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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

Latest Post

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.

Recent Posts

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…”

And Finally … Royal Wedding Celebrations on Noordam

And Finally … Royal Wedding Celebrations on Noordam

Thanks to Marc Thompson, Noordam’s manager of on-board marketing, for sending in this note and photos. Noordam’s Royal celebrations started very early with a British inspired breakfast served to guests in the rather fitting ‘Queen’s Lounge.’ Whilst enjoying the BBC broadcast live on the big screen, guests took the opportunity to show their support for…   read more of “And Finally ……”

Noordam Crew Compete in Heaving Line Throwing

Noordam Crew Compete in Heaving Line Throwing

On April 20th in St. Maarten, all deck officers, sailors, Captain John Scott and Chief Officer Jethro Beck went shoreside for a heaving line throwing competition. The winner was Able Body Sailor Sarjono and the second place went to Widodo (assistant bosun). The contest was held to find the man who was best at throwing…   read more of “Noordam Crew…”

Largest Yellow Emerald Gemstone Sails on Noordam

Largest Yellow Emerald Gemstone Sails on Noordam

Special thanks to Patrick Coughlin of Coughlin Jewelers for sending us this post and Marc Thompson, Noordam’s manager of on-board marketing, for the photos. The largest Yellow Emerald gemstone ever discovered just made a huge splash in the Caribbean. Its maiden voyage was on the ms Noordam on April 7, 2011. The oval gemstone weighed…   read more of “Largest Yellow…”

A Special Delivery for Half Moon Cay

A Special Delivery for Half Moon Cay

I was on a 10-day benefit cruise on the Noordam departing on March 18 from Ft. Lauderdale. I work in HAL’s Ft. Lauderdale office and I am the senior accountant for Half Moon Cay. Our first stop was the island. We shipped over 14 new horses for the Horseback Ride and Swim Excursion in November….   read more of “A Special Delivery…”