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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 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…”

Recent Posts

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.

Oosterdam Crew Donate Clothes in Palermo

Oosterdam Crew Donate Clothes in Palermo

Caroline and Darryl, Oosterdam’s crew pursers, sent us this post about another charitable donation on behalf of Holland America Line. During drydock at Palermo, Sicily, the Oosterdam donated clothes and old uniforms to the local charity “Istituto per la Famiglia.” This is a Christian organization that supports the local families that are struggling in Palermo…   read more of “Oosterdam Crew…”

Updated Oosterdam Dry-Dock Photos

Updated Oosterdam Dry-Dock Photos

We just got these new photos from Oosterdam’s dry-dock. It appears that the ones from this morning are a bit dated judging by these beautiful images!

Repaired Azipod Installed on Oosterdam

Repaired Azipod Installed on Oosterdam

Wiel Penders from Holland America Line’s technical operations department sent us these photos of Oosterdam receiving it’s repaired Azipod today. The repaired Azipod is lowered to the dock floor. The spare Azipod is lowered from Oosterdam. The spare Azipod is pushed away across the guide rails by a forklift. The repaired and spare Azipods side…   read more of “Repaired Azipod…”