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Zuiderdam

Zuiderdam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,916
Crew Members:
817
Gross Tonnage:
82,305 grt
Length:
936 feet
Maximum Speed:
24 knots
Dedicated:
December 2002
Godmother:
Journalist Joan Lunden

Latest Post

40th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated Aboard Zuiderdam

40th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated Aboard Zuiderdam

Thanks to passenger Mary Ann Crossno for sharing with us pictures from her 40th wedding anniversary celebrated aboard Zuiderdam. We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows ceremony, conducted by Captain Chris Turner, on a 10-day Panama Canal cruise aboard the Zuiderdam. My dear husband surprised me by buying a tux for…   read more of “40th Wedding…”

Recent Posts

Crew Appreciation Luncheon Aboard Zuiderdam

Crew Appreciation Luncheon Aboard Zuiderdam

Below are some pictures from the international lunch held aboard the Zuiderdam on March 12 in Curacao. This was an event where cuisine from around the globe (particular focus on food geographically representative of our diverse workforce) was prepared for all crew members in general appreciation for continued dedication and hard work in making the…   read more of “Crew Appreciation…”

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Digital Workshop: No Touchscreen? No Problem!

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. It’s Krista, techspert onboard the Zuiderdam where we’re sailing through the Caribbean and visiting the Panama Canal. As we sail, we’re learning all about Windows 8! I use Windows 8 on a laptop that I upgraded from Windows 7, and guess…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Kudos to Zuiderdam’s Crew

Kudos to Zuiderdam’s Crew

I sailed aboard ms Zuiderdam in November 2012, from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas, Aruba, Curacao, Costa Rica and Panama. I had such a wonderful experience and the crew was fantastic, especially the pool attendants. These guys really know how to treat people with such great hospitality. Special recognition to Nestor Duran Jr., Sarkadi, Irman…   read more of “Kudos to…”

A Beautiful Day Aboard Zuiderdam

A Beautiful Day Aboard Zuiderdam

Thanks to HAL guest Regina for sending in this beautiful photo that was taken on board Zuiderdam. Here is a shot from Zuiderdam as we were departing Vancouver, northbound to Alaska. The Alaskan weather was “variable”, to say the least! — Regina

Video: Shore Excursions Montage

Here is a montage of five Panama Canal Sunfarer Voyage shore excursions. The footage was recorded in 2012 on Zuiderdam on the shore excursions offered at the ports Half Moon Cay, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Panama. — Bryan Ringos Half Moon Cay: Stingray Adventure Bonaire: Two-Site Snorkeling Gatun Lake Panama: Monkey Watch Aruba: Sailing &…   read more of “Video: Shore…”