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A survey of the Aegean Sea

A survey of the Aegean Sea

An extensive survey is being done on the mural Aegean Sea in the Grand Ballroom on the ss Rotterdam. The artist Cuno van den Steene created the mural in 1959. After a restoration in 2007 several damages were caused by the use of the Grand Ballroom through the years....

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Flagship store ss Rotterdam

Flagship store ss Rotterdam

The ss Rotterdam by WestCord Hotels has opened a temporarily Flagship store in the Beurs traverse in Rotterdam. It is meant to attract visitors. The store is open daily. Pictures made by Klaas Krijnen

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The ss Rotterdam re-opens

The ss Rotterdam re-opens

Good news about the ss Rotterdam! Hotel-bookings on the ship can be made. Even a cruise-at-the-quay is possible. From June 1 the restaurants and terraces are open on Lido and Upper-promenade deck. More information on the special page on ss Rotterdam by WestCord Hotels...

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Conservation and restoration on the ss Rotterdam

Conservation and restoration on the ss Rotterdam

Students of the department Conservation and restoration of the University of Amsterdam had a workshop on the ss Rotterdam. The workshop was called ‘Identification of materials and damages, preventive conservation and first aid’. Their specialities were:...

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ss Rotterdam 10 years open

ss Rotterdam 10 years open

10 years ago, on February 15 2010 the ss Rotterdam opened her doors for the public. WestCord Hotels, celebrates this jubilee with a program you can find on: ss Rotterdam 10 years open It was a cold winters day. Pictures taken by Klaas Krijnen

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Examining art, interior and pictures

Examining art, interior and pictures

During the past two weeks students of the University of Amsterdam examined art, interior and pictures on the ss Rotterdam. As a part of the master Conservation and restoration of Cultural heritage the university organized together with the Cultural heritage Agency a...

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The Christmas star is back again

The Christmas star is back again

Our volunteers have restored the traditional Christmas star. Like in the old days the star is shining between the smoke stacks. Picture Klaas Krijnen The restored star has been mounted. Picture Koos Sanderse Our volunteer Ton Lenselink and his collegues have spent...

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ss Rotterdam A world class heritage

ss Rotterdam A world class heritage

On November 26 Nico Guns presented to Jennifer Westers the first copy of the book ‘ss Rotterdam A world class heritage’. This book is a translated and extended version of a previous Dutch edition. It is for sale in the Lynbaanshop on board and in bookshops...

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Ocean Wine Bar

Ocean Wine Bar

During November the Ocean Bar has been transformed into the Ocean Wine Bar. We took part in de process by giving advise about furniture and restoring the cupboards behind the bar. Some of the doors of the cupboards were missing and the decoration had been damaged...

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