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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

Zuiderdam’s Filipino Crew Members Rock the Vote

Zuiderdam’s Filipino Crew Members Rock the Vote

On October 2, the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco conducted an overseas absentee voter (OAV) registration campaign aboard Zuiderdam while the ship was docked in the city. Forty-five Filipino crew members successfully registered during the ship’s port call. The team from the Philippine consulate was welcomed aboard by Human Resources Manager Myles Williams. Consul…   read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”

Recent Posts

Beautiful Ships, Beautiful Backdrops

Beautiful Ships, Beautiful Backdrops

Special thanks to HAL Mariner John Jacquemain for sharing these great photos of the various HAL ships he’s had the opportunity to sail on, including Statendam and Zuiderdam.

Blue Skies in San Francisco

Blue Skies in San Francisco

Thanks to Zuiderdam’s Night Audit Office Alexander “Dony” Suryonugroho for this post taken during the ship’s recent call at San Francisco. Here is a great photo taken in downtown San Francisco during Zuiderdam’s call on October 4th. A clear blue sky, the contrast of an old and new building, combined with the airplane soaring by,…   read more of “Blue Skies in San…”

The Pristine Beauty of Glacier Bay

The Pristine Beauty of Glacier Bay

Special thanks to HAL guest Susan Parks for sending in these gorgeous photos taken in Glacier Bay while on her cruise aboard Zuiderdam. We went on our first cruise ever to Alaska and on the day we visited Glacier Bay, everything seemed perfect. The sky was clear and the water was so clear and still…   read more of “The Pristine Beauty…”

A Busy Day in San Diego

A Busy Day in San Diego

Thursday was a busy day in San Diego with both Westerdam and Zuiderdam departing on two fabulous cruises. Westerdam was heading west toward Hawaii and the South Pacific, while Zuidersam was sailing through the Panama Canal.

‘Best Fall Cruise Photos’ from Alaska

‘Best Fall Cruise Photos’ from Alaska

Special thanks to HAL Facebook fan Jane Fazio for these beautiful ‘Best Fall Cruise Photos’ from her Zuiderdam cruise to Alaska.

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Embera Tribe

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Embera Tribe

The Embera people are extremely warm and welcoming. They are quick to smile and are generous with their time and talents. Sara Morrison Holland America Line Coordinator, Onboard Sales

Zuiderdam’s Celebrity Cookoff

Zuiderdam’s Celebrity Cookoff

Recently on board Zuiderdam, Guest Chef Paul Carter, executive chef of The Phoenician in Phoenix, Ariz., and Hotel Manager Kees van Santen battled it out in a fun culinary showdown in the ship’s Culinary Arts Center. In the end there could only be one winner. Congrats to Hotel Manager van Santen for his winning dish…   read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”