ms Nieuw Statendam

Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam is now taking bookings for its Premiere Voyage 2018-2019 and its winter/spring Caribbean itineraries.

The ms Nieuw Statendam will be delivered to Venice on 1st December 2018 where it will then travel to Rome. On 5th December it will embark on its Premiere Voyage with guests for the first time.

Premiere Voyage

The Premiere Voyage is a 14-day transatlantic crossing to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

After leaving Italy, the ship will call at Cartagena and Málaga, Spain, and Funchal, Madeira, before spending seven days at sea where guests can experience all of the new build’s amenities. 

Guests will also enjoy an overnight call at Fort Lauderdale before leaving the ship on 19th December.

Caribbean itineraries 

The ms Nieuw Statendam will then spend the winter and spring season cruising from South Florida port on seven day Caribbean itineraries.

The ship’s first Caribbean cruise is a four-day holiday that calls at Half Moon Cay and Key West, Florida, departing 19th December. 

It then embarks on a series of seven-day sailings, including a 23rd December Christmas cruise that calls at Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Half Moon Cay.

For the remainder of the season, the ship will feature western and eastern Caribbean itineraries.

About ms Nieuw Statendam

The 99,500-tonne ship, ms Nieuw Statendam, will carry 2,666 guests and have exclusive public spaces and its own style. 

Holland America Line’s first ship to be called Statendam sailed in 1898, and this will be the sixth ship in the company’s history to carry the name. 

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