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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

Cruisin’ with Zuiderdam

Cruisin’ with Zuiderdam

Thanks to HAL Mariner Karsten for sending in these photos of his last HAL cruise. We look forward to having you on board again in January! Some photos from our recent trip this January with Zuiderdam. We are close to embarking Rotterdam on a 37-day Asia cruise. We found out that a 10-day cruise is…   read more of “Cruisin’ with…”

Recent Posts

140 Years Young: Zuiderdam Joins Fleet

140 Years Young: Zuiderdam Joins Fleet

Dec. 14, 2002: HAL’s first Vista-class ship Zuiderdam, departs from Fort Lauderdale on its maiden voyage. The 1,848-guest, 81,769-ton ship is the first of five Vista-class vessels. At the heart of Zuiderdam, suspended in a three-story atrium, is a Waterford Crystal Seahorse which sets the mood for exquisite pieces of art to be seen throughout…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”

Zuiderdam’s Thanksgiving Celebration

Zuiderdam’s Thanksgiving Celebration

Special thanks to Maciej, Zuiderdam’s assistant culinary operations manager, for these wonderful photos from the ship’s Thanksgiving festivities.

Zuiderdam’s Front Office Team Training

Zuiderdam’s Front Office Team Training

Here are some photos from Zuiderdam’s front office training class held on board Nov. 4. The staff participated in a variety of team-building exercises to strengthen their bond and give them greater confidence with each other and their positions.

‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’ Celebration on Zuiderdam

‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’ Celebration on Zuiderdam

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Future Cruise Consultant Brendan Halcomb for submitting this post. “The World’s Largest Cruise Sale” celebration on the Zuiderdam was a spectacular event with the chefs working around the clock to create fantastic culinary creations while the entertainment team put their ‘Martha Stewart’ hats on to festoon the Show Lounge like a…   read more of “‘World’s…”

Master Chef’s Table Debuts on Zuiderdam

Master Chef’s Table Debuts on Zuiderdam

Corporate Traveling Trainer Troy Wastell is implementing the Master Chef’s Table on board Zuiderdam with Executive Chef Karl Eller and Chef Tournant Daniel Lin. Pictured are the Pinnacle Grill Service Staff, with Pinnacle Restaurant Manager Jorn Van Woerkom, Culinary Operation Manger Boban Zivkovic and Roland Borsje A Com. The Master Chef’s Table already is on…   read more of “Master Chef’s…”