Restart of the Holland America line: other ships should return

After returning to service for the first time with a schedule in Alaska last July, Holland America Line currently has six ships sailing again with guests.

Continuing with its restart plans, the upscale Carnival-owned brand is set to add four more ships to its active fleet by mid-May.

Recommissioning in the Caribbean, West Coast and Panama Canal

For March, Holland America Line again sailed on six ships, offering cruises to the West Coast, Panama Canal, California, South Pacific, Caribbean and Hawaii.

Eurodam
100% Capacity: 2104
Date: In service since August 15, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale (USA)
Duration: 10 and 11 nights
Itinerary: Panama Canal and Southern Caribbean

Koningsdam
Capacity at 100%: 2,650
Date: In service since October 10, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: San Diego (USA)
Duration: 7 nights
Itinerary: Mexican Riviera and California Coast

Rotterdam (VII)
Capacity at 100%: 2,650
Date: In service since October 20, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale (USA)
Duration: 4 to 7 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean

New Statendam
Capacity at 100%: 2,650
Date: In service since November 21, 2021
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale (USA)
Duration: 10 and 11 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Eastern and Southern Caribbean

Zuiderdam
Capacity at 100%: 1,916

Date: December 23, 2021
Region: West Coast
Homeport: San Diego (USA)
Duration: 14 to 35 nights
Itinerary: Panama Canal and 35-night special cruise to Hawaii and Tahiti

New Amsterdam
Capacity at 100%: 2100
Date: In service since February 19, 2022
Region: Caribbean
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale (USA)
Duration: 7 nights
Itinerary: Bahamas, Western and Eastern Caribbean

Four more returning ships

As the summer season approaches, Holland America plans to relaunch service with four more ships by mid-May.

Here are the service resumption dates currently planned for the rest of the fleet:

Noordam
Capacity at 100%: 1,918
Date: April 24, 2022
Region: Panama Canal
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale (USA) to San Diego (USA)
Duration: 17 nights
Itinerary: Cartagena, Panama Canal, Panama City, Puerto Caldera, Corinto, Puerto Quetzal, Puerto Chiapas, Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Luas

osterdam
Capacity at 100%: 1,916
Date: May 8, 2022
Region: Mediterranean
Home port: Venice (Italy)
Duration: 12 nights
Itinerary: Katakolon, Piraeus, Ashdod, Haifa, Limassol, Rhodes, Chania and Argostoli

Zaandam
Capacity at 100%: 1,432
Date: May 12, 2022
Region: Canada and New England
Home port: Fort Lauderdale (USA) to Montreal (Canada)
Duration: 9 nights
Itinerary: Boston, Bar Harbor, Halifax, Sydney and Quebec

Volendam
Capacity at 100%: 1,432
Date: May 15, 2022
Region: Northern Europe
Home port: Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Duration: 14 nights
Itinerary: Stavanger, Flam, Alesund, Trondheim, Hammerfest, Honningsvag, Geiranger and Bergen

Westerdam
Capacity at 100%: 1,916
Date: June 12, 2022
Region: Alaska
Homeport: Seattle (USA)
Duration: 7 nights
Itinerary: Victoria, Ketchikan, Juneau, Hubbard Glacier and Sitka

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