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Noordam

Noordam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,924
Crew Members:
800
Gross Tonnage:
82,318 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
February 2006
Godmother:
Actress Marlee Matlin

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Cruise Diary: Santorini and Athens

Cruise Diary: Santorini and Athens

Santorini, Greece Where do I start? This is the most beautiful of the ports, in our opinion. A beautiful and dramatic island. The ship docks in front of a volcano. This is the only port where we were tendered in by local tenders. Our options for ascending the 1000 foot cliff to the main town,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Corfu, Greece

Cruise Diary: Corfu, Greece

On June 13 we took the Paleokastritsa & Corfu tour. In Paleokastrista there is a monastery of the Virgin Mary with only six monks living there and an Ionian style basilica. This resort town has beautiful beaches and views of the surrounding mountains. All over the area is a profusion of trees and bushes with…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Katakolon, Greece

Cruise Diary: Katakolon, Greece

While in Katakolon, Greece, we went on the Ancient Olympia & Museum excursion. We had a very nice drive to the Olympic site where we got a good view of the countryside and passed through the old and quaint village. The ruins at the Olympic site were much more impressive than we thought they would…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Janet Bell is currently cruising the Mediterranean on board Noordam. She will be updating us throughout her voyage. Early this morning, we sat on our balconies, enjoying our breakfast and taking in the awesome approach to Dubrovnik. The colorful hills are full of flowers and we spotted a man herding his goats along the steep…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Noordam at Naples

Noordam at Naples

Special thanks to Carlo for sending in the following pictures of Noordam at the Port of Naples June 9. To see more pictures click here.

Communication Goes ‘Green’ on Noordam

Communication Goes ‘Green’ on Noordam

Special thanks to Noordam’s Human Resources Manager Jack Rebours for sharing this post with us. Thanks, Jack! In view of reducing paper consumption, three large TV screens were installed a month ago along the main corridor and another screen just outside the crew office in order to replace notice boards. One of the screen displays…   read more of “Communication Goes…”

Noordam at Kuşadasi, Turkey

Noordam at Kuşadasi, Turkey

Just two years ago we were on board MS Rotterdam visiting Kusadasi. The charm of the Holland America Line destination impressed us, and since that time we have been there on short holiday twice. From ms Rotterdam we saw a hotel in the distance overlooking the sea and the harbor, which makes for an excellent…   read more of “Noordam at…”