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Carnival Corporation PLC

Is the world's largest cruise ship operator, comprising of Ten individual cruise line brands, as of  2012 the brands operated by carnival are

AIDA Cruises - Germany

Carnival Cruise Lines - United States

Costa Cruises - Italy

Cunard Line - United Kingdom

Holland America Line - United States

Ibero Cruises - Spain

P&O Cruises - United Kingdom

P&O Cruises Australia - Australia

Princess Cruises - United States

Seabourn Cruise Line - United States

Thats a combined fleet of over 100 ships, and a total of 86,800 employees.

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Holland America or the Netherlands-America Steamship Company as it was originally called was founded in 1873,The first ships sailed between Rotterdam and New York, and by 1898 the company had carried over 400,000 people to the new world,the company continued to trade up until 1989 when it became a Subsidiary of the carnival corporation.
As of 2008 holland america operates a fleet of 15 cruise ships.

 

 

amsterdam  MS Amsterdam 
Eurodam  MS  Eurodam
Maasdam   MS Maasdam
noordam  MS Noordam
NIEUWAMSTERDAM  MS Nieuw Amsterdam 
Oosterdam  MS Oosterdam 
Prinsendam  MS Prinsendam 
Rotterdam cruise ship  MS Rotterdam
rynedam  MS Ryndam
statendam  MS Statendam 
ms-veendam-cruise-ship  MS Veendam
Volendam-Cruise-Ship  MS Volendam 
holland westerdam  MS Westerdam 
zaandam  MS Zaandam 
 zuiderdam MS Zuiderdam 

 

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Abbreviations

 

MS - Motor Ship

MTS - Motor Turbine Ship

MV - Motor Vessel

TSS - Turbine Steamship

SS - Steamship

USS - United States Ship

HMS - Her Majesty's Ship (England)

RMS - Royal Mail Ship (England)

FV - Fishing Vessel

CRV - Coastal Research Vessel

HLV- Heavy lift Vessel

PSV - Platform supply vessel