At the earlier ceremony, Holland America president Orlando Ashford announced that the line's next ship, a sister to Koningsdam due to be delivered in 2018, will be named Nieuw Statendam.
The complete story appeared in the May 20 edition of Cruise News Daily.
|Her Majesty Queen Maxima blesses Koningsdam's bell.|
|With a pull of the cord and a bump of her hat, Queen Maxima officially names Koningsdam|
|And this is what happened outside|
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Originally published May 20, 2016 - 6:23am