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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Amsterdam

Amsterdam travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Amsterdam, completed in 2000 and refurbished in May 2014, weighs 60,874 tons and is a near twin to the Rotterdam of 1997.

The pair differs from Statendam-class ships in offering more space per passenger, additional high-category cabins and a relatively fast cruising speed of 25 knots, allowing more ambitious itineraries, including an around-the-world cruise. International officers and an Indonesian and Filipino crew of 658 look after 1,380 passengers.

The Amsterdam's atrium centerpiece...

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