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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

Tiziano: Best-Dressed 2-Year-Old in the Fleet

Tiziano: Best-Dressed 2-Year-Old in the Fleet

We received this post and photo from Marco van Belleghem, hotel manager on ms Westerdam. The tailors on the Westerdam made this beautiful formal outfit for my son Tiziano. Having only just celebrated his second birthday, he has been sailing on board the Noordam since the end of November and on board the Westerdam since…   read more of “Tiziano:…”

Recent Posts

What’s In a Blue Lagoon?

What’s In a Blue Lagoon?

To Whom It May Concern on the Westerdam: We were one of three couples — Rice, Rydel and Ludwig — traveling on the Westerdam voyage March 22 through March 28, 2009. There was a drink served in the Pinnacle Grill Bar and the Ocean Bar on this cruise that we think was named the “Blue…   read more of “What’s In a…”

Westerdam Medical Team Meets Trinity Air Ambulance Team

Westerdam Medical Team Meets Trinity Air Ambulance Team

Linda Potter, RN, Medical Officer and Jennifer Christie, RN, Lead Medical Officer on board Westerdam sent in these photos and submission of a recent meeting of the Westerdam Medical Team and Trinity Air Ambulance Team. The beginning of 2009 for the ms Westerdam Medical Department has been an unforgettable experience with an unexpected friendships made….   read more of “Westerdam Medical…”

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

In a rare sighting, three of Holland America Line’s ships were alongside together at San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 2, 2008, making for a wonderful photo opportunity. From left: Zuiderdam, Noordam and Westerdam.

Westerdam Goes Postal on Maltese Stamp

Westerdam Goes Postal on Maltese Stamp

Philatelists (stamp collectors) and ship aficionados (Holland America fans) will want to get their hands on a set of newly released stamps featuring Holland America Line’s own Westerdam. Issued in the Mediterranean island nation of Malta, the set of four stamps commemorates Malta’s cruise-based tourism industry, which saw a 14 percent increase in 2008, with…   read more of “Westerdam Goes…”

Ship to Shelter Press Conference

Last week at a press conference at Fort Lauderdale, Holland America Line and Port Everglades debuted Ship to Shelter, an innovative community charitable program designed to donate valuable and reusable goods from the line’s cruise ships to local people in need. Holland America first launched Ship to Shelter in April 2008 in partnership with the…   read more of “Ship to Shelter…”