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Nieuw Amsterdam’s Memorable Dedication Ceremony

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Memorable Dedication Ceremony

Several of our bloggers at the yard sent in this post. Thanks to Rose Abello for writing it and Steve Simao and Rick Duval for providing photos. The ceremony began with music and an extraordinary entrance revealing captains from all of the Holland America ships.

Countdown Quiz #4: We Have a Winner!

Countdown Quiz #4: We Have a Winner!

In honor of the final days leading up to the launch of Nieuw Amsterdam, we’re having a fun quiz everyday for the last 10 days. Yesterday — Day 4 — we asked: QUESTION: Who created the chandelier adorning the ceiling of Nieuw Amsterdam’s Atrium? The answer is Gilbert LeBigre and Corinne Roger. And the winner…   read more of “Countdown Quiz #4:…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Club HAL

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Club HAL

This is the most beautiful Club HAL teens room of all the Holland America Line ships and I’ve been here since the Zuiderdam. Kids get on board…you will love it!

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 25, 2010

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 25, 2010

Mary Moore and Nieuw Amsterdam’s 3rd Engineer, Rob Matthews, sent in these pictures of the impressive LED-chandelier getting installed in the ship’s Atrium.

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Lady Liberty

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Lady Liberty

Here is a close-up of the crystal centerpiece [in the Atrium] which reflects the skyline of New York. If you take the photo from a certain angle, the lights from the Ocean Bar shine on top of the torch of the Statue of Liberty, making it look like the torch is burning. Bert van Mackelenbergh…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 18, 2010

Nieuw Amsterdam Photos: June 18, 2010

Here are a few photos of Nieuw Amsterdam’s interior design. The 3,000-pound crystal centerpiece will be hanging from the ceiling in the atrium and will reflect the skyline of New York, formerly known as Nieuw Amsterdam.