MS Zaandam in Honolulu

Zaandam in Honolulu

Holland America Cruise Line’s MS Zaandam paid Honolulu a port call early yesterday morning. She is one of the frequent cruise ships that sail in and out of the islands during the fall and winter seasons. She was last spotted by this photographer in Honolulu on January 30, 2011.

MS Zaandam is 777 ft. long, weighs more than 61,300 tons, has 10 decks and can carry up to 1,432 passengers. She has a crew contingent of 615. Top cruising speed is 23 knots or 26 mph.

She leaves Honolulu at 2300 hours tonight. Her next stop is Nawiliwili, Kauai.

Previous photos of MS Zaandam in Hawaii:

MS Zaandam 1-30-2011

Honolulu, January 30, 2011.

Holland America's Zaandam

Spotted in Hilo, October 2010.


Melvin Ah Ching is a photographer, consultant, blogger, desktop publisher, and computer enthusiast living and working in Hawaii. The Hawaii Files have been online since 2006.