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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

Latest Post

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…”

Recent Posts

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…”

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!

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.