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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

Kudos for Zuiderdam

Kudos for Zuiderdam

We recently experienced the most wonderful cruise on the Zuiderdam cruising to the Panama Canal. The ports of call were great and the Panama Canal fascinating. The ship personnel were all so friendly and helpful plus the food and entertainment were excellent. Our excursion on the bus, train and canal in Costa Rica was outstanding,…   read more of “Kudos for…”

Recent Posts

Zuiderdam’s Crew Barbecue in Costa Rica

Zuiderdam’s Crew Barbecue in Costa Rica

Here are photos from a recent crew barbecue on the forward bow of Zuiderdam. The barbecue was held on a sea day as we sailed through the famous Golfo Dulce region in Costa Rica.

Kudos for Zuiderdam and Holland America Line

Kudos for Zuiderdam and Holland America Line

Special thanks to HAL guest Kathy Asselin for sharing this personal story about her husband’s recent medical emergency during their Panama Canal cruise on board Zuiderdam. Dennis and I booked a cruise on Holland America’s Zuiderdam from March 23rd to April 2 to the Panama Canal. Everything was going smoothly. We loved Holland America’s private…   read more of “Kudos for Zuiderdam…”

Zuiderdam Crew Goes Ziplining in Puerto Limón

Zuiderdam Crew Goes Ziplining in Puerto Limón

Zuiderdam crew members experienced the Ziplining excursion in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica last month. It was a beautiful day and the crew really enjoyed the tour. The tour included everything to make it a perfect day: friends, exercise, wildlife (monkeys and sloths), beautiful weather and amazing views. Myles Williams is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Let’s Get Digi With It!

Let’s Get Digi With It!

There’s a lot happening in the digital workshop for crew! Once a month we’ll have a class just for crew. In our movie-making class, the crew learned how to import their own photos and make a fancy slide show with animations, transitions, music, titles, captions, credits and best of all, we learned how to burn…   read more of “Let’s Get Digi…”