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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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Meet Ben van Zeijl

Meet Ben van Zeijl

Editor’s note: Ben van Zeijl was the first guest on the old Eurodam News Blog and he was first to comment when we started up Holland America Blog in January. He’s been a regular contributor since the early days, and we asked him to tell us a little about who he is and why he’s…   read more of “Meet Ben van…”

Rotterdam In Stockholm Today

Rotterdam In Stockholm Today

In Stockholm today: Holland America Line’s Rotterdam could not ask for a better parking place – er, make that, a better place to drop anchor – than in the harbor facing Stockholm’s Old Town, Gamla Stan.

Dessert Extravaganza Delights Rotterdam Guests

Dessert Extravaganza Delights Rotterdam Guests

Last week aboard Rotterdam we held a “Dessert Extravaganza” for our guests in the Lido pool, Deck 8 midship. We had many desserts and a dark chocolate and white chocolate fountain with many sweet delicacies served. The kitchen staff were very proud of their presentation as well as the dining room staff that was serving…   read more of “Dessert…”

Rotterdam at Rotterdam with Rotterdam

Rotterdam at Rotterdam with Rotterdam

Yesterday Rotterdam called at Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and our Dutch friends sent in some nice photos and a video of the ship in its namesake port with Rotterdam V in the background. Rotterdam V is set to open to the public July 27 as a hotel, restaurant and tourist attraction. Ben van Zeijl snapped these…   read more of “Rotterdam at…”

Postcard from Liverpool

Postcard from Liverpool

Found the article below in a maritime newsletter. It is copied from the newspaper Liverpool Daily Post. On Tuesday 26th May, the HAL cruise liner “Rotterdam” called at Liverpool’s cruise terminal at the famous Pier head, in the shadow of the famous Liver buildings with it’s Liver Birds keeping watch over the city. The Holland…   read more of “Postcard from…”