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    MS Koningsdam

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    MS Koningsdam
    MS Koningsdam

    MS Koningsdam (Holland America Line)

    Overview

    MS Koningsdam is Holland America Line’s current flagship. She is the first of two Pinnacle-class ships with the most luxurious features the cruise line has to offer. Built with a heavy musical influence, her internal architecture, decoration and layout is conceived from the design of different musical instruments. Additionally, the ship has several music-themed venues, including The Lincoln Centre for live string music events and B.B. King Blues Club for Memphis-style music.

    The ship does carry over many hallmark features from the cruise line though, such as the traditional two-tiered restaurant, but it also takes some features from sister-brand Cunard Line – such as The Queen’s Lounge which is modelled after the Queen’s Room on Queen Victoria which will serve afternoon tea daily and offers one of the largest dance floors at sea.

    Trivia

    The three-storey atrium in the middle of the ship has a glass ceiling that has a sky and clouds projected on it during the day and the stars on it at night.

    Ship info

    Cruise Line:Holland America Line
    Status:In service
    Ship size:Resort Ship
    Ship class:Pinnacle
    Sister ships: None
    Passengers:2,650
    Staterooms:1,331
    Total crew:1,036
    Ship length:296.0 m
    Ship beam:38.0 m
    Ship draft:8.3 m
    Tonnage:99,836
    No. of decks:12
    Elevators:12
    Service speed:23.0 knots
    Onboard currency:US Dollar
    Registry port:Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
    IMO number:9692557
    Call sign:PBGJ
     

    Build details

    Shipyard:
    Build date:February 2014
    Build cost:$520 million USD
    Entered service:April 2016

     
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