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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

Are we Seeing Double?

Are we Seeing Double?

Here’s a great shot of my two favorite ships in the fleet, Nieuw Amsterdam and Eurodam, side by side. Amy Kreft is Eurodam’s human resources manager.

Recent Posts

Sailors Get Certified On Board Nieuw Amsterdam

Sailors Get Certified On Board Nieuw Amsterdam

On January 18th several of Nieuw Amsterdam‘s crew completed a 12-day Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB) course. The course is 35 hours of on board theoretical and practical training and assessments in lifeboats and life rafts operations, as well as sea survival techniques and first aid. All the participants are now certified…   read more of “Sailors Get…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Postcards from Curaçao

Nieuw Amsterdam Postcards from Curaçao

Thanks to Jaap van Drongelen for sending in these great photos of Nieuw Amsterdam arriving at Willemstad, Curacao, on Jan. 30. Thanks, Jaap!

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

The Beauty of Clouds and Reflections

My travels allow me to see some fabulous sites, architecture, people and landscapes. Sometimes we forget to look up. These clouds are from around the world and reflections are something that have become an interest to me since taking up this camera. They are from Cambodia, Alaska and the fiery skies of Rouen, France.

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Traveling Europe on Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to HAL guests Helena and Jeremy Blue for sending in this post and gorgeous photos from their European crusie with Nieuw Amsterdam. My husband and I had the pleasure of cruising on Nieuw Amsterdam in April/May of 2012. Here are a few of our favorite places. — Helena and Jeremy Blue

Nieuw Amsterdam Brings Christmas to Half Moon Cay

Nieuw Amsterdam Brings Christmas to Half Moon Cay

I was in charge of delivering the pink Christmas tree to the shop on Half Moon Cay so Eurodam could pick it up later. I thought perhaps it would enjoy a stroll around the island first. Merry Christmas Half Moon from Nieuw Amsterdam!