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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 In the Midst of a Major Makeover

Oosterdam In the Midst of a Major Makeover

Holland America Line Director of Corporate Services Joe Palermo sent us photos — lots of photos — of the work being done on Oosterdam during its Signature of Excellence Phase II upgrade. From the looks of it, there are very few areas on board that are not affected by the refit. Deck 10 extension.

Recent Posts

Oosterdam Prepares for Original Azipod Install

Oosterdam Prepares for Original Azipod Install

Wiel Penders, technical operations for Holland America Line, sent us these photos he took during Oosterdam’s dry-dock. The ship will have its original Azipod reinstalled tomorrow, and these images show the preparations. Oosterdam’s spare Azipod being prepared for removal. Left: The propeller is lifted from the dock floor, as the new one is of a…   read more of “Oosterdam Prepares…”

Captain’s Log: Easter Aboard Oosterdam

Captain’s Log: Easter Aboard Oosterdam

Easter was celebrated on the Oosterdam in Palermo dry-dock. The shipyard project managers brought a huge chocolate Easter egg to the daily morning meeting. Tradition in Italy is that whoever who breaks the egg gets the surprise that is hidden in it. As it was the birthday of the Oosterdam Facilities Manager Martijn Nieuwendijk, he…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Captain’s Log: Dry-Dock Around the Ship

Captain’s Log: Dry-Dock Around the Ship

The Digital Workshop was first installed on the Oosterdam during the 2008 Alaska season. This turned out to be very popular and therefore we are converting the “old” library on Deck 3 into the new Digital Workshop. This new Digital Workshop will have more room and therefore more stations for people to participate in the…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Captain’s Log: Oosterdam Gets a Pinnacle Wine Bar

Captain’s Log: Oosterdam Gets a Pinnacle Wine Bar

The Windstar Café on Deck 2 of the Oosterdam is being converted into a Pinnacle Wine Bar. The location is just across from the Pinnacle Restaurant. The Windstar Café will move to Deck 10 forward and will be included in the new Explorations Café.