In summer 2016, Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will sail out of the port of Amsterdam, marking the first time the company will have three ships sailing out of three Dutch ports: Koningsdam out of Amsterdam, Rotterdam out of Rotterdam and Prinsendam out of Ijmuiden. Koningsdam will debut a series of northern Europe… read more of “Koningsdam’s…”
When Holland America Line welcomes ms Koningsdam to the fleet in April 2016, the ship will debut a new era in design approach for the line. As the first ship in the Pinnacle class, the 2,650-guest ship will have an interior that blends a fresh, contemporary styling in perfect harmony with the line’s renowned classic… read more of “Koningsdam…”
Holland America Line revealed the name of its new 99,500-ton cruise ship slated for delivery in February 2016 will be ms Koningsdam (pronounced with a long ō sound, as in cone, KOH-ningsdam). While the name pays homage to the company’s rich heritage and deep roots in the Netherlands, it also reflects a new era with… read more of “Introducing ms…”
Holland America Line celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,650-guest Pinnacle Class ship Aug. 22 at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following a traditional blessing by a priest, a 680-ton block was lowered by crane into the yard’s building dock, marking the official beginning of construction. The 99,500-gross-ton ship is scheduled for delivery in… read more of “Construction…”
As you have seen in the announcement not too long ago, Holland America Line has ordered a new ship that will be taken into commission in the February of 2016. As eager and enthusiastic as we are about this news, we didn’t want to let time go to waste in order to try to develop… read more of “Planning for the…”
Exciting news, blog fans! It was announced today that Holland America Line will build another ship for delivery in fall 2015. The 99,000-ton vessel will be built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri at their Marghera Yard, near Venice. Fincantieri has built fourteen Holland America Line ships. The new ship will accommodate 2,660 guests in lower berths… read more of “Holland America…”
Here are some photos of the art work in one of Nieuw Amsterdam’s bars.
Since March 26, 2010, we’ve been counting down the “Top 100 Reasons to Sail Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam.” Here’s the complete list of all 100 fabulous reasons! Now you can continue to add your owns reasons to sail. 100: Ahhh … that new-ship smell. 99: Brush up on your computer skills at a shipboard digital workshop… read more of “100 Reasons to Sail…”