring a dance competition that culminates with 15 talented guests — one representing each ship…   read more of “Win a Chance to…”

De Lijn Members Visit Nieuw Amsterdam

De Lijn Members Visit Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to Kelsey Differding, our corporate giving coordinator, for sending in this nice post. Ten members of Association De Lijn met in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 3 for lunch in the Pinnacle Grill aboard ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Mike Sexton, a member of the group’s North America chapter, said, “Kudos are due to everyone involved, and…   read more of “De Lijn Members…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Shop Manager Honored with ‘People Leadership Award’

Nieuw Amsterdam Shop Manager Honored with ‘People Leadership Award’

Natasha Dordevic recently received the People Leadership Award 2012 for her role as shop manager for Starboard Cruise Services, the retail operator for Holland America Line. Natasha’s efforts have been rewarded for her work aboard Nieuw Amsterdam in 2012, where she led a team of 14 shop staff throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean seasons. Natasha…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

Seeing Double at Grand Turk

Seeing Double at Grand Turk

Thanks to our Director of Port Operations Chris Martin for sending in these fun photos of Nieuw Amsterdam and Westerdam together at Grand Turk.