Here are the much-anticipated photos from Nieuw Amsterdam’s keel laying March 24, 2009, at the Marghera Shipyard in Italy.
Last week the large section of Nieuw Amsterdam that was built at Fincantieri’s Sestri yard near Genoa, Italy, was towed around the foot of Italy to our yard here in Venice. Once it arrived, the section was floated into the building dock and later in the week put on the blocks. The section that signifies… read more of “Getting Ready for…”
Holland America Line will name its next Signature-Class ship and the 15th vessel in its fleet ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Scheduled for delivery in 2010, the 86,000-ton Nieuw Amsterdam is being built at Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard. The ship’s interior design and art collection will reflect the glamor and history of New York City —… read more of “Next…”