A perfect day for whale watching on the Pacific from the Zaandam aft deck. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

ZAANDAM – Voyage of the Damned – turned away from several ports has 200 sick and 4 in ship’s morgue FROM HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE: March 29, 2020, 9:38 PM PDT — Holland America Line can confirm that it was granted approval by the …

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Holland America logo on the funnel of the Zaandam. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

    It may not be fair to blame the Veendam for the Norovirus outbreak currently underway.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the vomiting and diarrhea disease commonly associated with cruise ships and nursing homes has been circulating in …

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