Holland America's Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Ship
The Virgin Islands Port Authority announced Friday that St. Croix will receive an additional cruise call on January 22. Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam ship will return to St. Croix on January 22 due to a recent change in its itinerary. The ship carries 2,106 passengers and 874 crew and will berth at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted.
“VIPA is thrilled to welcome the Nieuw Amsterdam back to St. Croix. Additional cruise calls to our islands positively affect our economy and the tourism-related businesses in the Virgin Islands,” said VIPA Executive Director Carlton Dowe.
Royal Caribbean Cruise’s Line Serenade of the Seas has rescheduled its call to the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal in Crown Bay, St. Thomas next week. The Serenade cancelled its Tuesday, January 14 call and rescheduled their visit to Thursday, January 16. The ship has a passenger capacity of 2,490 guests and 891 crew. Schedules for both the Crown Bay and the Frederiksted cruise ports are posted under the Seaports section of VIPA’s website www.viport.com.