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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

140 Years Young: Westerdam and Oosterdam Go Green

140 Years Young: Westerdam and Oosterdam Go Green

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.

Recent Posts

Picture-Perfect Oosterdam

Picture-Perfect Oosterdam

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.

Postcard from Hawaii

Postcard from Hawaii

Thanks to blog fan Jutta for sending in this photo of Volendam and Oosterdam at Hilo, Hawaii, April 26.

Csaba’s Aperture: Sitka

Csaba’s Aperture: Sitka

The cloud formation is like smoke from an eruption. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.

A Warm Thank You

A Warm Thank You

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…”

Zaandam Takes on Oosterdam!

Zaandam Takes on Oosterdam!

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…”