Holland America Reveals Ship Name

Holland America Line's newest fleet addition will be named the Eurodam, the company announced on Wednesday. The name was chosen to reflect the company's European and Dutch heritage, said Holland America's CEO, Stein Kruse. The 2,044-passenger, $450 million Signature-class ship is scheduled for delivery in summer 2008, and marks HAL's next class of vessels, which are the largest ever constructed for the line. When launched, the Eurodam will have 11 passenger decks and new innovations including a 144-seat Pan-Asian restaurant and 50-seat lounge overlooking the ocean and Lido pool.

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