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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

Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke recently sailed on Eurodam throughout Europe, and the ship called at some interesting, off-the-beaten-path ports that aren’t often found on cruise itineraries. Similarly, Nieuw Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Marco van Belleghem and Future Cruise Consultant Joanne Gardner snapped some memorable photos at the unique port of Kotor, Montenegro. Enjoy “visiting” these unique…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recent Posts

Culinary Arts Center: Chef Kelly English’s Recipes & 2013 Caribbean Schedule

Culinary Arts Center: Chef Kelly English’s Recipes & 2013 Caribbean Schedule

On a recent Noordam cruise, Chef Kelly English entertained guests in the Culinary Arts Center with cooking demonstrations of three of his signature dishes: Harissa “Café Au Lait,” Grilled Peach Crème Brûlée and Spicy and Sweet Peach “Situation.” The recipes are below so you can make them at home. If you like to cook like…   read more of “Culinary Arts…”

Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Fall is in full swing, and if the cooling temperatures have you dreaming of balmy breezes and turquoise waters, then it’s time to pack your bags for the Caribbean. Holland America Line ships are starting to reposition from their summer homes, and when Nieuw Amsterdam arrives at Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Oct….   read more of “Best Snorkeling…”

Recipes: An Asian-Inspired Evening at Tamarind and Silk Den

Recipes: An Asian-Inspired Evening at Tamarind and Silk Den

Guests on Signature-class ships ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam can indulge in an evening of Asian-inspired culinary creations at Tamarind. The alternative dining venue was recently noted for its “cuisine that rivals the top restaurants on land” by “Condé Nast Traveler.” Exotic dinner menus feature dishes created by Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi…   read more of “Recipes: An…”

Mariner Moments: Celebrating our Longtime Cruisers

Mariner Moments: Celebrating our Longtime Cruisers

Holland America Line has extremely loyal guests called Mariners. They return time and again, year after year. They travel for weeklong vacations and 100-plus-day Grand World Voyages. They are our greatest ambassadors and true members of the Holland America Line family. But you don’t need to sail on a dozen cruises to become a Mariner…   read more of “Mariner Moments:…”

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Booked Your Cruise? Get Ready to Indulge With a Package

Among the many delights of a Holland America Line cruise are the thoughtful and unexpected touches that make your vacation especially memorable. Guests, as well as their friends and family traveling together, are invited to indulge and get into the spirit of creating special moments with our onboard gift program. Holland America Line offers the…   read more of “Booked Your Cruise?…”

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

As we are nearing the end of our Mediterranean season, ms Nieuw Amsterdam had its last visit to Santorini for this year. Time to head over to Oia to take some beautiful images of the amazing scenery that unfolds in front of you as you walk the narrow streets. Oia is certainly one of the…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Cocktail Recipes: More Mojitos

Cocktail Recipes: More Mojitos

A mojito can be light, refreshing and oh so good! Mojitos are tasty drinks that come from Cuba, although the exact origin of this classic cocktail is the subject of debate. The drink is so popular that many cultures around the world have their own variation. An “English Mojito” uses gin in place of rum…   read more of “Cocktail Recipes:…”