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Westerdam

Westerdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,348 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
April 2004
Godmother:
Actress Renée Soutendijk

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Holland America Line Extends Cruise Pause to Include Europe Departures Through June 2021

Holland America Line Extends Cruise Pause to Include Europe Departures Through June 2021

While Holland America Line continues to work with government and port authorities to develop its plans to return to cruising, the company is extending its pause of European cruise operations to include departures through June 30, 2021. The pause will impact cruises departing in May and June on Nieuw Statendam, Volendam and Westerdam, along with…   read more of “Holland America…”

Video: A Tribute to Our Guests from Westerdam

Video: A Tribute to Our Guests from Westerdam

Westerdam’s Hotel Director Colin Jacob put together this tribute to our guests with the assistance of Cast Member Volodymyr Leshchenko and Production Manager Bennie Robinson. The words are by Colin, who enjoys writing poetry. Thank you to Westerdam for capturing the emotional connection our crew has with our guests. We’re looking to the voyage ahead,…   read more of “Video: A Tribute to…”

Updated Statement Regarding Westerdam

Updated Statement Regarding Westerdam

Update: 3/4/2020 4 pm Pacific Time Holland America Line has consistently stated there was no evidence or indication of any cases or suspected cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Westerdam. All guests and crew have been reported clear of COVID-19. We believe the one “positive” result was a false-positive, as repeated testing of the guest have…   read more of “Updated Statement…”

Update on Westerdam’s Asia Cruises

Update on Westerdam’s Asia Cruises

Although the risks to our guests, crew and business are very low, Holland America Line is closely monitoring the coronavirus situation. Our medical experts are coordinating closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to implement recommended screening, prevention and control measures for our ships. This…   read more of “Update on…”

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Kelly Stilwell of Food Fun & Faraway Places recently sailed on Holland America Line to Southeast Asia and participated in “The Courageous Kitchen Cooking Class: In Partnership With Food & Wine Magazine” shore excursion while at Bangkok, Thailand. Read selections from Kelly Stilwell’s article to hear about her Thai cooking class experience! Thai Cooking Class…   read more of “Press Diary: Thai…”

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

Holland America Line’s Westerdam Explores Eight Iconic Countries in Asia During 2019-20 Season

The cosmopolitan cities and rich traditions of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its 2019-20 season in Asia. From September 2019 through April 2020, Westerdam extensively explores Cambodia, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 13 to…   read more of “Holland America…”