The newest Holland America Line cruise ship, Rotterdam, has been christened in her namesake city by Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands.
Holland America reveals christening plans for new ship Rotterdam
Holland America Line‘s new cruise ship Rotterdam will be christened in the Dutch city after which she is named on May 30th, as part of a special “Rotterdam Naming Celebration” cruise.
Dutch princess to reprise role as godmother to new Holland America ship Rotterdam
Holland America Line has announced that HKH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands will be godmother to its new cruise ship Rotterdam, which will be christened in its namesake city in spring.
Holland America Line takes delivery of Rotterdam in ceremony at Fincantieri
Holland America Line has accepted delivery of its 11th ship, Rotterdam, from the Italian shipyard Fincantieri.
Holland America Line cancels some European cruises and delays Rotterdam debut
Holland America Line has delayed the maiden cruise of its new cruise ship Rotterdam as part of a wider cancellation of select cruises in Europe aboard Nieuw Statendam and Volendam.
Rotterdam completes sea trials ahead of July delivery to Holland America Line
Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship MS Rotterdam has completed her sea trials and returned to the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera (Venice) ahead of her scheduled delivery in July this year.
Shipyard backlogs in 2020 due to pandemic create spate of new ship deliveries in 2021
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
Holland America releases pictures of new ship Rotterdam under construction
Holland America Line has provided a construction update on its new cruise ship Rotterdam, complete with pictures of the ship in the midst of the build process at the Fincantieri Shipyard in […]
Seventh Holland America ship to be named Rotterdam floated out at Fincantieri
Holland America Line’s new flagship, Rotterdam, has floated out of her construction dry dock at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, the seventh ship to carry the name for the 180-year-old cruise line.
Fred Olsen to cruise from Dubai on new ship Borealis’ 2022 World Cruise
Dubai will be a key turnaround port on Borealis’ upcoming 2022 World Cruise with Fred Olsen Cruise Line.
Holland America Line holds coin ceremony for upcoming ship Rotterdam
Holland America Line has held a traditional coin laying ceremony for its new cruise ship Rotterdam ahead of the vessel’s float out next week.
Fred Olsen reveals inaugural 2021 itineraries aboard its new former Holland America ships
Fred Olsen Cruise Line has revealed the inaugural cruise program for its new ship Bolette, the former MS Amsterdam, which it acquired from Holland America Line earlier this year.
Holland America Line drops Ryndam as name of new cruise ship due in 2021
Holland America Line has changed the name of its 2021 newbuild from Ryndam to Rotterdam, honouring its former flagship that was one of four ships to leave the fleet this year due […]
Holland America returns to Turkey in 2020 with six ships in Europe and Med
Holland America Line will reinstate Turkey as a port of call on its European itineraries as part of a six-ship line-up for the region that includes the fjords of Norway, castles of […]