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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

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Zuiderdam Postcard from Panama City

Zuiderdam Postcard from Panama City

Hello, We wanted to share with you the picture we took on our excursion to Panama City last month. We had a wonderful cruise, we loved sailing with Holland America and the Zuiderdam! Maggie & Rich

Zuiderdam’s Executive Chef Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Zuiderdam’s Executive Chef Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Here on board the Zuiderdam we are celebrating with employees who have reached milestones in their careers with Holland America Line. Executive Chef Antonio Tudla is celebrating 30 years with the line. Congratulations, Antonio! Myles Williams is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Meet HAL’s First Female Safety Environmental Health Officer

Meet HAL’s First Female Safety Environmental Health Officer

Congratulations are in order to Hajnalka Lukacs, Ph.D., Holland America Line’s first female Safety Environmental Health Officer. Hajnalka exemplifies the endless possibilities for shipboard employees who, through hard work and sheer determination, work their way up through the ranks of the company. She began her career with HAL as a fitness coordinator on board Statendam to…   read more of “Meet HAL’s First…”

Zuiderdam’s Dream Team

Zuiderdam’s Dream Team

Zuiderdam’s Technical Provision Manager Toto Langga sent us this photo of the ship’s basketball team. Thanks, Toto!

Cruise Diary: Around the Ship

Cruise Diary: Around the Ship

Here’s more from Jessica Au’s blog from her Alaska cruise aboard Zuiderdam. The food on board is great, as we have dined in the Canaletto (Italian restaurant), the Lido (casual buffet), the Pinnacle Grill (fine dining), and the Vista Dining Room (main dining room). The variety of foods offered suits people of all backgrounds and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Zuiderdam’s County Fair Uniform

Zuiderdam’s County Fair Uniform

Holland America Line is known for their fun and festive theme nights. Yesterday we posted a photo of Bartender John Villarosa wearing plaid shirt, not the usual HAL uniform. Why the change? Beverage Manager Kenneth Johnson informed us that Zuiderdam has a new event called the “County Fair” and this is the uniform that they…   read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”

Cruise Diary: Cruising Alaska, Day 3

Cruise Diary: Cruising Alaska, Day 3

Jessica Au recently sailed aboard Zuiderdam in Alaska and blogged about it. In Juneau, we booked an excursion to the Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter. The shuttle ride to the Juneau airport from the pier took about 15-20 minutes and after watching a 5-minute safety video, putting away our belongings and donning ice boots, we headed…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”