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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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Book a Cruise and Receive Two Free Journeys Ashore at AFAR’s Favorite Ports

Book a Cruise and Receive Two Free Journeys Ashore at AFAR’s Favorite Ports

Holland America Line is sweetening the deal for travelers who book select 2016 and 2017 cruises by Feb. 29, 2016. Guests who call at AFAR’s favorite ports in Asia, Australia/New Zealand and South America receive two free Journeys Ashore. Holland America Line is collaborating with experiential travel expert AFAR Media to help cruisers create more…   read more of “Book a Cruise and…”

Recent Posts

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

Ring in 2017 on a New Year’s Cruise to Australia, Asia, the Caribbean and More

If you’re looking for something unique and exciting to do next New Year’s Eve, celebrate onboard a Holland America Line cruise. With options in Australia, Asia, South America, Mexico, the Caribbean and Panama Canal over the holiday, you can be sure you’ll welcome 2017 in grand style. When guests break into “Auld Lang Syne” at…   read more of “Ring in 2017 on a…”

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

Antarctica By The Numbers: Cruise to This Elusive Continent

A journey to Antarctica is one few have made, but many dream about. With a Holland America Line cruise, that dream can easily become a reality. Antarctica is a destination of superlatives, with words like “biggest,” “largest” and “coldest” often used when speaking about the world’s most remote continent. The breathtaking scenic beauty, remote locale…   read more of “Antarctica By The…”

New Stop at Talkeetna & Base Camp Highlight 2016 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

New Stop at Talkeetna & Base Camp Highlight 2016 Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

The incredible Alaska landscape is one of the few places in the world that is best seen by combining a cruise with an overland adventure, and Holland America Line’s signature Land+Sea Journeys offer guests more ways to see this remote and off-the-beaten path part of the world. The 13 Land+Sea Journeys options range from 10…   read more of “New Stop at…”

Are Seeing Penguins on Your Bucket List? Take These Tours Down South

Are Seeing Penguins on Your Bucket List? Take These Tours Down South

Holland America Line cruises travel all over the world, and some of the most unique and exciting shore excursions are the many wildlife tours highlighting native species unique to an area. If you’re cruising to South America or Australia and New Zealand, keep your eyes peeled for an adorable little bird unique to the South…   read more of “Are Seeing Penguins…”

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘Day of the Seafarer’

Honoring Holland America Line’s Crew Members on ‘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 fifth year that the International Maritime Organization has celebrated this campaign. In 2010, the Diplomatic Conference that met in Manila, the Philippines, agreed that the unique contribution made by seafarers from…   read more of “Honoring Holland…”

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

It won’t be long before Zaandam and Prinsendam return to cruising the incredible waters of Antarctica. A visit to the world’s most remote continent is a once-in-a-life journey for most, and Holland America Line ensures that every guests’ experience is as enriched and fulfilling as possible. To enhance a visit to Antarctica, Holland America Line…   read more of “On Location:…”

HAL Tops List of World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies for 2014

HAL Tops List of World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies for 2014

Holland America Line topped the list in 2014 for the World’s Leading Weather Observing Cruise Ship Companies who submitted weather information to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Holland America Line fleet of 15 ships sent in a combined total of 22,281 observations during the year, landing them at number one. Holland America…   read more of “HAL Tops List of…”