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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

Westerdam & Zuiderdam at Vancouver

Westerdam & Zuiderdam at Vancouver

Thought you might like to see these. Westerdam (left) and Zuiderdam were both at Canada Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 9. Loril Vancouver, B.C.

Recent Posts

Video: Around Glacier Bay in Half a Minute

Editor’s note: Today Holland America Line has five ships in Alaska and one on the way: Amsterdam is at Juneau, Ryndam is at Skagway, Statendam is cruising the Inside Passage, Zaandam is cruising Galcier Bay, Zuiderdam is cruising Tracy Arm and Westerdam is en route to Glacier Bay from Seattle. We’ve been saving this post…   read more of “Video: Around…”

Accolades for Holland America Line

We received this nice note from recent guests aboard Zuiderdam. I had written previously that we were expecting a wonderful cruise on Zuiderdam. Well, it surpassed all of our expectations. Never has the service on HAL been more attentive without being obtrusive. Your concierges May and Arve were the best ever, and went out of…   read more of “Accolades for…”

Captain’s Log: Cuban Air Patrol

Captain’s Log: Cuban Air Patrol

Aboard Zuiderdam Today as we rounded the west point of Cuba we were inspected by the local air patrol unit. After a thorough inspection of the portside bridge wing console we were escorted in the direction of Fort Lauderdale. I do believe Castro is getting a little hawkish. I shot the picture above. The two…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Living the Crew Life

Life on board is a different way of living from what most people experience. We need to learn how to live in a small space, no matter how large the ship may be. Unusual as it is for crew, we cruise consultants have a passenger cabin, albeit an inside one. I was most concerned about…   read more of “Living the Crew…”

We Love Holland America!!!

We Love Holland America!!!

Please note the attachment which shows my husband Carl Bagwell and myself (Nadine) on our first Holland America cruise. I don’t know where the years have gone, except we are still loving and living together and will take our 50th anniversary trip on Holland America. WHAT A WAY TO CELEBRATE!! 🙂 We are as excited…   read more of “We Love Holland…”