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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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‘Tis the Season of Community Giving: Part 1

‘Tis the Season of Community Giving: Part 1

The holidays are a time of giving, and while giving is part of the corporate culture at Holland America Line year-round, this time of year presents extra opportunities to spread a little cheer to those in need.

Mariner Moments: Celebrating our Longtime Cruisers

Mariner Moments: Celebrating our Longtime Cruisers

Holland America Line has extremely loyal guests called Mariners. They return time and again, year after year. They travel for weeklong vacations and 100-plus-day Grand World Voyages. They are our greatest ambassadors and true members of the Holland America Line family. But you don’t need to sail on a dozen cruises to become a Mariner…   read more of “Mariner Moments:…”

It’s Almost Time to Sail ‘Down Under’

It’s Almost Time to Sail ‘Down Under’

Yes, you guessed it! This week is Australia and New Zealand week. The season “Down Under” is quickly approaching, with ms Oosterdam and ms Volendam heading to the southern hemisphere next month. For their series of cruises that last through spring 2014, the ships will visit more than 50 ports of call during 10- to…   read more of “It’s Almost…”

Cruising with Kids … and Grandkids

Cruising with Kids … and Grandkids

Multigenerational travel continues to be on the rise, with more families taking cruise vacations together. Parents and kids, grandparents and grandkids, and grandparents, parents and grandkids … and aunts, uncles and cousins! Journalist Cynthia Boal Janssens recently took a cruise on ms Oosterdam with her family and blogged about it for All Things Cruise. Here…   read more of “Cruising with Kids…”

‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Through the Eyes of a Troupe Member

‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Through the Eyes of a Troupe Member

Professional dancer Emma Slater recently sailed with the “Dancing with the Stars: at Sea” cast as a troupe member. She blogged about her time onboard and snapped some great photos during her experience. Thanks to the “Team Emma Slater” Facebook page for sharing her great photos. If you’re still thinking about sailing on one of…   read more of “‘Dancing with…”

Celebrating a 50th on Oosterdam

Celebrating a 50th on Oosterdam

Thanks to guest Sandy for sharing her memories of HAL dining. For our recent anniversary we went to one of our favorite steak houses and decided to reminisce over places we have loved dining in our thirty years together. We spoke of beachside cafes, elegant resorts, mom and pop diners… and of course, the wonderful…   read more of “Celebrating a 50th…”