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ms Prinsendam

ms Prinsendam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
835
Crew Members:
470
Gross Tonnage:
37,983 grt
Length:
669 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
June 2002
Godmother:
Rose Abello, Eva Andresen and Linda Ehlenberger

Latest Post

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Transatlantic Cruises Offer Perfect Combination of Unique Ports & Relaxing Sea Days

Winter is coming, and just not in Westeros (for all you Game of Thrones fans!). That means the Caribbean is heating up to usher in warmer weather for those guests who are getting ready to face chilly temps and snow. Across the fleet Holland America Line ships are preparing to reposition from their summer homes…   read more of “Transatlantic…”

Recent Posts

From Beaches to Bergs: Two Extremes on a Cruise to South America and Antarctica

From Beaches to Bergs: Two Extremes on a Cruise to South America and Antarctica

Lively and tropical, yet also remote and ice-capped, South America is all about contrast. From fall 2016 through Spring 2017, Holland America Line will offer a comprehensive South America deployment, featuring four of our premium ships sailing itineraries from 14- to 48-days. We will be the only major line to cruise this region in the…   read more of “From Beaches to…”

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

A journey to Antarctica is one few have made, but many dream about. With a Holland America Line cruise, that dream can easily become a reality. Antarctica is a destination of superlatives, with words like “biggest,” “largest” and “coldest” often used when speaking about the world’s most remote continent. The breathtaking scenic beauty, remote locale…   read more of “Antarctica By The…”

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

Choose Your Cruise: A Mediterranean Sailing to Fit Every Schedule

With its sparkling coastal shores, abundance of significant historical sights, authentic fresh flavors and inspiring architecture, a Holland America Line cruise in the Mediterranean is a memorable experience. Stretching from Spain to Turkey with incredible attractions and stunning ports in between, the most difficult part of planning a cruise to the Med is picking which…   read more of “Choose Your Cruise:…”

Five Prinsendam Cruises That Sail an Unusual Course to Incredible Locales

Five Prinsendam Cruises That Sail an Unusual Course to Incredible Locales

Holland America Line cruises circle the globe visiting all seven continents. From the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, Alaska to Australia, the ships explore every major destination. While ports like Sydney, Australia; Venice, Italy; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are well-known cruise calls, did you know there are many destinations we visit that are “off the…   read more of “Five Prinsendam…”

Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Holland America Line Mariners and frequent cruisers Jan and Dick Yetke set sail July 25 on Veendam’s “Voyage of the Vikings” Collectors’ Voyage that cruises from Boston, Massachusetts, to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and back. Collectors’ Voyages combine back-to-back itineraries into one, longer cruise, and this is one of our most popular. Come along with Jan…   read more of “Cruise Diary from a…”

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

It won’t be long before Zaandam and Prinsendam return to cruising the incredible waters of Antarctica. A visit to the world’s most remote continent is a once-in-a-life journey for most, and Holland America Line ensures that every guests’ experience is as enriched and fulfilling as possible. To enhance a visit to Antarctica, Holland America Line…   read more of “On Location:…”

Crave Art & Culture? Six Must-Do Museums on a Europe Cruise

Crave Art & Culture? Six Must-Do Museums on a Europe Cruise

Holland America Line’s cruises to Europe feature some of the most interesting and exciting cities in the world. Europe and its many regions are famous for many reasons, particularly the vast amount of art and culture found in nearly every port. Almost anywhere you call at during a Europe cruise will feature a museum and…   read more of “Crave Art &…”