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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

Captain’s Log: Indonesian Independence Day on Oosterdam

Captain’s Log: Indonesian Independence Day on Oosterdam

As per a long standing tradition, the Indonesian Independence Day celebrations are surrounded with sporting activities. Many crew members and officers fully enjoy participating in those activities. The winners were honored with a prize and a nice certificate directly after the flag raising ceremony. A. C. van der Loo is Oosterdam’s master.

Recent Posts

Wedding Bells Ring on Oosterdam

Wedding Bells Ring on Oosterdam

Congratulations to Marius and Alyna who were married on July 6 in the Crow’s Nest! Both work in the Casino Department on board Oosterdam. Marius was born in Romania in a small town called Buzau on January 9, 1986. Alyna is from the capital Bucharest and she was born on September 16, 1978. They met…   read more of “Wedding Bells Ring…”

Crew Members Take Center Stage During ‘Oosterdam Idol’

Crew Members Take Center Stage During ‘Oosterdam Idol’

As part of the Indonesian Independence Day festivities, Oosterdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Committee organized a singing contest called “Oosterdam Idol.” Fifteen crew members put on an amazing show and there was even a special stage built for the event. “Oosterdam Idol” was hosted by Event Manager Blair Forsyth-Stark and Beverage Manager Kenneth Johnson and the…   read more of “Crew Members Take…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

In Juneau, Alaska, several of the crew went on an unforgettable Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip. It’s available for guests as well, and it’s one of those experiences you never forget. We were so close to nature and got an amazing view of Mendenhall. We even got the thrill of some rapids! This certainly is a…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Oosterdam Holds Supervisory Excellence Class

Oosterdam Holds Supervisory Excellence Class

During the month of June, I facilitated ‘Communicating as a Supervisor,’ one of the five classes in the Supervisory Excellence Program of HAL University. There were 12 attendees who were Petty Officers and supervisors from various departments on board. Offered from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hudson Room on board the Oosterdam, the…   read more of “Oosterdam Holds…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Swimming with Sea Lions

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Swimming with Sea Lions

Here is a photo of me in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, swimming with the sea lions. An experience of a life time … I’ve been around the world many times but this was one of the best experiences of my life. Sea lions are amazing! Amy Kreft Human Resources Manager ms Oosterdam