Sunday, May 9th, a functional lifeboat test for the portside was performed. For this reason the Nieuw Amsterdam had to be maneuvered (on own propulsion) off the dock as she is portside alongside. All crew that needed to witness this test were on board at 07:00AM. Here are some pictures from her first movement since… read more of “Nieuw…”
Reason to Sail #55: Meet new friends at the Lido for a casual poolside lunch.
Here are more photos. Tim Lodder is Nieuw Amsterdam’s navigation officer.
Some public areas on Nieuw Amsterdam are really beginning to take shape, as you can see from these recent pictures of the Merabella luxury shop. The designer jewelry boutique has an elegant atmosphere and I believe guests will really enjoy shopping there. The Shops on board the ship are nearly finished. The tile and carpet… read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”
Reason to Sail #56: Watch your kids learn the fine art of cooking in the Culinary Arts Center.
The workers here at the yard are busy finishing up the ship’s cabins. As you can see from the photos, they are installing cabin doors and outfitting the bathroom mirrors.
Reason to Sail #58: Indulge in the line’s famous Baked Alaska for dessert.
Reason to Sail #58: Admire the authentic New York taxi in The Loft.