New cruise ships for 2018: Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam

(Photo: Holland America Line) More than half a dozen cruise lines that market to North Americans are rolling out new oceangoing ships in 2018. Here, USA TODAY profiles one of the new offerings: Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam. For information on the year’s other new vessels, return to the main page of our Guide to the New Cruise Ships of 2018. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NIEUW STATENDAM Line: Holland America Maiden voyage: Dec. 5 Home port: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Size (in tons): 99,500 Passengers: 2,666 The buzz: A sister to Holland America’s 20-month-old Koningsdam,… Read More

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