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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

Video: A Passage to the Far East

If you’re looking to see what life is like aboard Rotterdam on an extended cruise, check out blog contributor and HAL Mariner Fred Claessen’s hour-long video that shows all of the highlights from his recent “A Passage to the Far East” voyage.

Recent Posts

Lordy Lordy, Look Who’s 140!

Lordy Lordy, Look Who’s 140!

Happy 140th Anniversary Holland America Line! My wife and I enjoyed our 33rd Anniversary, an Alaska cruise, on board the MS Volendam last May – June 2012. We celebrated our June 2 big day in Skagway and with a excellent dinner in the Pinnacle Grill that evening. Again we are going to celebrate our 34th…   read more of “Lordy Lordy, Look…”

Rotterdam Culinary Team Delights Guests On Asian Voyage

Rotterdam Culinary Team Delights Guests On Asian Voyage

The ms Rotterdam culinary team would like to share some photos of the themed events in our La Fontaine dining room. Among others, the Arabian night, Indian night, and Black and Gold formal dinners took place during our 90-day voyage in Asia.

More Rotterdam at Rotterdam

More Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Rotterdam was in Rotterdam, Netherlands, yesterday. She left while there was bad weather. These are a few of the pictures I took.

Rotterdam Arrives Back at Rotterdam

Rotterdam Arrives Back at Rotterdam

Thanks to HAL and blog fan Bert Lamers for sending in photos of Rotterdam arriving back at the Port of Rotterdam today after a long absence. This morning the m.s. Rotterdam arrived back in her homeport Rotterdam after a three-month voyage to and from Indonesia. Around 7 a.m. the liner was moored at the Holland…   read more of “Rotterdam Arrives…”

Pinnacle Grill Serves an Inspired ‘Imperial Dinner’

Pinnacle Grill Serves an Inspired ‘Imperial Dinner’

The Signature shops onboard the ms Rotterdam were carrying masterpieces from Faberge: The Imperial Eggs. Merabella Shop Manager Mirjana brought then into the Pinnacle Grill Restaurant and gave our staff an explanation about the world famous eggs. We were so inspired that we, in cooperation with the Culinary Pinnacle Grill team, created a special four-course…   read more of “Pinnacle Grill…”