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Friday, November 25, 2016
The Holland America Ships That Were Not To Be.
In 1988 / 1989 - Holland America Line announced that they were in negotiations with Germany's Bremer Vulkan Shipyard for the construction of 2 modest size cruise ships. While in negotiations with the shipyard, Carnival Cruises acquired Holland America and the deal fell through when Bremen Vulcan could not secure the funding/loan for the new ships.
Here is an artists rendering of the proposed cruise ships that were never built.
Holland America's Proposed 1989 Cruise Ships that Were Never Built.