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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

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.

Recent Posts

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.

First ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises Hit Alaska

First ‘Dancing with the Stars: at Sea’ Theme Cruises Hit Alaska

It’s hard to say what is more exciting, the beginning of the Alaska season or the first “Dancing with the Stars: at Sea” theme cruise of 2014! Luckily we don’t have to choose as they came together onboard Zuiderdam.

Today Holland America Line Celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today Holland America Line Celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Today is “Day of the Seafarer,” and it’s a day to celebrate the hardworking crew members you meet on every cruise. It is the fourth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign.

Q&A Part 1: A Day with Alaska’s Glacier Bay Park Rangers

Q&A Part 1: A Day with Alaska’s Glacier Bay Park Rangers

On every Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, guests get to meet and mingle with enthusiastic Glacier Bay park rangers who have a passion not only for the region, but also what they do.

Get Ready for a Fiesta on Mexico Cruises in 2014-15

Get Ready for a Fiesta on Mexico Cruises in 2014-15

From a traditional Mexican fiesta to ziplining through a lush canopy of trees, the 2014-15 Mexico season has exciting itineraries that showcase seven ports along the Mexican Riviera.