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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

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Meet Project Manager Henry Veringa

Meet Project Manager Henry Veringa

As the newbuild project manager for Holland America Line, Henry Veringa has been based at the Fincantieri shipyard since June 2006. In his role, he provides local support for the newbuild projects and is the liaison between the newbuild team (deck, engine and hotel operations) and the shipyard. Additionally, he checks the ship’s drawings and…   read more of “Meet Project…”

Dutch Maritime Artist Paints Nieuw Amsterdam

Dutch Maritime Artist Paints Nieuw Amsterdam

Lenie Simons-Molenwijk, a well-known Dutch maritime artist sent us this painting of her conception of not-yet-built Nieuw Amsterdam sailing into New York. Since we were not familiar with her work, we asked Lenie for some biographical background, and she sent this: I am a female seepainter for almost 30 years. I started at 1975 until…   read more of “Dutch Maritime…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Keel Laying

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Keel Laying

Here are the much-anticipated photos from Nieuw Amsterdam’s keel laying March 24, 2009, at the Marghera Shipyard in Italy.