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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

Take a Cruise Down Under and Bask in a Second Summer

Take a Cruise Down Under and Bask in a Second Summer

With fall and winter approaching, there’s no need to put away the swimsuits and shorts. On a cruise to Australia and New Zealand, the summer season is gearing up to be in full swing by the time snow blankets the northern hemisphere. For the most comprehensive exploration of the continent, Volendam’s 34-day Australia Circumnavigation sails…   read more of “Take a Cruise Down…”

Recent Posts

Five Reasons to Take One of These Six Repositioning Cruises

Five Reasons to Take One of These Six Repositioning Cruises

For those not familiar with a “repositioning cruise,” it’s moving a ship from one sailing region to another, like moving from a season in Alaska to a season in Australia. The cruise that takes the ship from Alaska to Australia is a repositioning.

Cruise Diary: Island Hopping in Hawaii

Cruise Diary: Island Hopping in Hawaii

Imagine calling at lush, tropical islands, isolated beaches and bustling fruit markets as you cruise across the Pacific Ocean. Bloggers Adam Hammond Marta Balcewicz of the website Portsie recently cruised from Sydney, Australia, to Vancouver, Canada, and chronicled their journey.

Cruise Diary: The Exotic Islands of a Transpacific Cruise

Cruise Diary: The Exotic Islands of a Transpacific Cruise

Imagine calling at lush, tropical islands, isolated beaches and bustling fruit markets as you cruise across the Pacific Ocean. Bloggers Adam Hammond Marta Balcewicz of the website Portsie recently cruised from Sydney, Australia, to Vancouver, Canada, and chronicled their journey.

Today Holland America Line Celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today Holland America Line Celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today is “Day of the Seafarer,” and it’s a day to celebrate the hardworking crew members you meet on every cruise. It is the fourth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign.

Q&A Part 1: A Day with Alaska’s Glacier Bay Park Rangers

Q&A Part 1: A Day with Alaska’s Glacier Bay Park Rangers

On every Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, guests get to meet and mingle with enthusiastic Glacier Bay park rangers who have a passion not only for the region, but also what they do.

Are you a Foodie? Cruise with Culinary & Wine Experts

Are you a Foodie? Cruise with Culinary & Wine Experts

On every Holland America Line cruise, an array of activities are offered to entertain, enlighten and educate guests. From lectures by local historians, martini tastings and On Location events to “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” lessons and Digital Workshop powered by Windows classes, there’s something for everyone.