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Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Nieuw Statendam

Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-passenger ms Nieuw Statendam at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. A block was lowered by crane into the yard’s building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The Pinnacle Class ship is scheduled for delivery in November 2018. Nieuw Statendam is the second Pinnacle Class…   read more of “Keel Laying…”

Holland America Line to Build Third Pinnacle Class Ship for Delivery in 2021

Holland America Line to Build Third Pinnacle Class Ship for Delivery in 2021

Carnival Corporation announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships with final contracts expected to be executed in early 2017. The two new ships are designated for the company’s Holland America Line and Princess Cruises brands. Holland America Line’s new ship will be…   read more of “Holland America…”

And So It Begins! First Steel Cut for Holland America Line’s New ms Nieuw Statendam

And So It Begins! First Steel Cut for Holland America Line’s New ms Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line celebrated a significant construction milestone Friday as the first steel was cut for ms Nieuw Statendam, due for delivery in November 2018. The ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, and the block being built there will later be moved to the Marghera yard where the ship will be…   read more of “And So It Begins!…”

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of ms Koningsdam from Fincantieri

Holland America Line Takes Delivery of ms Koningsdam from Fincantieri

Exciting news! Holland America Line took delivery of ms Koningsdam today, officially making it the first Pinnacle-Class ship in the fleet. The signing ceremony took place at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following the signing, the Dutch flag was raised on the ship for the first time. Koningsdam is registered in the Netherlands. The ship…   read more of “Holland America…”

Koningsdam Lookbook: New Ship Photos of Public Rooms & Milestone Sea Trials

Koningsdam Lookbook: New Ship Photos of Public Rooms & Milestone Sea Trials

The countdown to Koningsdam‘s arrival is on, with only a couple of more months to go until Holland America Line takes delivery. The Pinnacle-class ship returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard Saturday, Jan. 16, after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the Italian coast. The line’s newest ship, that will debut in Venice in early…   read more of “Koningsdam…”

Dazzling New Video & Images Introduce Koningsdam, New Ship Debuts April 2016

Dazzling New Video & Images Introduce Koningsdam, New Ship Debuts April 2016

The ms Koningsdam story continues to unfold in a new video revealing never-before-seen renderings and more details about Holland America Line’s newest ship, scheduled to set sail in Europe in April 2016. Guests can “come aboard” Koningsdam by viewing the video at hollandamerica.com. Through sweeping flyover views and vibrant images, the fourth video in the…   read more of “Dazzling New Video…”