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Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,380
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
62,753 grt
Length:
780 feet
Maximum Speed:
22.5 knots
Dedicated:
October 2000
Godmother:
Janet Lanterman

Latest Post

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for graceful mid-sized ships with a generous amount of personal space for guests as they cruise the world. Some cruisers might be surprised to learn that Holland America extends this roomy cruise experience to the promenade deck on five of our ships: Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Veendam and Volendam with our…   read more of “The Lanai: A Unique…”

Recent Posts

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

On Oct. 1, Amsterdam departed San Diego for its epic 80-day Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Over the course of this cruise, a host of extremely talented guest chefs will be coming aboard to share their culinary knowledge, passion and delicious dishes with fortunate guests! The first chef to join Amsterdam was Denise Vivaldo. Denise…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Denise…”

Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

On Sunday Oct. 1, the port of San Diego welcomed both Amsterdam and guests for the departure of the 80-day 2017 Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Although skies were a bit cloudy, spirits were bright for both our crew and guests getting ready to sail later that evening. For each Grand Voyage departure, Holland America…   read more of “Bon Voyage to the…”

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Grand Voyages don’t just get their names from their exceptional length, but from all the magnificent destinations you have the opportunity to experience on just one cruise. On Sept. 30, 2018, Amsterdam will embark on an 82-day Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage roundtrip from Los Angeles, California, that includes 34 ports and six overnights. From…   read more of “Journey to the Far…”

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

A Man, A Plan, A Canal, Panama! Cruise Your Way Through a Man-Made Marvel During Palindrome Week

Imagine feeling your ship rise 85 feet as water fills the locks of the Panama Canal. Then, picture yourself listening to a local expert and Canal historian share tales of achieving the greatest engineering feat that connected two divided oceans. Can you visualize seeing the exotic wildlife and exploring the rich local culture of Central…   read more of “A Man, A Plan, A…”

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

They’re back! Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford is sharing 10 of his favorite cruises all over the world in our President’s Picks selections. Our well-traveled leader has explored the globe, and these cruises showcase ideal opportunities to become immersed in enriching experiences. From Cuba to Alaska to Australia, these exciting itineraries range from seven…   read more of “10 New…”

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Amazing Days & Enchanted (Grand) Evenings

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Amazing Days & Enchanted (Grand) Evenings

Guest Georgina Cruz recently completed her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. If Cole Porter had sailed on a World Cruise with Holland America the lyrics to his popular song might have read, “Night and day, the Amsterdam is the one!” During the ship’s Grand World Voyage,…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Guest Georgina Cruz currently is onboard her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. My husband Humberto and I have had such a wonderful time during our last three World Cruises on Holland America’s Amsterdam that on our fourth and current Grand World Voyage this winter, also on…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”