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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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Barcelona: Cava And Cappucino With Pinotxo

Barcelona: Cava And Cappucino With Pinotxo

As the capital of Catalonia and one of Europe’s most captivating cities, Barcelona is a wonderful city to explore on foot, strolling La Rambla through the outdoor markets and the brilliant flowers. … Entering the market the market, look to your right for Pinotxo Bar and pull up a seat for a cappucino, a cava and Pinotxo’s (pictured) warm hospitality.

Oosterdam Completes 300th Voyage

Oosterdam Completes 300th Voyage

Oosterdam just celebrated a major milestone as she sailed the Mediterranean from Venice to Barcelona: her 300th cruise! The ship came out of drydock at Fincantieri’s Palermo Shipyard in Italy just in time for the cruise, where it was spruced up with new guest staterooms, dining options, public areas and a specialty wine bar. From…   read more of “Oosterdam Completes…”

Postcards from Monaco

Postcards from Monaco

An anonymous HAL fan sent us these shots of Oosterdam sailing past Monaco today. The ship departed Barcelona yesterday on a 12-day Med cruise that ends in Venice July 18.

Oosterdam Alongside Odyssey at Venice

Oosterdam Alongside Odyssey at Venice

Gerry Ellis, director of compliance for Seabourn Cruise Line, was on board Seabourn Odyssey in Venice and took these photos and video of Oosterdam. Micky Arison, chairman and CEO of Carnival Corp. & plc, takes a look at P&O’s Aurora (docked behind Oosterdam) from the deck of Seabourn Odyssey. Carnival Corp. is parent company to…   read more of “Oosterdam Alongside…”

Introducing The New Seabourn Odyssey

Introducing The New Seabourn Odyssey

Seabourn Cruise Line, Holland America Line’s sister company, held the naming ceremony for Seabourn Odyssey today in Venice. HAL’s Oosterdam was alongside as well, and Captain Jeroen Baijens, Chief Engineer Martin Spaansen and Crew Purser Caroline were gracious enough to quickly snap some photos of the new luxury ship for the blog. Photos by Captain…   read more of “Introducing The New…”

Oosterdam Marks 300th Cruise

Oosterdam Marks 300th Cruise

Caroline, Oosterdam’s Crew Purser, sent in the following picture of Captain Jeroen Baijens leading the celebration marking Oosterdam’s 300th cruise on May 23, 2009.