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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

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

Oosterdam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Mexico

Here are photos from Oosterdam crew members’ Swim with the Dolphins adventure in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Enjoy! Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.

Recent Posts

Thanksgiving Day Around the Fleet

Thanksgiving Day Around the Fleet

Here are some scenes from Thanksgiving Day celebrations throughout the HAL fleet. Enjoy! Amsterdam’s Culinary Operations Manager Bart Groeneveld submitted these photos from the ship’s on board festivities:

Oosterdam Postcards from the Mexican Riviera

Oosterdam Postcards from the Mexican Riviera

Photographer Jim McConnell submitted these photos from his recent Mexican Riviera cruise on board Oosterdam with HAL contributing blogger Gary Frink. Thanks, Jim!

Cruise Diary: Home Again, Home Again…

HAL blogger Gary Frink recently sailed on board Oosterdam’s Mexican West Coast Voyage and sent in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Here is his final entry. Jewell Hollow, Page County, Virginia We have had pristine autumn weather in Jewell Hollow since our return from a week of luxury aboard the Oosterdam off the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Home…”

Cruise Diary: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Cruise Diary: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

It might have been one of the oysters or the knife that opened them, or a limitless number of other unsanitary opportunities. A known fact: I did dine—In Mexico—on the Beach, in Mazatlan. The next morning the Oosterdam docked in Puerto Vallarta. After a hearty Lido breakfast of three over-easy eggs, bacon and yogurt, it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Mazatlan, Mexico

Cruise Diary: Mazatlan, Mexico

Today the sun and warmth blasted through after almost five days of inexplicable cloud cover and chill, which began during our time in San Diego. The Oosterdam was securely docked by 8 a.m. Our traveling party, well fueled by breakfast from the Lido, crossed the gang plank shortly after 9:30 a.m. The Mazatlan Cruise Port…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: On Board Oosterdam

Cruise Diary: On Board Oosterdam

HAL blogger Gary Frink is currently sailing on board Oosterdam’s Mexican West Coast Voyage and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Another Holland America voyage, another rescue at sea. Some readers might remember that this year Jeanne and I were aboard the Amsterdam during the Singapore to Seattle leg of…   read more of “Cruise Diary: On…”