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Nieuw Amsterdam’s Murals Coming Along

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Murals Coming Along

These are the pictures of Harald Vlugt working on the big murals in the Explorer’s Lounge on Deck 2. Mary Moore is a blog contributor based at the yard.

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Atrium Art

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Atrium Art

Do you all remember which art piece will be placed on the ceiling of the Atrium? Well, a few days ago the gear box for the ceiling art was installed. It is quite a job to lift this mechanism! Now that it is installed, it will allow the New York City skyline art piece to…   read more of “Nieuw…”

Maritime Artist Stephen Card Sails on Veendam

Maritime Artist Stephen Card Sails on Veendam

Recently, well-known maritime artist Stephen Card and ship historian Bill Miller served as guest speakers on a World Ocean and Cruise Liner Society cruise to Bermuda on board Veendam. Stephen, a native of Bermuda, has created more than 90 paintings for Holland America Line. He also has an extensive collection on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2…   read more of “Maritime Artist…”

Maasdam’s Cast Production Show

Maasdam’s Cast Production Show

The ladies and gentlemen of the ms Maasdam were treated to a special production show by the cast. The evening started off with guest performances from two of our talented crew members. Great fun was had by all as our singers and dancers wowed us with their abilities and made us laugh out loud from…   read more of “Maasdam’s…”

Phun Photos From Phillies Cruise

Phun Photos From Phillies Cruise

Here are some photos from the Philadelphia Phillies (the guys who won the World Series in 2008) cruise underway on Eurodam. Mary Schimmelman is public relations manager for Holland America Line.

Nieuw Amsterdam Art on Amsterdam

Nieuw Amsterdam Art on Amsterdam

Like all Holland America Line ships, ms Amsterdam features some $2.5 million in museum-quality artwork. If you climb the forward staircase from Deck 3 to the Crow’s Nest, there are a few pieces that bring the history of Nieuw Amsterdam alive. With the latest Nieuw Amsterdam on the horizon, here’s a glimpse at the history….   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam Art…”

A Flat Tire Already?

A Flat Tire Already?

Here is the New York Checker cab on a tow truck being transported to the body shop for some minor repairs prior to installing it in the Club HAL area on board the Nieuw Amsterdam. So, it’s not a flat tire or engine failure! (In case you were wondering, the engine has been removed!)

Taxi!

Taxi!

On behalf of Y&S Architects, HAL purchased a 1981 New York Checker Cab that will be installed on board the Nieuw Amsterdam inside the Club HAL area. The Club HAL area will reflect New York street life, and by installing a NY Checker Cab it’s even more realistic and fun. Last week Bjørn Storbraaten of…   read more of “Taxi!…”