travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Zaandam

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Introduction and History

Completed in 2000, this cruise liner from Holland America measures about 61,000 tons and can carry 1,432 passengers and a crew of 647.

Officers are Dutch, and the staff is Filipino and Indonesian. While similar in design to the 1999-built Volendam, this one and its sister are slightly larger than the earlier Statendam-class ships.

Routes and Itineraries

The Zaandam is a good, reliable choice for mainstream cruising in attractive surround...

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OCG Class
Year Built2000
Year Last Refurbished2017
Capacity1,432 passengers

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