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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Rotterdam

Rotterdam travel42 Professional Ship Review

Completed in 1997, the Rotterdam measures 59,652 tons and is the sixth 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 sole 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, include marginally more space per passenger, addit...

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