The fact that the Captain of Nieuw Amsterdam has directly ordered that the display in the Crows Nest be shut off says it all. Share this post. I doubt the captain made this decision on his own. 2. robear14 robear14 Cool Cruiser; November 1, 2011; 293 posts; New Hampshire #209; Posted December 29, 2019. While the ship can safely sail with one Azipod, to do so requires approval from several regulatory authorities which is still in progress. "The ship will instead proceed to Grand Bahama shipyard for the required replacement of one of its two azipod propulsion systems, which is a very rare occurrence. This is the 81st HAL ship servicing the company and the 4th HAL ship with this name - the previous same-named liners were …

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Cancelled for Pod Replacement January 13, 2020 Holland America Line has cancelled the Feb. 1 Nieuw Amsterdam seven-day Caribbean cruise to replace one of the ship's ABB Azipod units. Feeding South Florida is the largest food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties, distributing more than 50 million pounds ( that's 42 million meals) of food annually to over 700,000 people – 240,190 of … So glad we dont have our airfare purchased yet. The Holland America Line's Facebook page was posted that "Due to an unexpected technical issue with one of two Azipod propulsion systems on Nieuw Amsterdam the Dec 14 cruise has been cancelled. Holland America Line canceled yesterday's sailing on Nieuw Amsterdam due to an issue with one of the cruise ship's azipods. The Saturday, December 14, 2019 cruise aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam has been cancelled, the cruise line announced on Facebook. All guests … I will assume the ship was chartered, but gees its a little late in the game. (11:45 a.m. EST) -- Holland America Line has canceled the February 1, 2020 sailing of Nieuw Amsterdam in order to have one of the vessel's two … Got a call from my TA yesterday, my March 19, 2017 Nieuw Amsterdam cruise cancelled by HAL. More likely he had direction from corporate. Holland America Line donated much of the fresh fruit and produce from the Nieuw Amsterdam’s cancelled cruise to the Feeding South Florida food bank. Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam cancelled this week’s Eastern Ccaribbean cruise due to issues with one of the ship’s two Azipods. Link to post Share on other sites. Nieuw Amsterdam is Holland America's 2nd (last) Signature-class vessel, with sistership Eurodam.Named and themed after New York City (initially named "Nieuw Amsterdam" / "New Amsterdam"), ship's Inaugural Cruise/Maiden Voyage was on July 4, 2010.