MS Noordam (in Dutch Noord = North) is a member of Holland America Line's Vista class. The ship was christened on February 22 2006 in New York City by the actress Marlee Matlin. Noordam is a sister ship of MS Oosterdam MS Westerdam MS Zuiderdam and P&O Cruises' MS Arcadia (originally ordered by the HAL but sold to P&O). All of the HAL ships in the Vista class are named for the four compass points.
Builders of the MS Noordam are Fincantieri and Italy.