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Zaandam

Zaandam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,432
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
61,396 grt
Length:
781 feet
Maximum Speed:
23 knots
Dedicated:
May 2000
Godmother:
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

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Oosterdam and Zaandam Return to Service

Oosterdam and Zaandam Return to Service

It’s been a busy and exciting week for Holland America Line. Two more ships are back in service, with Oosterdam restarting in Trieste (Venice), Italy, and Zaandam setting sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. To commemorate both occasions, Holland America Line held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the terminal to open embarkation, attended by…   read more of “Oosterdam and…”

Recent Posts

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Beyond the balmy breezes and crystalline waters of the Caribbean, the vibrant cultures of the islands await to be discovered on a Holland America Line cruise during the 2021-2022 season. Ranging from seven to 21 days, guests will have their pick of six of the line’s premium, mid-sized ships — including Rotterdam in its debut…   read more of “Soak Up Some…”

Zaandam and Rotterdam Approved to Disembark Guests at Port Everglades

Zaandam and Rotterdam Approved to Disembark Guests at Port Everglades

Holland America Line is pleased to confirm that Broward County and the Unified Command cleared both Zaandam and Rotterdam for arrival to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to disembark guests who are fit to travel per guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We extend our sincere gratitude to President…   read more of “Zaandam and…”

Zaandam and Rotterdam Await Permission from Local South Florida Authorities for Humanitarian Disembarkation of Guests

Zaandam and Rotterdam Await Permission from Local South Florida Authorities for Humanitarian Disembarkation of Guests

Holland America Line is awaiting confirmation to disembark guests from Zaandam and Rotterdam in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. We remain fully engaged with the Broward Unified Command and other governmental and embassy authorities to resolve this humanitarian situation and get the nearly 1,200 well guests home immediately who are fit for travel per guidelines from the…   read more of “Zaandam and…”

A Humanitarian Crisis: Response to Cruise Ships Stranded at Sea Tests Our Deepest Human Values

A Humanitarian Crisis: Response to Cruise Ships Stranded at Sea Tests Our Deepest Human Values

A Humanitarian Crisis Response to Cruise Ships Stranded at Sea Tests Our Deepest Human Values By Orlando Ashford, President, Holland America Line The coronavirus (COVID-19) has run rampant through neighborhoods, businesses and nations, catching all us off guard. Stoked by fear of contagion, millions of people around the world are sheltering in place waiting out…   read more of “A Humanitarian…”

VIDEO UPDATES: Zaandam and Rotterdam

VIDEO UPDATES: Zaandam and Rotterdam

(March 29, 6:45 PT/9:45 pm ET) This video from Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford regarding the transit of the Panama Canal was shared on board Zaandam and Rotterdam. (March 29, 2:45 pm PT/5:45 pm ET): Please take a moment to watch an update from Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford that was broadcast on in-stateroom…   read more of “VIDEO UPDATES:…”

Statement Regarding Zaandam

Statement Regarding Zaandam

(March 28, 8 pm PT/11 pm ET): We are aware of reported permission for both Zaandam and Rotterdam to transit the Panama Canal in the near future. We greatly appreciate this consideration in the humanitarian interest of our guests and crew. This remains a dynamic situation, and we continue to work with the Panamanian authorities…   read more of “Statement Regarding…”