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Maasdam

Maasdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,258
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
55,575 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
December 1993
Godmother:
Actress June Allyson

Latest Post

Maasdam Postcards from the Caribbean

Maasdam Postcards from the Caribbean

HAL guest Brad Elliott shared with us these photos from his recent Caribbean cruise on board Maasdam. Thanks, Brad!

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Maasdam Visits Tortola

Cruise Diary: Maasdam Visits Tortola

Florida-based travel writer and photographer Timothy O’Keefe is currently on board Maasdam for the ship’s 35-day Caribbean Voyage with his wife Linda, and he will be blogging about his cruise experience. To read Timothy’s previous and future posts, visit his Travels With Tim O’Keefe blog here. Yesterday afternoon we finally posted blogs covering the past…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: A Half Moon Day

Cruise Diary: A Half Moon Day

Florida-based travel writer and photographer Timothy O’Keefe is currently on board Maasdam for the ship’s 35-day Caribbean Voyage with his wife Linda and will be blogging about his cruise experience. To read Timothy’s previous and future posts, click here. OK, I now understand its appeal. Virtually every Holland America Caribbean cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Maasdam’s Crew Sail and Snorkel in Antigua

Maasdam’s Crew Sail and Snorkel in Antigua

On November 8, crew from the Maasdam enjoyed a Sail and Snorkel excursion at St. John’s, Antigua. Brandi Johnson is Maasdam’s human resources manager.

David and Goliath … What a Sight!

David and Goliath … What a Sight!

Our lovely ms Maasdam versus Royal Caribbean’s giant Oasis of the Seas. It was quite a sight! Brandi Johnson is Maasdam’s human resources manager.

A Visit from and Old Friend

A Visit from and Old Friend

Maasdam’s Executive Chef Joachim Barelmann sent us this wonderful post about a visit from a retired Holland America Line executive chef: On the Oct. 22, 2010, Maasdam cruise from Ft. Lauderdale we had retired Executive Chef Max Van Bergen and his family on board. He was with our company for 28 years and retired 8…   read more of “A Visit from and…”

Team Eurodam Versus Team Maasdam

Team Eurodam Versus Team Maasdam

The battle was in Halifax, Canada, during our recent port call and two great teams toughed it out during a friendly game of soccer and basketball. The Maasdam and Eurodam superstar soccer teams played to a 1-1 draw. Everyone involved had a great time!

Maasdam Postcards from Boston

Maasdam Postcards from Boston

Boston was the home port for Maasdam during this Canada/New England season. These pictures were taken on Sept. 18, during our last visit there. Quincy Market is a famous attraction site in Boston where we were able to have a real lobster meal, see a street yo-yo show and listen to native Peruvian music. Enjoy…   read more of “Maasdam Postcards…”