Registered Owner: HAL - Antillen NV. - Operator: Holland - America Line - a Carnival Corp.& Plc Company
| This is the
to bear the name of Amsterdam.
Her predecessor the Amsterdam -II was bought in 1887 by the HAL and ended service in 1905.
|The Amsterdam-III is a sister of the Rotterdam-VI, however a slightly larger. Both ships are provided with a two funnel lay-out. Even as the Rotterdam-VI is the Amsterdam flagship too. It is very unusual to have 2 flagships in one fleet.|
Entered service: 2000 – Gross tonnage: 62.735 - Pass. lower beds: 1380 - All berths: 1772 - Passenger decks: 10 - Length: 237,86 m. - Beam: 32,25 m. - Drive diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make Sulzer type 16ZAV40S and 12ZAV40S - Total installed power: 55.216 kW. - Propulsion: by 2 Azimuthing pod drives first in HAL fleet. Each with an output of 15.5 MW. - Max. speed 21 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no.6052 - Classification: Lloyd's Register of Shipping - Flag: The Netherlands - Homeport: Rotterdam.
|Passenger Space Ratio at all berths 35,40|
First HAL ship with Azipod propulsion system.
Amsterdam entering harbour of New-York Oct.2000
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