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MS Amsterdam at Port of Kobe in October 2007
|Port of registry:||Rotterdam, the Netherlands|
|In service:||October 2000|
|Identification:||IMO number: 9188037, MMSI number 244370000, Callsign PBAD|
|Class and type:||R class, cruise ship|
|Tonnage:||61,000 gross register tons (GRT)|
|Length:||780 ft (240 m)|
|Beam:||105.8 ft (32.2 m)|
|Installed power:||diesel-electric (37,5000 kW)|
|Propulsion:||2 azimuthing pods (15.5 MW each)|
|Speed:||25-knot (46 km/h; 29 mph)|
MS Amsterdam is a cruise ship owned and operated by Holland America Line and is named for the city of Amsterdam in northern Holland. It is the line's "Pacific Flagship" and is a sister ship to MS Rotterdam. As with Rotterdam, Amsterdam features a multi-million dollar art collection. This includes a three story tall fully functional Astrolabe in the main atrium which took over 15 years to design. The Amsterdam also features a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio.
- "Vessel details AMSTERDAM". 2010-04-14. http://www.digital-seas.com/vessel_search/vessel_details/on/pbad_m_s_amsterdam_q43084.html. Retrieved 2010-04-14.
- Ward, Douglas (2005). Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising & Cruise Ships. Singapore: Berlitz. ISBN 981-246-510-3.
- "Sealetter New Cruise Ship Information". 2000 NOV. http://www.sealetter.com/Nov-00/newamst.html. Retrieved 2010-04-14.
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