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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

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Oosterdam’s Wedding Celebration

Oosterdam’s Wedding Celebration

Congratulations to Cesar and Nadiia who were married on February 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii! Both work in the Casino Department as casino supervisors on board Oosterdam. Cesar is from Ecuador and Nadiia is from Ukraine. They met on board the Carnival Triumph in 2010. He proposed by emailing a picture of himself holding up a…   read more of “Oosterdam’s…”

Seattle Seahawks Sail Aboard Oosterdam

Seattle Seahawks Sail Aboard Oosterdam

Captain Arjen van der Loo (center) and Hotel Manager Robert Versteeg (back, ninth from left) in a group photo with the Seattle Seahawks organization that includes two Football players: #74 Offensive Guard John Moffitt and #55 Defensive Back Richard Sherman. They sail with us every year through AAA in Seattle. Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human…   read more of “Seattle Seahawks…”

Captain Van der Loo Trades Captain’s Cap for Chef’s Hat

Captain Van der Loo Trades Captain’s Cap for Chef’s Hat

On February 15, Captain Arjen van der Loo treated officers on board Oosterdam to delicious Dutch pancakes. He prepared and cooked these delicious Dutch pancakes in the Lido during the officers’ dinner hours. Here are some pictures of the preparation.

Ready to Set Sail with Oosterdam

Ready to Set Sail with Oosterdam

Special thanks to HAL guests Ted and Pauline Moynihan for sending in these beautiful photos, taken just before their cruise on Oosterdam. On our most recent cruise, we arrived in San Diego just as the Rotterdam was departing at sunset. When we awoke the next morning, Oosterdam was in port and ready to take us…   read more of “Ready to Set Sail…”

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

This photo was taken during our February 2012 cruise to Hawaii on the Oosterdam. Although we were handed some most terrible weather we do have this treasure to remember. — Phil Power and Carolyn Sherley, HAL guests

Oosterdam Sails Away at Sunset

Oosterdam Sails Away at Sunset

Special thanks to Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for www.shipcafe.net, for sending in these beautiful photos of Oosterdam sailing from San Diego.