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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: Creating Mystical Effects

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Creating Mystical Effects

One of the things I like about Alaska is the mystical atmosphere in some of the areas. Especially the rain forests in Alaska are a great opportunity to create a mystical, almost dramatic atmosphere, which reminds one of the ancient Celtic times. You can enhance the dramatic atmosphere by adjusting your shutter speed to a…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”

Recent Posts

Postcards from Alaska

Postcards from Alaska

Mariner Don Glabe sent us these photographs from his Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam.

Postcards from the Inside Passage

Postcards from the Inside Passage

Attached are pictures from our cruise through the Inside Passage on Westerdam a couple of weeks ago. I thought I would share because my boyfriend, Matthew, took some beautiful photos. Thanks! Jessica Sicard Air/Sea Groups Air/Sea World and Grand Holland America Line

Winners of ‘Herrie aan de Horizon’ Reality Show

Winners of ‘Herrie aan de Horizon’ Reality Show

This is the winning couple Mirjam and Arlette of the Dutch reality television show “Herrie aan de Horizon” that was taped aboard Westerdam in the Caribbean. The show was an elimination competition among two-person teams of amateur cooks. Alexander Bakker is a public relations practitioner in Rotterdam.

Postcards from Marjorie Glacier

Postcards from Marjorie Glacier

Anne Enderby sent in this note and photos: This is from our June 7 cruise on board the Westerdam. I took the first photo just as we were switching from the Johns Hopkins Inlet area into the Marjorie Glacier area, I think. The other photo is of the Veendam as she passed us — she…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Last Episode of ‘Herrie aan de Horizon’ Aired Last Night

Yesterday, Tuesday, the last episode of Dutch TV Show “Herrie aan de Horizon” was aired. Only two couples were left, running for the title “Best hobby cooking couple.” Captain Henk Keijer welcomed the couples Mirjam & Arlette and Danielle & Annabel on board ms Westerdam again.

‘Herrie aan de Horizon’ Nearing the Climax

Dutch TV show “Herrie aan de Horizon” is close to the final show. After episode 7, aired yesterday evening, only two couples are in competition, running for the title “Beste hobbykok-duo van Nederland.”