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Drive thru next to the ss Rotterdam

Drive thru next to the ss Rotterdam

The ss Rotterdam of WestCord Hotels has opened a succesful Drive thru next to the ship. After ordering your meal you can drive along different scenes in containers on the route. You are also welcome for a cup of coffee or a snack. For more information please check...

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Maintenance on the ss Rotterdam

Maintenance on the ss Rotterdam

Due to the corona measures there is time to do a lot of maintenance on interior and decks of the ss Rotterdam. Deckhouses have been cleaned, decks have been hogged and railing is being varnished. The ss Rotterdam invites you for the coming season (pictures taken by...

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Valentine on the ss Rotterdam

Valentine on the ss Rotterdam

Due to St.Valentine’s day smoke stacks and radar mast of the ss Rotterdam colour red. Check the website WestCord ss Rotterdam for special offers. Picture by Jan Egberts Pictures by Maarten Krijnen

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Winter on the ss Rotterdam

Winter on the ss Rotterdam

Wintry weather offers good opportunities for nice pictures of the ss Rotterdam in the Maashaven in Rotterdam. Hotel guests can enjoy their stay on the ship. Please check Website WestCord ss Rotterdam Picture by Jan Egberts Pictures by Maarten...

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First world cruise ss Rotterdam

First world cruise ss Rotterdam

60 years ago the ss Rotterdam made her first world cruise. She departed from New York for a 77-day cruise. A tradition started when in the years before the ss Statendam of 1957 made world cruises. Till 1997 the ss Rotterdam made 29 world cruises in eastern and western...

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The traditional Christmas Star is back !

The traditional Christmas Star is back !

Today our volunteers remounted the traditional Christmas Star between the smokestacks. The ss Rotterdam is ready for Christmas! pictures by Koos Sanderse Picture by Maarten Krijnen pictures by Jan Egberts

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Start pilot-restoration of the mural Aegean Sea

Start pilot-restoration of the mural Aegean Sea

Restorator Willianne van der Sar of Color & Conservation has started the pilot-restoration of the mural Aegean Sea in the Grand Ballroom on the ss Rotterdam. The pilot is a continuation of an extended survey of the mural that was executed last summer. The pilot...

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The ss Rotterdam during lock down

The ss Rotterdam during lock down

Due to the corona-measures the access to the ss Rotterdam is restricted. Only hotel guests are welcome. Coffee-to-go and snacks are available on the quay. In a drive thru take-away-service for meals is available on the quay. For more information check website ss...

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Volunteers at work on the ss Rotterdam

Volunteers at work on the ss Rotterdam

Our volunteers have made themselves useful again. The Christmas star that traditionally decorates the smokestacks has been repared, als well as one of the handles of the starboard telegraph on the bridge that has been demolished by a visitor. In our museum on Bridge...

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Red Alert on the ss Rotterdam

Red Alert on the ss Rotterdam

The ss Rotterdam takes part in the Red Alert campaign, to make clear that event locations suffer under the deminishing number of bookings as a consequence of the Covid-19 measures. Event organizers should visit event locations to experience the range of posibilities....

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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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