Holland America Line has become the latest cruise operator to extend its pause in operations, cancelling departures on all ships until December 15th.
The seventh ship to bear the name, Rotterdam will be delivered in July next year, pushed back slightly from its original delivery of May due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Holland America Line has announced that Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam and Veendam will be leaving the fleet during 2020. Fred. Olsen will take ownership of two ships, with the buyer for the remaining pair yet to be confirmed.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is introducing two new ships to its ocean-going fleet as the company looks to strengthen the brand on the other side of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Carnival Corporation has announced two moves within its global leadership team as part of a broader effort to enhance operations and prepare for the eventual resumption of cruising.
Holland America Line has become the latest cruise company to extend the pause in its operations. The line will cancel departures from the port of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, later this year, as well as select Hawaii itineraries for early 2021.
Orlando Ashford, who heads the premium cruise line within the Carnival Corporation family of brands, has been at the company for nearly five and half years.
Holland America Line has decided to extend its pause of global cruise operations and cancel all Alaska, Europe and Canada/New England cruises for the rest of the year.
MS Zaandam and MS Rotterdam, both of which have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, arrived following the intervention of United States president Donald Trump.
Holland America Line has celebrated the keel laying of its new 2,668-passenger ‘Ryndam’ at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. A 505-ton block, measuring 14 by 34 meters, was lowered by crane into the yard’s building dock, marking the official beginning of construction.
Holland America Line has reached a milestone in the building of Ryndam, its next Pinnacle-class ship, with the successful launch of the forward lower section. Also known as the “troncone,” the element was launched at Fincantieri’s Palermo shipyard in Italy.
Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.