Watch ms Koningsdam's dedication ceremony

Watch the video highlights of the dedication ceremony of the magnificent new Koningsdam by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

Holland America Line is most honored to have Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands serve as godmother to ms Koningsdam.

We have a long history with the Dutch Royal Family, the Netherlands and the City of Rotterdam. The company began here more than 143 years ago, just steps from where Koningsdam will be dedicated on May 20, 2016. Our ships continue to celebrate this rich Dutch heritage and proudly fly the Dutch flag as they sail throughout the world.


Lido Pool


Mr. Stein Kruse
CEO, Holland America Group

Mr. Orlando Ashford
President, Holland America Line

Traditional Blessing of the Bell
Commemorative Wall Signing

Her Royal Highness Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands