ZUIDERDAM

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Registered Owner: HAL - Antillen N.V -USA       -     Operator: Holland - America Line - USA

First Vista ship out of a serie of 4.  Second ship bear this name. Her predecessor the Zuiderdam -I never sailed for HAL. Ordered in the late thirty's as one of the 4 sisterships NoordamII - ZaandamII - Zuiderdam and Westerdam. The Zuiderdam destroyed in WW-II just before she was finished by the yard Wilton-Feijenoord. Zuiderdam -I first Vista class ship for HAL

Entered service: 2002 - Converted: 2008 with extended aft decks - Gross tonnage: 83.318 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 1964- All berths: 2588 - Passenger decks: 11 - Length: 285,40 m.-  Beam: 32,25 m. - Draft: 7,8 m. - Powered by a Codag propulsion system consist of 5 diesel engines make Wärtsilä NSD 3x type 16ZAV40S and 2x type 12ZAV40S total output 51.940 kW. - 1 GE gasturbine type: LM2500PE output 15.400 kW.for electric board supply - Ship has two independent engine rooms - Propulsion: 2 ABB/Azipods drives 17.600 kW. each at 160 rpm. - Service speed: 22 knots - Max speed 24,2 knots -  Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no: 6075 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: The Netherlands - Homeport: Rotterdam

       Zuiderdam is the first Holland America Line ship to use a CODAG propulsion arrangement. Like the three sisterships.
           Passenger Space Ratio at all berths: 32.57
          
Passenger Space Ratio lower beds: 42.42

Strange funnel lay-out due to 2 separate engine rooms

Sisterships:  Oosterdam - Westerdam  and Noordam.

ALL EXTERIOR IMAGES ARE BEFORE CONVERSION

  During drydock in  2008 at Fincantieri - Palermo. The upper rear decks are extended. All remaining Vista-ships get the same modification.


With Extended aft decks and front deckhouse.

All interior images courtesy Holland-America Line

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