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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

Bert’s Beauty Shots: The Panama Canal

Bert’s Beauty Shots: The Panama Canal

Westerdam transited the Panama Canal Saturday, Oct. 10. I told you last week that I couldn’t wait for the sunrises in Panama. The transit was great. Perfect weather, good view.

Recent Posts

Bert’s Beauty Shots: For the Birds

Bert’s Beauty Shots: For the Birds

Here are a couple pelican photos for the blog. This one is ready to catch a fish. Bert van Mackelenbergh is Westerdam’s hotel manager.

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Huatulco, Mexico

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Huatulco, Mexico

Greetings from Huatulco where the ship was docked yesterday. It’s a pretty, typical Mexican village with nothing but charm, sun and friendly people … Bert van Mackelenbergh is Westerdam’s hotel manager.

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Sunset

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Sunset

Great things about this area of the world are the sunsets. Sunsets in this area are much better than in Alaska, where the sky is usually too bright, which doesn’t give much contrast between sun and sky. In the area we’re sailing in at the moment, it gets dark early and when the sky is…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”