Named for the Maas River in the Netherlands, the ms Maasdam is the fifth ship in Holland America Line's 140-year history to bear the name. At 720-feet, the ms Maasdam is designed to carry fewer guests while providing more space for maximum comfort.
Many staterooms feature commanding ocean views, and each suite has a private verandah. Featuring an interior motif that pays homage to the historical Dutch East and West India companies of the 17th through 19th centuries, the centerpiece of this elegant ship features Luciano Vistosi's "Totem," a monumental sculpture using nearly 2,000 glimmering pieces of glass, prominently displayed in a soaring three-story atrium.
- Ship's Registry: The Netherlands
- Passenger capacity: 1,258
- Crew members: 580
- Gross Tonnage: 55,575 grt.
- Length: 719 feet
- Beam: 101 feet
- Maximum speed: 22 knots
- Dedicated: December 1993, by actress June Allyson