MS Koningsdam will be the biggest, modern vessel from the line. The ship’s title means “koning” (king, in Nederlander), and “dam” is really a traditional for that HAL ships suffix.
The delivery by Fincantieri company is scheduled for February 15, 2016, followed by a position in the port of Civitavecchia where ms Koningsdam will sail for the inaugural cruise February 20, 2016. Among the ports of Dubrovnik, Corfu, Katakolon and Naples.
Maiden Season whole Mediterranean: 6 itineraries alternating 12-night roundtrip from Civitavecchia Port with stops respectively Katakolon, Athens, Rhodes, Crete, Istanbul (where he is scheduled to overnight), Kusadasi and Naples for the first itinerary; Napoli, Palermo, Cagliari, Gibraltar, Cadiz, Malaga, Cartagena and Barcelona (overnight) for the second cruise.
Ms Koningsdam, with a gross tonnage of 99,500 tons and a capacity of 2,650 passengers, class Pinnacle, is a latest generation cruise ship, with innovative and new types of accommodation. Comfort is a rule that has always characterized the Holland America fleet and the new Koningsdam represent from this point of view true excellence.