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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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Postcards of Zuiderdam from Aruba

Postcards of Zuiderdam from Aruba

Geene, Statendam’s crew purser, sent this these photos of Zuiderdam sailing into Aruba, to the right is P&O’s Artemis.

Recent Posts

Zuiderdam vs. Statendam Football Challenge in Aruba

Zuiderdam vs. Statendam Football Challenge in Aruba

On Nov. 16th, Zuiderdam and Statendam squared off for the first time in Aruba on the football pitch. It was a great outing for both teams, but only one team could emerge victorious and the good news is that Zuiderdam won 4–0! Darryl Jones is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Sunset From Zuiderdam

Sunset From Zuiderdam

Alexander Safonoff shared this gorgeous photo shot from his veranda aboard Zuiderdam on a cruise from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. If you have a favorite photo from a Holland America cruise, share it with us.

Zuiderdam’s Panama Canal Sunfarer Cruise

Zuiderdam’s Panama Canal Sunfarer Cruise

We received these great photos and note from a guest’s recent cruise aboard Zuiderdam. Dear Holland America Line: I was recently onboard the ms Zuiderdam for the 10-day Panama Canal Sunfarer Cruise. I had a great time and can’t wait to cruise again. Kudos to the entire crew and staff, especially our amazing cruise director,…   read more of “Zuiderdam’s…”

Zuiderdam Featured in ‘De Telegraf’

Zuiderdam Featured in ‘De Telegraf’

Zuiderdam Hotel Director Marco van Belleghem sent us this article published recently in Dutch newspaper “De Telegraf.” Since it’s very difficult to read the text, we have reproduced the article in Dutch along with an automated Google Internet translation below. ROUTE DU SOLEIL In twee weken tijd reizen over zowel de Atlantische als de Grote…   read more of “Zuiderdam Featured…”

Zuiderdam’s First ‘Dine With the Chef’ Night

Zuiderdam’s First ‘Dine With the Chef’ Night

During the repositioning cruise around to the Caribbean, the Zuiderdam hosted its first “Dine with the Chef” night. The event was held in the Culinary Arts Center, and guests enjoyed a meal cooked by our Executive Chef Robert Steel and his team. Darryl Jones is Zuiderdam’s crew purser.

Exploring Jerusalem

Exploring Jerusalem

I honestly didn’t know what to expect from our call at Jerusalem. Growing up Catholic I am very familiar with the stories and the significance of the place, but I never quite appreciated it fully until I was there. Yesterday, Rotterdam called on Ashdod, Israel, gateway to Jerusalem. Starting over a month ago, I organized…   read more of “Exploring…”