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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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Cruise Around Africa with Exotic Air Savings

Cruise Around Africa with Exotic Air Savings

A cruise to Africa exposes travelers to ancient and recent history, exotic wildlife and incredible topography. It is a continent of life and wonder, and there is no time like now to check it off your travel list!

Recent Posts

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.

Popular Dutch Entertainers Wow Guests on Summer Cruises

Popular Dutch Entertainers Wow Guests on Summer Cruises

Guests of all nationalities are in for a special treat this summer when two popular Dutch entertainers take to the main stage aboard ms Rotterdam and ms Ryndam while the ships are in Europe.

Volendam to Get Lanai Cabins and Mix Specialty Bars

Volendam to Get Lanai Cabins and Mix Specialty Bars

When Holland America Line’s ms Volendam completes dry-dock in December 2014, guests will be wowed by the addition of 21 lanai staterooms that will make it more exciting to enjoy all of the ship’s scenic itineraries.

Cruise on a Collectors’ Voyage to See More of Europe

Cruise on a Collectors’ Voyage to See More of Europe

For many travelers, a cruise to Europe is a dream come true. The once-in-a-lifetime journey is filled with ports that overflow with history, culture, architectural marvels, glorious scenery and cuisine that makes the taste buds sing.

Cruising to the Castles of Europe

Cruising to the Castles of Europe

A castle is defined as “a large building or group of buildings fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat,” but what that definition fails to mention is the absolute beauty that some of these buildings still exude today.

Cruise to the Exotic Temples of the Far East

Cruise to the Exotic Temples of the Far East

One any cruise to Asia, it’s possible to visit dozens of temples. These beautiful, mysterious and exotic structures have been around for centuries and are still used as a place of worship.