Good morning from sunny Venice. Here are a few more photos of Nieuw Amsterdam!
The anchors ... finally ready to be heaved into place.
The ship’s load line being inspected by the Lloyd’s surveyor. These are very important marks for the ship ensuring that we do not sail too overloaded or “over our marks.”
Holland America Line’s famous teak deck under construction.
Martel Fursdon is Nieuw Amsterdam’s 2nd officer.