July 29, 2006: Vista-class cruise ships Westerdam and Oosterdam are retrofitted to use shore power at the Port of Seattle to reduce both fuel consumption and emissions when in Seattle.
Thanks to HAL guest Janet Stone for sending in this beautiful picture of Oosterdam, taken from Totem Trail Park in Sitka, Alaska, on her recent cruise in May.
Thanks to blog fan Jutta for sending in this photo of Volendam and Oosterdam at Hilo, Hawaii, April 26.
The cloud formation is like smoke from an eruption. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
The Tracy Arm experience was amazing today! Thank you, Captain! Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Oosterdam
Aft view of Seattle Bay. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.
Special thanks to HAL guests Tom and Patti Filipiak for sending in this thoughtful note and great pictures from their recent cruise on Oosterdam. Hello Holland America: We want to say a special thanks to the crew of the ms Oosterdam. My wife Patti and I were on board for the Explorer Cruise from May… read more of “A Warm Thank…”
Our first soccer match of the year took place this week agaisnt the Oosterdam in Juneau, Alaska. It was a great match up, with some very skilled players on each side. The weather was cool and rainy, but the players didn’t let that slow them down! The final score of the match was Zaandam 4,… read more of “Zaandam Takes on…”