= EURODAM =
Registered Owner: HAL - Antillen NV. - Beneficial owner: Carnival Corp. -USA - Operator: Holland - America Line
|First Signature class in fact an updated Vista type. No historical name of a HAL ship. Name which had been chosen by HAL employees in Seatlle.|
Entered service: 2008 - Refit: 2015 - Gross tonnage: 86.273 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 2104 - All berths: 2671 - Passenger decks: 11 - Length: 285,40 m.- Beam: 32,20 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 6 diesel engines make MAK-Caterpillar - 4x type 12 VM43C 12 cyl. V-type and 2x type 8M43 C 8 cyl. inline - total output 64.000 kW. - Propulsion: 2 Azipods 17.6 MW each - Service speed: 21,9 knots - Max. speed: 23,9 knots - Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no: 6149 - Classification: Lloyd's Register - Flag: The Netherlands - Homeport: Rotterdam
Sistership: Nieuw-Amsterdam. The fourth ship to bear this famous name.
When Eurodam re-entered service Dec. 20, 2015, following a scheduled 14-day dry dock in the Bahamas, guests were introduced to several new concepts recently announced by Holland America Line. The most notable new additions are Lincoln Center Stage, in partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, showcasing an ensemble performing chamber music; Billboard Onboard, in partnership with Billboard, featuring 50 years of chart-topping hits; and Gallery Bar, making its debut in the former Northern Lights venue.The traditional Lido became Lido Market and received an upgrade in service and menu, and New York Pizza replaced Slice. Eurodam also is the first Holland America Line ship to undergo extensive enhancements to its suites as part of a $300 million brand enhancement initiative announced in November 2015.
|First time in HAL history using MAK-Caterpilar - Christened on July 1-2008 in Rotterdam by Queen Beatrix of Holland.|
Exterior images taken on May 29 - 08 during first visit to its homeport Rotterdam
Naming Ceremony july 1-2008
Ship visit on june 31-2008
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