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In late 1997, this vessel - the sixth in Holland America's history to bear the name Rotterdam - replaced its predecessor of the same name as Holland America's flagship. The old S/S Rotterdam was retired after 38 years of service. Still a mid-sized ship by today's standards, M/S Rotterdam is deployed on world-wide itineraries.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Stephen Johnson

    56 to 65 2nd Cruise Grand Capitals of Europe

    Departure Date May 19, 1999 Antwerp, Harwich My spouse and I sailed Holland America’s Rotterdam VI on a twelve day ‘Grand Capitals of Europe’ tour. We have only been on more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • J Keith Cook

    56 to 65 First Cruise Ft Lauderdale, San Juan, Aruba, Columbia,

    I was the Protestant Chaplain on board, but was not paid, which is just fine.   It is a courtesy service provided by the cruise line to those of its passengers who are interested, and more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • Senior Cruiser 75 20 Transatlantic

    Having sailed on Holland America (Ryndam) several years ago, we were looking forward to the same level of service, food, and general atmosphere of a Holland American cruise. Unfortunately, we more

    34 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Holland America Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1320
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:1668
  • Inaugurated:1997
  • Space Ratio:45.2 / 35.8
  • Gross Tonnage:59,652gt
  • Crew:590
  • Length:778 ft. / 237 m