Skip To Content
- Blog -
Topic Search

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

Latest Post

Recent Posts

Holland America Line Returns to Australia

Holland America Line Returns to Australia

G’Day, Australia! Holland America Line is back Down Under after more than two years away. Westerdam — the first ship back for the cruise line since the pandemic — arrived at Cairns today following a journey that began Oct. 2 from Seattle. The full 36-day Pacific Ocean cruise included calls in Hawaii and the South…   read more of “Holland America…”

Westerdam’s Return to Service Marks Holland America Line’s Completion of Full Fleet Sailing Again

Westerdam’s Return to Service Marks Holland America Line’s Completion of Full Fleet Sailing Again

Our fleet is complete! Westerdam returned to service Sunday, June 12, 2022, at Port of Seattle in Washington, marking the last ship in the fleet to resume operations. To commemorate the occasion, Holland America Line held a ceremony in the terminal attended by the ship’s captain and senior officers, with flag-waving fanfare from team members…   read more of “Westerdam’s…”

Holland America Line Adds a Season of New Cruises to Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia Starting in Fall 2022

Holland America Line Adds a Season of New Cruises to Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia Starting in Fall 2022

In anticipation of the ports in Australia and New Zealand fully welcoming cruise ships back to their shores, Holland America Line opened bookings for a season of new itineraries aboard Westerdam starting in fall 2022. The new voyages, offered from Sept. 25, 2022, through March 13, 2023, explore Australia’s rich culture, the lush landscapes of…   read more of “Holland America…”

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…”