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Rotterdam

Rotterdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,404
Crew Members:
600
Gross Tonnage:
61,849 grt
Length:
780 feet
Maximum Speed:
25 knots
Dedicated:
December 1997
Godmother:
HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

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Signature Ships Visit Quaint European Ports on Newly Added 2015 Itineraries

Signature Ships Visit Quaint European Ports on Newly Added 2015 Itineraries

When Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam explore Europe this summer and fall, both Signature-Class ships will set sail on longer journeys that visit some of the most charming, quaint and lesser-known ports in the region. These itineraries were recently added to the ships’ line-up to add more comprehensive options and to extend the season into the…   read more of “Signature Ships…”

Recent Posts

ms Rotterdam 2015: Unique Cruises to the Arctic Circle and the 0° 00′ – 0° 00′

ms Rotterdam 2015: Unique Cruises to the Arctic Circle and the 0° 00′ –  0° 00′

If only a cruise ship could talk! In one year ms Rotterdam will cruise through the Suez Canal multiple times, cross into the Arctic Circle to meet the glow of the Northern Lights and sail through 0° 00′ Latitude, 0° 00′ Longitude as it makes way around Africa. Some new experiences and itineraries were added…   read more of “ms Rotterdam 2015:…”

What Are You Thankful For? Facebook Fans Reflect

What Are You Thankful For? Facebook Fans Reflect

Cruises offer guests the opportunity to travel to some of the most beautiful places in the world while being treated to caring service and making memories with loved ones. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, and across the country guests are counting their blessings. In honor of the holiday Holland America Line asked Facebook…   read more of “What Are You…”

Holland America Line’s 2015 Europe Season Features Maiden Calls, New Itineraries

Holland America Line’s 2015 Europe Season Features Maiden Calls, New Itineraries

Holland America Line’s 2015 Europe season is shaping up to be one of the best yet. With eight ships in the region, 62 unique itineraries, overnight visits to 21 of the most popular cities in the region and four maiden calls, the numbers add up to the perfect time to explore this incredible continent. Whether…   read more of “Holland America…”

Top 10 Shore Excursions That Explore the Beauty of the Baltic

Top 10 Shore Excursions That Explore the Beauty of the Baltic

For more than 100, years Holland America Line has cruised northern Europe, introducing travelers to the rich history and beauty of the region. Year after year Denmark, Finland and other northern European counties are counted among the happiest and healthiest in the world. One might think that the northern climates would come with somber moods,…   read more of “Top 10 Shore…”

HAL Kicks Off ‘National Cruise Vacation Week’ with Explore4 and Onboard Credits

HAL Kicks Off ‘National Cruise Vacation Week’ with Explore4 and Onboard Credits

Holland America Line is planning special promotions for CLIA Cruise Week which starts today, Oct. 6, and runs through Monday, Oct. 13. Organized by Cruise Lines International Association, the weeklong event features promotions and online opportunities to give consumers a perfect opportunity to book a cruise vacation while taking advantage of special savings. Throughout the…   read more of “HAL Kicks Off…”

Community Giving: From Saving Eagles to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Community Giving: From Saving Eagles to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

An important part of the culture at Holland America Line is community giving. Whether it’s through the On Deck for a Cause shipboard fundraising program to support six international cancer organizations, making a donation of goods to a local school or orphanage around the world, volunteering time preparing meals during the holidays or getting doused…   read more of “Community Giving:…”

Lisbon: A Cruise Capital Rich in Culture and History

Lisbon: A Cruise Capital Rich in Culture and History

If you’re looking to cruise to one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest city in western Europe, there’s no shortage of history in Lisbon, Portugal! The city is rich in architecture and also is crossed by historical boulevards and monuments along the main thoroughfares. There is a unique beauty when strolling…   read more of “Lisbon: A Cruise…”