Edwin J. Roland Jr., a naval architect and marine engineer, has been appointed vice president, technical, of Holland America Line, Stamford, Conn., parent company of Holland America Cruises.
Prior to this appointment he was vice president of The Coastal Corporation of Houston, in charge of the marine operation. At Holland America he will have functional authority over engineering, nautical, and maintenance of both its travel and tourism and products and services groups.
Jacob van den Berg, Holland America's senior vice president, technical, with offices in Rotterdam, Holland, continues to be responsible for the planning, di- rection, design, and supervision of the construction of the two new luxury ocean liners being built for Holland America Cruises at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard, St. Nazaire, France.
Mr. Roland will work closely with Mr. van den Berg on these new ships, the Nieuw Amsterdam and the Noordam, and will be responsible for all future new shipbuilding and fleet modernization.
Holland America Line (HAL) announced a revised delivery schedule of ships from Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A. As previously announced, the first of the vessels, Holland America Line's 951-ft. (289,8-m) 1,848 passenger ms Zuiderdam will be delivered Nov. 15, 2002 and sail on its maiden
Holland America Cruises has appointed Daved F. Lauth vice president of Technical/Nautical Operations. In this new senior management position, Mr. Lauth will be responsible for the strategic planning and analysis of Holland America's technical and nautical needs as well as the coordination of
, Italy. The 35-foot-long ship's keel section extends the full width of the vessel and stands 25 feet high. The Maasdam is the second of Holland America Line's three ship new construction program. Her delivery is scheduled for late 1993, with the Statendam scheduled for a late 1992 delivery
a fleet modernization program, an order has been placed for construction of the world's newest luxury cruise ship, it was announced recently by Holland America Cruises. The keel of the new 32,000-gt motor vessel, yet to be named, will be laid in January 1981 at Chantiers de L'Atlantique at St. Nazaire
Holland America Line, a unit of Carnival Corp. has signed an agreement with Fincantieri Cantieri Navali S.p.A. to build two new 84,000-ton vessels expected to enter service in the fall of 2002 and summer of 2003. The contract also options Holland America to order up to three sisterships for delivery
Holland America Cruise Lines contacted NORSHIPCO regarding drydocking, repairs and modifications on the MS Amsterdam in late November 2000. The 61,000-ton Amsterdam, which was built at the Fincantieri shipyard and measures 780 ft. (237.7 m), can carry 1,380 passengers. When contacted by Holland
from the Mediterranean from Civitavecchia on September 15, 2000 following its naming ceremony. Built by Fincantieri's Venice-Marghera yard for Holland America Line, Zaandam measures 781 x 115 ft. (238 x 35 m), has a gt of 61,000 tons and can reach a speed of 23 knots. Maximum height from the waterline is
Holland America's liner Veendam recently visited Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., for her annual overhaul. The schedule called for 12 days. Even before the 627-foot luxury liner was docked, her lifeboats were lowered and towed away for major repairs. When the ship left the yard 12 days lat
Atlantic Marine-Mobile was granted myriad of cruise ship refurbishment contracts throughout 2001, beginning with Holland America's Maasdam, which spent approximately 14 days last January at the Alabama yard's drydock. During this period, the vessel underwent steel prefabrication and installation of a new
Northwest Marine Iron Works and Holland America Lines have jointly announced plans for a $10- million major refurbishing and renovation this fall of the S/S Rotterdam, the cruise line's flagship. Holland-America's J. Lievisse Anriaanse, vice president-Technical Department, and William Zavin, presiden
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