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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 Crew Celebrate Mardi Gras

Noordam Crew Celebrate Mardi Gras

As a tribute to Mardi Gras and the Big Easy, we, here on the Noordam, had a proper Mardi Gras celebration by nightfall. Upon entering the Petty Officer’s Bar, one was greeted by a silhouette of Louis Armstrong blowing his trumpet along with a surplus of tinsel and streamers. It is probable that the P.O….   read more of “Noordam Crew…”

Recent Posts

Noordam Crew Explore the Deep Sea

Noordam Crew Explore the Deep Sea

On Feb. 26, a few crew members gathered at the port of Philipsburg in St. Maarten for a private dive excursion. Noordam’s 3rd Officer Wouter Koolhaas shared this great story with us. On our first dive we received a detailed briefing of the dive site and procedures. The moment we jumped into the comfortable 28°C…   read more of “Noordam Crew…”

Do You See What I See?

Do You See What I See?

We received another clever site-gag photo from ex-HAL employee John Martin van Dijk. The photo of Noordam was taken in Kusadasi.

Meet Noordam’s Hotel Manager Mark Pells

Meet Noordam’s Hotel Manager Mark Pells

Hotel Manager Mark Pells Holland America Line’s own Mark Pells was featured in the “Cape Cod Times” for his efforts in the helping the Haitian earthquake victims. Check out the article here, and continue reading below for more about Pells. Hotel Manager Mark Pells grew up in the Hudson River Valley of New York, in…   read more of “Meet…”

Noordam Crew Has Fun at Half Moon Cay

Noordam Crew Has Fun at Half Moon Cay

On February 4, 2010, the Noordam was anchored in the beautiful, sunny island of Half Moon Cay. Thanks to our Shorex department our crew had the chance to experience parasailing adventure and horseback riding. An amazing day in an amazing place!

HAL Ships Unite to Help Haiti

HAL Ships Unite to Help Haiti

Noordam Hotel Manager Mark Pells shared this note and amazing photos of the HAL family uniting to help the earthquake survivors in Haiti. With the help of the Westerdam, Zuiderdam, Eurodam and Ryndam teams, the Noordam officers, the Seattle-based corporate staff and a host of others, we landed well over 17,000 pounds of food, clothing…   read more of “HAL Ships Unite to…”