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Nieuw Amsterdam Captain Comes Aboard for the First Time

Nieuw Amsterdam Captain Comes Aboard for the First Time

On Wed., May 12, Nieuw Amsterdam’s Captain Edward van Zaane boarded the ship for the first time and met with Mr. Ronchi, Fincantieri’s captain at the yard. Captain van Zaane also met with New Build Director Pieter Rijkaart and Chief Officer Jochem R.A. Bakker. Mary Moore is a blog contributor based at the yard.

Meet Nieuw Amsterdam’s Housekeeping Newbuild Team

Meet Nieuw Amsterdam’s Housekeeping Newbuild Team

The ship is a buzz of activities for its preparation on its upcoming delivery. The Housekeeping team plays a very important role to get a ship ready. Under the very meticulous eyes of Chief Housekeeper Tetet Prihanotko, who has done several newbuilds (Oosterdam, Noordam, Westerdam, and as an additional chief housekeeper and a full chief…   read more of “Meet Nieuw…”

Meet Two Nieuw Amsterdam Team Members

Meet Two Nieuw Amsterdam Team Members

This is a recent photo from the shipyard of Ernesto Palmas, a Carnival Corporate Shipbuilding inspector, and Holland America’s Lifesaving Officer Evert Stuurop discussing their next call. Ernesto is responsible for inspecting all of the safety equipment aboard Nieuw Amsterdam. He also works closely with HAL deck officers to make sure that all safety systems…   read more of “Meet Two Nieuw…”