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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

Eagles and Whales in Alaska

Eagles and Whales in Alaska

HAL guest Genelle sailed on Oosterdam in May and was lucky enough to catch glimpses of killer whales and eagles during her Alaska trip. Thanks for sharing, Genelle! Beautiful to see a pod of killer whales in Juneau (including Mom and baby) and eagles in Sitka! — Genelle

Recent Posts

Catching Crabs on the Deadliest Catch Crew Tour

Catching Crabs on the Deadliest Catch Crew Tour

The Oosterdam Crew enjoyed a beautiful day out on the Bering Sea Fisherman’s Tour on the Deadliest Catch Boat the Aleutian Ballad. The weather was clear and sunny for the first call of summer. From crabs to octopus the crew touched all kinds of creatures from under the sea. Thanks, Captain Dave!

Holland America Line Donates Computers to Students

Holland America Line Donates Computers to Students

Special thanks to Patricia Sinay from Holland America Line’s Community Relations department for sending us this note and photos. HAL donated 50 computers from Oosterdam, Rotterdam and Zaandam which will be used by Barrio Logan College Institute students for homework, college applications, and research. Barrio Logan College Institute helps prepare students in San Diego for…   read more of “Holland America…”

A Special Passover Seder on Oosterdam

A Special Passover Seder on Oosterdam

Our Passover started out as a quiet and humble event with 18 guests inquiring about the Seder dinner. By dinner we had 87 confirmed guests. The process required a lot of work and orchestration by the three main departments. The process and dinner flow worked perfectly. This was the largest Seder table which was 96…   read more of “A Special Passover…”

Oosterdam Postcards from Mexico

Oosterdam Postcards from Mexico

Thanks to HAL guest and blog fan Nicles Karen for sending us these photos of her recent cruise on Oosterdam. What a fun time on our cruise!!! From the beauty of Puerto Vallarta to The Arch in Cabo….dining, shows and incredibly wonderful service……we had a great time!