Nieuw Amsterdam to have pod replacement

2020-01-27T23:15:12+00:00 January 27th, 2020|Refurbishment|

Holland America Line has cancelled ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’s’ 1st February seven-day Caribbean cruise to replace one of the ship’s ABB Azipod units.

“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. All guests have been notified of this cancellation and we sincerely regret impacting their vacation plans,” in a statement.

“Our reservations team is working to re-accommodate guests on other sailings,” Holland America Line added .
The 8th February cruise, sailing from Fort Lauderdale, is scheduled to go ahead.