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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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Webcam On Rotterdam In Rotterdam

We received this update from Ben van Zeijl in Rotterdam: Hallo! Great news from the Home port of Rotterdam. Former HAL Flagship tss Rotterdam V will open for public on July 27 2009. The Grand Lady of the Seas will be operated as a hotel, restaurant, congress center, theater and museum in her former home…   read more of “Webcam On Rotterdam…”

Postcards from Mumbai, India

Postcards from Mumbai, India

Rotterdam called at Mumbai, India, last week on its Grand World Voyage. The most current government of India ad promises an “Incredible India.” The ad certainly lives up to it’s promise. Another way to describe the two little slices of India that we just saw would be “Intense India.” Intense is a word that kept…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Postcards from Cochin, India

Postcards from Cochin, India

We definitely have left southeast Asia and now find ourselves in India. The ads on CNN sell it as “Incredible India.” Rich in history, rich in tradition, rich in spices and for the most part poor in finance. Kochi, our first destination in India, gave us a great introduction to this very complex society. Kochi,…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Postcards from Singapore

Postcards from Singapore

Singapore is a very interesting experience. It is multicultural — and it would appear very proud of it. There is “Little India” that is crowded with colorful with aromas and tastes of big India. Little India

Rotterdam Transforms Into an Asia Market

Rotterdam Transforms Into an Asia Market

If you’ve never been on a World Cruise the question might arise about how — aside from length of journey or destinations visited — these cruises are different from others. There are many little things that in sum add up to an unforgettable experience. And then there are some big things that are just so…   read more of “Rotterdam…”