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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 Update: July 6

Nieuw Amsterdam Update: July 6

The section for the Tamarind restaurant and Silk Den bar is getting in shape. Soon this section will be lifted and installed on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. As shown in the pictures below, the installation of the life and tender boat davits is moving along. The davits will hold the new Hatecke life and tender…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

Recent Posts

Nieuw Amsterdam Update: June 26

Nieuw Amsterdam Update: June 26

Here are the latest pictures of the Nieuw Amsterdam under construction at Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera-Venezia, Italy. The steel work for the Hull is just over 65 percent completed and the float out from the dock is scheduled mid-October 2009. The sea-trial for the Nieuw Amsterdam will take place in March 2010. Henry Veringa is…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

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…”