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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

Michelin Star Chef Paul Virant Hosts Cooking Class on Westerdam

Michelin Star Chef Paul Virant Hosts Cooking Class on Westerdam

Michelin star Chef Paul Virant recently sailed aboard Westerdam to Alaska. During his time on board, Chef Virant held classes, performed cooking demonstrations, showcased his culinary expertise and shared tips with guest in Westerdam’s Culinary Arts Center, the line’s state-of-the-art show kitchen aboard each ship. The interactive sessions allow guests to participate in making a…   read more of “Michelin Star Chef…”

Recent Posts

Past Westerdam Spotted in Italy

Past Westerdam Spotted in Italy

Big thanks to the Bert Lamers who just so happened to be sailing the Mediterranean with his wife and spotted the Thomson Dream, aka HAL’s past Westerdam! Below is the great photo Bert was able to snap as it was departing Civitavecchia on August 29. Thanks Bert!

iPad iBlog: Sitka

iPad iBlog: Sitka

The Captain of our Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest boat, the St. Eugene, called today in Sitka, “epically magical!!” and he was right. We saw many, many animals and all the gorgeous color that Sitka hides away for the sun to unlock. More photos to come from a “real camera” once the downloads and photo…   read more of “iPad iBlog:…”

iPad iBlog: Glacier Bay

iPad iBlog: Glacier Bay

Kids are up early in Glacier Bay and on the lookout for whales and seals! “We saw a ghost ship!” Love the size and convenience of a verandah stateroom. Instant access to the wonders of the world the ship can show you! Mary Schimmelman, Holland America Line’s senior manager of social media, is on vacation…   read more of “iPad iBlog: Glacier…”

Postcards from Alaska

Postcards from Alaska

Blog fan Gerry recently was in Alaska and spotted Westerdam and Zuiderdam. Thanks for thinking of the blog and sending in these shots!

iPad iBlog: Gorgeous Morning

iPad iBlog: Gorgeous Morning

Mary Schimmelman, Holland America Line’s senior manager of social media, is on vacation aboard Westerdam in Alaska and sent in a couple of beautiful photos taken with her iPad. Enjoy!

Westerdam Hosts Marine Conservation Institute Luncheon

Westerdam Hosts Marine Conservation Institute Luncheon

Earlier this month, HAL welcomed supporters of the Marine Conservation Institute aboard Westerdam for a luncheon. The event focused on the importance of protecting the world’s oceans and included presentations on Why Oceans Matter and Protecting Deep Sea Corals: The West Coast’s Forgotten Treasures, as well as showcased the recently released “Our Marvelous Oceans” video…   read more of “Westerdam Hosts…”