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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

HAL History: Noordam Brought Post-War Relief

Jorn Veraart shared this video with us from the old Noordam bringing its first load of food and passengers to the Netherlands as part of the European Recovery plan in 1948 to relieve widespread hunger, unemployment and housing shortages faced by many Europeans after World War II.

Recent Posts

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

Postcards from Santorini, Greece

Sue Appel sent us this note and photos from her recent Mediterranean cruise on Noordam. We’ll keep going back to Santorini to take more photos like these. We especially love it because that’s our cruise ship, the Noordam, in the photo. We had the best holiday ever on Holland America. Happy cruising, Sue

Oosterdam and Noordam at Port in Barcelona, Spain

Oosterdam and Noordam at Port in Barcelona, Spain

We received the following note and photos from Aad Hoogesteger, a regular contributor to the blog: Last Friday Nicoline and I went to Barcelona, Spain, to “recharge our batteries” and see the cruises at port. These are a few pictures of the Oosterdam on Friday, October 16th; Saturday, October 17th; Sunday, October 18th and a…   read more of “Oosterdam and…”

Visiting Villefranche

Visiting Villefranche

[Noordam is in Monte Carlo today, not more than 15 minutes by train from Villefranche.] Villefranche is a simply stunning small harbor town between Monte Carlo and Nice, easy to reach by train. It’s a pleasant destination for a vigorous walk among the homes of the rich and famous who have chosen to settle here….   read more of “Visiting…”

It’s Nice To Visit Nice

It’s Nice To Visit Nice

[Noordam is in Monte Carlo today, not more than 20 minutes by train from Nice.] Nice was part of the kingdom of Savoy until 1860, when it joined France. Still, the city retains its own Nicoise dialect as well as cuisine (think Nicoise salad) and traditions. The old town (Vieux Nice) is worthy of full…   read more of “It’s Nice To…”

Postcard from Kusadasi

Postcard from Kusadasi

J.M. van Dijk sent us this photo of Noordam moored in Kusadasi along with two other ships.