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Marco’s Moments: Evening Lights in Freeport

Marco’s Moments: Evening Lights in Freeport

Nieuw Amsterdam is currently in drydock in Freeport, Bahamas. This is the first drydock for the Nieuw Amsterdam since she came out. So far we are making very good progress with the works. We will come out as a sparkly new ship again. Last night I went out with my camera to take some gorgeous…   read more of “Marco’s…”

Nieuw Amsterdam at the Shipyard

Nieuw Amsterdam at the Shipyard

Nieuw Amsterdam is at the Freeport shipyard for a routine week-long drydock, and our friends at the yard sent a few photos of the ship arriving earlier this week.

More Photos from Statendam’s Drydock

More Photos from Statendam’s Drydock

Thanks to Statendam’s Safety Officer Dirk van Aarsen for sending in these photos from the ship’s drydock that is underway in the Bahamas. Here is Statendam with the first primer coating before the blue comes back on:

Statendam Gets Shiny New Coat

Statendam Gets Shiny New Coat

Statendam will be in drydock for two weeks while it gets a fresh new coat of paint! Here are some photos I took while visiting the ship:

More Photos of Rotterdam’s Drydock Upgrades

More Photos of Rotterdam’s Drydock Upgrades

Thanks to Martijn van Winden, Rotterdam‘s Pinnacle Grill manager, for keeping us updated on Rotterdam’s renovations and sending in more photos of process and outcome. Most of the ship’s carpet was replaced, the swimming-pool area receive a new anti-slip floor, the atrium clock was placed under spotlights and, of course, a lot of maintenance was…   read more of “More Photos of…”

Oosterdam’s Crew Go Down Under

Oosterdam’s Crew Go Down Under

At the end of Oosterdam‘s 14-day drydock in Sydney, Australia, a tour was organized for the crew to see underneath the Oosterdam. It’s not everyday where you get to see what it looks like under a ship. The crew took lots of photos and had a great experience.

Rotterdam Gets a Makeover in Time for the Holidays

Rotterdam Gets a Makeover in Time for the Holidays

Thanks to Martijn van Winden, Rotterdam‘s Pinnacle Grill manager, for sending in photos of Rotterdam undergoing some renovations. At the moment the ship is dry-docked at Hamburg, Germany. On December 22 Rotterdam will welcome guests embarking in Rotterdam on the freshly updated ship and set sail on a Christmas cruise. Here are some photos of…   read more of “Rotterdam Gets a…”

A Rare Experience for Prinsendam Crew

A Rare Experience for Prinsendam Crew

At the end of Prinsendam‘s 14-day drydock in Freeport, Bahamas, a crew tour was arranged for under the ship. Those that had never seen or stood under a cruise ship went down for a look. Everyone took lots of pictures and enjoyed themselves. Here are some of the group shots.