Nestled on the bustling Singel canal in the heart of Amsterdam, the charming Rederij De Nederlanden stands as a testament to a longstanding passion for classic ships and the commitment to preserving them for the future.
It’s a place where history meets modernity, where the elegance of old-world boats is powered by the latest in eco-friendly technology.
Fleet expansion and city tender project
Starting as a vision to sustain these historical vessels, Rederij De Nederlanden has not only restored numerous salon boats and tow barges but has also expanded its fleet with newly built ships that exude a classic charm while boasting cutting-edge, environmentally friendly features. One of the flagship initiatives, the City Tender project, epitomizes this blend of tradition and innovation.
Eco-friendly cruising experience
The rederij’s electric boats epitomize their dedication to a cleaner, quieter, and more relaxing cruising experience. Guests can glide through Amsterdam’s iconic canals, enjoying the tranquility of electric propulsion, ensuring a serene journey without the disruption of noise or pollution.
Amsterdam Light Festival Dinner Cruise
Amsterdam Light Festival months see Rederij De Nederlanden’s unique dinner cruise, immersing guests in vibrant waterway light art.. With arrangements catering to groups of 15 or more, it’s a unique experience combining gastronomic pleasure with visual splendor.
Diverse fleet with unique characters
The rederij boasts a diverse fleet, each vessel with its own story and character. The Najade, a sleek salon boat built in 1907, has been meticulously restored and renovated to shine as the jewel of the Amsterdam canals. Similarly, the Proost van Sint Jan, with its teakwood interiors, exudes an old-world elegance that charms all who board.
City tenders Bredero and Multatuli host various events, silently cruising with electric engines. Trekschuit Jacob van Lennep and Hildebrand offer a historic touch, repurposed for modern celebrations.
The Peter de Grote and Wapen van Amsterdam, with rich history, offer spacious venues for events. They’ve been repurposed for parties and elegant dinners. Rederij De Nederlanden offers eco-friendly canal exploration, blending heritage and comfort for a premier experience.