Newest HAL ship M/V Koningsdam

kewl dude
13th March 2016, 19:17
Capt. Albert J. Schoonderbeek has been with HAL since 1981 is blogging from aboard HAL's newest cruise ship M/V Koningsdam, currently being outfitted in Marghara, Italy; due to go into operation in three weeks.


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The front row left two chairs are for navigating officers, the right chair for a pilot when required. The second row of chairs are for the Captain and Staff Captain.

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Greg Hayden
Vista, CA USA

John Cassels
13th March 2016, 20:49
Wouldn't call that monstrosity a ship .

Steve Oatey
24th June 2016, 07:19
Will be taking a cruse on her in July, from Amsterdam. Looking forward to it.

25th July 2016, 18:42
Nice cockpit with lots of seating.(Thumb) Very sedentary, by the look of it.