Rotterdam VII retraces Holland America Line’s first cruise back in 1872

Rotterdam VII

As Holland America Line prepares for its 150th Anniversary in 2023, the cruise line is kicking off a year of celebrations with a special transatlantic crossing. Saturday, October 15 the Rotterdam V11 departs Rotterdam and Holland America Line is organizing an official send-off moment on Wilhelminapier for the residents of Rotterdam. No city has such […]

Mercy Ships presents newest hospital ship in Rotterdam

Global Mercy is the newest hospital ship from Mercy Ships

The Rotterdam-based Mercy Ships is an international medical aid organization that provides underprivileged people in the poorest developing countries with free medical care. Their newest hospital ship, the Global Mercy, will dock in the port of Rotterdam on Saturday 26 February.  The Global Mercy is the largest civilian hospital ship in the world. When it […]

Cruise Terminal Rotterdam lights up for Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. To raise awareness of the impact of this disease the iconic arches of the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam will be illuminated in the distinctive pink colour of the Pink Ribbon until 31 October. Those who drive over the Erasmus Bridge to the south will spot the five arches light up […]