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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

Latest Post

Recent Posts

Westerdam’s Captain van Eerten Enjoying the Moment

Westerdam’s Captain van Eerten Enjoying the Moment

Thanks to passenger Kees Brienen for taking this great picture of Westerdam’s Captain van Eerten nearby Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Yesterday I took this picture on the deck of the Westerdam. We just left Puerto Vallarta and whales were playing all around us. It was a great moment (unfortunately no photos of the whales). A few…   read more of “Westerdam’s…”

Seeing Double at Grand Turk

Seeing Double at Grand Turk

Thanks to our Director of Port Operations Chris Martin for sending in these fun photos of Nieuw Amsterdam and Westerdam together at Grand Turk.

Beautiful Grand Turk

Beautiful Grand Turk

Thanks to HAL guest Sonja Boostrom for sending in these beautiful photos from her recent cruise on Westerdam. The first photo is a beautiful shot of Westerdam docked in Grand Turk and the second shows a heart shaped cloud just above the ship. This was our first cruise and we loved it! — Sonja Boostrom

Mariner Postcards from a Westerdam Sailing

Mariner Postcards from a Westerdam Sailing

Here are some pictures I took during my last Collector’s Cruise, many of them from Key West and Puerto Rico, aboard the Westerdam from December 9 -23. Thank you and have a good season! – François Thivierge, HAL Mariner from Quebec City

Kudos for HAL and Westerdam

Kudos for HAL and Westerdam

Although we sailed our first ever cruise on the Westerdam in July 2010, we had not sailed since then until we cruised on a competitor last month. Unfortunately, Holland America HAS SPOILED US FOR LIFE! Our standards for cruising were set by you and until now, we did not realize how high YOUR standards are!…   read more of “Kudos for HAL and…”