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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 and Noordam Crews Soak Up the Sun

Zuiderdam and Noordam Crews Soak Up the Sun

During the Zuiderdam’s and Noordam’s call at Curaçao on December 7th they hosted a joint crew pool party and barbecue at the Mega Pier Pool complex. The crew members spent the day soakin’ up the sun, spashin’ in the pools and barbecuing with new friends and reconnecting with old friends and family. It could not…   read more of “Zuiderdam and…”

Recent Posts

Zuiderdam Donates to Puerto Limon’s Rotary Club

Zuiderdam Donates to Puerto Limon’s Rotary Club

On December 10th, during our visit to Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, the Zuiderdam donated eight computer screens, a printer and 10 boxes of clothing donations from the crew. The Zuiderdam and MTN worked together in donating the computer screens to local schools in need near Puerto Limon. These computer screens were replaced by eight new…   read more of “Zuiderdam Donates…”

Zuiderdam Ruggers Scrum Down in Curaçao

Zuiderdam Ruggers Scrum Down in Curaçao

During the Zuiderdam’s call at Curaçao on December 7th their Rugby team the Zulu Warriors traveled to the Voetbal Club Willemstad to take on the Wara-Wara Curaçao Rugby Club. The teams spent the afternoon battling it out with both teams being victorious. A picnic lunch and refreshments were enjoyed by all! The Zulu Warriors needed…   read more of “Zuiderdam Ruggers…”

Thank You Holland America, Capt. Turner for a Terrific Cruise!

Thank You Holland America, Capt. Turner for a Terrific Cruise!

Guests Adam, Nicole and Michele Bergman sent us this note and photos from their recent cruise aboard Zuiderdam. Dear Holland America Line and Captain Turner of ms Zuiderdam: Thank you for a wonderful vacation to the Panama Canal (Nov. 23-Dec. 3). We thoroughly enjoyed the ports, professional and courteous service, wonderful entertainment, and of course,…   read more of “Thank You Holland…”

Zuiderdam Making Children Smile One Toy at a Time

Zuiderdam Making Children Smile One Toy at a Time

During the Zuiderdam’s call to Curaçao on November 27th, Captain Christopher Turner, officers and crew, along with Santa and Mrs. Claus, spent the afternoon with 163 orphans, distributing presents and entertaining them with a holiday carnival. From face painting to bowling, the crew of the Zuiderdam created some very special holiday memories for all to…   read more of “Zuiderdam Making…”

Happy Birthday Captain Turner!

Happy Birthday Captain Turner!

On the evening of November 29th, Captain Christopher Turner was surprised by his staff and officers with a delicious birthday cake and warm wishes. Everyone waited in the Captain’s corner of the crow’s nest to greet and wish Captain Turner a very Happy Birthday with three cheers. Champagne and a delicious chocolate cake was enjoyed…   read more of “Happy Birthday…”

Cause for Celebration on Zuiderdam

Cause for Celebration on Zuiderdam

The crew of the Zuiderdam were given a “Congratulations Crew Party” in November. There are two main reasons for the party; firstly, we had successfully passed our U.S. Coast Guard inspection. Secondly, we are the first ship this Caribbean season to achieve a perfect rating for a 10-day cruise. A big thank you to all…   read more of “Cause for…”

HAL Cruise Was Good for Mental, Physical Health

HAL Cruise Was Good for Mental, Physical Health

Sue Khoury sent us this note and photos from her recent cruise aboard Zuiderdam. Dear Captain Turner and Zuiderdam Crew, Please allow me to express our gratitude to you for the most wonderful vacation my Jim and I have ever had together. Our 10-day (24 Oct-3 Nov) cruise/adventure into the Panama Canal and to the…   read more of “HAL Cruise Was Good…”