Holland America Line’s New Rotterdam Successfully Sails Through Sea Trials in Italy

It was smooth seas and fair winds for Holland America Line’s newest ship, Rotterdam, which returned in the evening of May 6 to Fincantieri’s Marghera (Venice) shipyard in Italy, after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the country’s Adriatic coast.

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Holland America’s New Flagship Rotterdam VII Closer to Completion for 2021 Premiere

Holland America Line released a video today detailing the progress being made on its newest flagship, Rotterdam. This is the seventh ship of Holland America Line to bear the iconic name. The third in the Pinnacle Class series, Rotterdam will carry 2,668 guests, measure 99,500 tons and feature highly successful amenities and innovations introduced with her sister ships, including…

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Holland America Appoints Senior Officers for the Rottedam VII – They Have More Than 80 Years of Experience

Holland America Line has a history that spans nearly 150 years, and with that comes a depth of talented crew who will be aboard Rotterdam when the ship is delivered in July. The cruise line has appointed Staff Captain Kevin Beirnaert, Hotel Director Wessel van Oorschot, Chief Engineer Peter Massolt, Staff Chief Engineer Wim Akkerman and Environmental Officer Michael Brown to lead Rotterdam’s shipboard teams.

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Holland America’s Next Rotterdam Reaches Another Milestone

Holland America Lines’ newest ship, ROTTERDAM, reached another milestone today, floating out for the very first time from the Fincantieri Shipyard’s Drydock in Marghera, Italy. This is the seventh ship in Holland America Lines’ history to bear the name ROTTERDAM.

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