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WESTERDAM, HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISES

MS Westerdam is a Vista Class cruise ship owned by Holland America Line. She is the third ship of the class to be operated by the line, as well as being the third ship to bear the moniker Westerdam. It is sister to MS OosterdamMS Zuiderdam, and MS Noordam. The prefixes of the four ships' names represent the four directions of the compass in Dutch.

General characteristics (as built)

Class and type:Vista class cruise ship

Tonnage:81,811 GT

Length:936 ft (285.3 m)

Beam:105.8 ft (32.2 m)

Decks:11 passenger decks

Propulsion:Diesel-electricABB Azipods

Speed:

  • 24 knots (44 km/h; 28 mph) (maximum)
  • 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph) (service)

Capacity:1,848 passengers

Crew:800

Earlier Event: February 8
NORWEGIAN STAR, NCL
Later Event: February 24
NORWEGIAN STAR, NORWEGIAN CRUISES