America Line said its next ship due in 2018 will be named Nieuw Statendam.
officials made the disclosure at the Rotterdam christening ceremony of its
latest ship, Koningsdam. Nieuw
Statendam will be a sister ship to the 2,650-passenger Koningsdam.
the 1,258-passenger Statendam was transferred to the fleet of P&O Cruises
Australia and renamed the Pacific Eden.
previous ships in HAL history have carried the Statendam name.