travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Rotterdam

Rotterdam travel42 Professional Ship Review

Completed in 1997, the Rotterdam measures 59,855 tons and is the sixth Holland America Line (HAL) ship to bear this famous name.

A few design elements recall the previous Rotterdam (1959-1997), but it's basically a new ship, built to conform to the company's largely homogeneous fleet. The exception is the much smaller, 37,845-ton Prinsendam.

Features that set the Rotterdam apart from the Statendam class, enough for the Rotterdam to qualify as HAL's flagship, inc...

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