Zuiderdam Cruise Ship

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Zuiderdam class cruise ships ship itinerary, information & images.

CLASS

CRUISE SHIP

ENT/SERVICE

2002

BUILT

FINCANTIERI / MARGHERA / ITALY

WEIGHT

85,000 TONS

LENGTH

951 FEET

WIDTH

106 FEET

SPEED

24 KNOTS - DIESEL ELECTRIC ENGINES

Zuiderdam was the first of six cruise ships in this class built for the Holland America Line. Oosterdam entered service in 2003, Westerdam 2004, Noordam 2006 , Eurodam 2008 and Nieuw Amsterdam 2010. This class of cruise ship followed the two 65,000-ton Volendam class that entered service in 1999 and 2000. These five sisters are the first Holland America Line ships to be classed as large cruise ships.

Zuiderdam has 11 decks, 3 pools, 9 bars, cinema, casino, fitness center, three-story theatre, 788 outside cabins with most having balconies, 128 inside cabins, can carry 1,848 passengers and a crew of 1,000. This class of cruise ship is also fitted with gas turbine engines to back up their main diesel engines. The gas turbines are mainly used while entering or leaving ports as they give off fewer emissions.

Zuiderdam's Itinerary is from Fort Lauderdale - Bahamas, Caribbean & Panama Canal, Mediterranean cruises from a number of ports, and north Europe cruises out of Copenhagen. Reviews.

Oosterdam's Itinerary is out of Vancouver - Alaska, Fort Lauderdale - Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, and Mediterranean from a number of ports. Reviews.

Westerdam's Itinerary is from Fort Lauderdale - Caribbean & Panama Canal, Seattle - Alaska, and San Diego - Hawaii. Reviews.

Noordam's Itinerary is out of Vancouver - Alaska, and Australia & New Zealand. Reviews.

Eurodam's Itinerary is from Fort Lauderdale - Caribbean, Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, and the Mediterranean. Reviews.

Nieuw Amsterdam's Itinerary is out of Fort Lauderdale - Eastern & Western Caribbean, and Mediterranean cruises out of Venice and Barcelona. Reviews.

Website: www.hollandamerica.com.

Zuiderdam image

Above: Zuiderdam at Grannd Turk Large Image.

Oosterdam small Nieuw Amsterdam image

Oosterdam Large Image

Nieuw Amsterdam Large Image