Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam, the second Pinnacle Class ship within the fleet, returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy earlier after efficiently finishing two units of sea trials off the coast.
Nieuw Statendam left Marghera August 10th and carried out the primary set of sea trials over two days earlier than going into dry dock at Fincantieri’s Trieste shipyard, the place the trial’s information was reviewed, and normal hull upkeep was carried out.
The ship sailed its second sea trials August 18th, making its method again to Marghera August 22nd the place the ending touches will probably be accomplished.
“The ocean trials are a extremely anticipated milestone for any newbuild as a result of it takes us one step nearer to supply, and we’re thrilled that Nieuw Statendam gave a robust efficiency out in open water,” stated Orlando Ashford, Holland America Line president.
“There’s a whole lot of buzz surrounding Nieuw Statendam and the improvements we’re introducing on board.
“The ship goes to have an thrilling debut in early December.”
Through the sea trials, Nieuw Statendam underwent a collection of efficiency assessments on the ship’s programs, equipment and engines.
The shipyard’s group of nautical officers, naval architects and builders examined the ship’s manoeuvring traits and security programs.