Nieuw Statendam visited Rotterdam for the first time
Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 13:53 by rotterdam
Cruise Port Rotterdam was part of a large repatriation effort of bringing home Holland America Group crew to Europe and The Netherlands*).
Nieuw Statendam of Holland America Line was one of the ships arriving in Rotterdam, she visited Rotterdam for the first time. Hereby we share a video of her homecoming, a salut to all at Holland America Line.
*) This was a humanitarian operation supported and admission granted by Government and authorities. All-in accordance with authorities and following strict hygiene protocol.
To watch the video: https://vimeo.com/418221791 (c) www.hetregiehuis.com
Rotterdam is a city of distinctive character that is constantly changing through inhabitants who add their own take on the city’s mentality and ‘can do’ spirit.
A city which Rough Guides placed in its top 10 cities to visit, while Lonely Planet rated it 5th. The city received a C40 cities and an International Festival & Event City award and was also voted the best City Centre in the Netherlands.
The cruise terminal is conveniently located in the centre of Rotterdam, a city at the heart of Europe with a dramatic skyline that reflects its contemporary outlook: young, dynamic, creative, exciting, vibrant, open-minded and cosmopolitan.
The city has always been well-connected internationally thanks to its river Nieuwe Maas, which links the city directly to the North Sea and this helps make visitors feel at home immediately.
Many cultures and tastes are represented in the city’s world of food, shopping, entertainment, attractions, museums, and year-round festivals and special.