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Oosterdam

Oosterdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,305 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
July 2003
Godmother:
HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Latest Post

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Postcards from Tracy Arm

Thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich who continues to send photos from his Oosterdam cruise. The fog that shrouded the ship all day lifted just as we turned into the cut leading up to the Tracy Arm Fjord. Within a few minutes we were in bright sun, warm and beautiful. We made…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Recent Posts

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Big thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich, for sending us this post and pictures from his first day back on Oosterdam. Thanks Randy! Sunday morning came early as my excitement was building. I knew that day we would be on Oosterdam and back home on Holland America Line. It has been 10…   read more of “Excitement Builds…”

Oosterdam Hosts Annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon

Oosterdam Hosts Annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon

Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos. HAL welcomed the Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus on board Oosterdam last Sunday for their annual Director’s Circle Summer Luncheon. More than 200 chorus supporters were invited on board to enjoy a four-course meal in the…   read more of “Oosterdam Hosts…”

Oosterdam’s Water Volleyball Showdown

Oosterdam’s Water Volleyball Showdown

On August 4, staff aboard Oosterdam took on a game of water volleyball with the guests. The competition was tough and the score was very close at all times. A great time was had by all; needless to say that between the ooooohs and aaaaaahs from the guests, there were comments that ranged from amazement…   read more of “Oosterdam’s…”

140 Years Young: Oosterdam Sets Sail

140 Years Young: Oosterdam Sets Sail

August 3, 2003: The 81,769-ton, 1,848-passenger Oosterdam departs on its maiden voyage from Rotterdam after a three-day celebration which included the christening ceremony.

140 Years Young: 130th Anniversary Year Celebration

140 Years Young: 130th Anniversary Year Celebration

July 28–30, 2003: HAL celebrates its 130th anniversary year in Rotterdam. The festivities include the launch and naming of the new Vista-class ms Oosterdam by Princess Margriet of The Netherlands. Rotterdam joins Oosterdam for events that include past employees, World War II veterans, local dignitaries and past guests.