travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Maasdam

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Introduction and History

This Holland America Line (HAL) ship, launched in late 1993, is the fifth ship to bear this name. It is a tribute to the line's classic tradition, incorporating a wealth of classic and contemporary art and artifacts.

Like its siblings, the Maasdam is an elegant, spacious, Italian-built vessel that looks more like an ocean liner of old than many of today's ungainly, bunker-style cruise ships. It registers 55,575 tons and extends 719 feet. Most office...

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OCG Class
Year Built1993
Year Last Refurbished2018
Capacity1,258 passengers