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ms 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

Community Giving: From Saving Eagles to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Community Giving: From Saving Eagles to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

An important part of the culture at Holland America Line is community giving. Whether it’s through the On Deck for a Cause shipboard fundraising program to support six international cancer organizations, making a donation of goods to a local school or orphanage around the world, volunteering time preparing meals during the holidays or getting doused…   read more of “Community Giving:…”

Recent Posts

Set Sail for Sun-Kissed Skies on a Caribbean Cruise

Set Sail for Sun-Kissed Skies on a Caribbean Cruise

It’s all about sun, sand and surf as Holland America Line gets ready to sail into the 2014-15 Caribbean season this fall and winter. After spending time in Alaska and Europe, nine ships in the fleet are preparing to make their repositioning cruises to the turquoise waters of the tropical Caribbean where powdery beaches, balmy…   read more of “Set Sail for…”

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Got Junk Rock? ‘Cruise Radio’ Says Recycled Percussion Wows on HAL

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam and shared his thoughts on the beautiful and rugged frontier. Today, Parker shares the Recycled Percussion entertainment experience. Recycled Percussion was the highest-placed non-singing act on “America’s Got Talent” and has enjoyed extended runs at both the MGM Grand and Tropicana in…   read more of “Got Junk Rock?…”

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Alaska Beer Tasting Samples Four Local Brews

Doug Parker of Cruise Radio recently took an Alaska cruise and participated in an Alaska Beer Tasting while onboard.

Today Marks the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Today Marks the Panama Canal’s 100th Anniversary

Today marks a huge milestone for the Panama Canal — the centennial anniversary of its opening. Construction began in 1904, and the passageway opened 10 years later on Aug. 15, 1914, as the first ship came through.

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam. While it wasn’t his first time in Alaska, every time Doug visits the Last Frontier it still strikes him with awe and wonder.

‘Dancing With the Stars: At Sea’ is Heating up in Alaska

‘Dancing With the Stars: At Sea’ is Heating up in Alaska

They’re at it again! The glamorous dancers and stars of the “Dancing With the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises are currently underway on ms Westerdam in Alaska and have been sharing the scenery both onboard and ashore via social media.