travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Noordam

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Introduction and History

The 82,318-ton Noordam, along with Zuiderdam, Oosterdam and Westerdam, make up Holland America Line's (HAL) Vista-class quartet, entering service between late 2002 and early 2006. Although the four ships share much in common, the Noordam is larger and far more toned down than the jazzy Zuiderdam.

Three Noordams have preceded the current one: The first entered service in 1902 and lasted into the 1920s; the se...

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OCG Class
Year Built2006
Year Last Refurbished2017
Capacity1,972 passengers
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