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Ryndam

Ryndam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,260
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
55,819 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
October 1994; re-launched October 2004
Godmother:
Madeleine Arison

Latest Post

Ryndam Holds Tender Driver Course

Ryndam Holds Tender Driver Course

In Norway, a tender driver course was held on board Ryndam. You can see the concentration in Quartermaster Cholief’s face as he practices maneuvering alongside the ship! — Andrew Barker, Ryndam’s safety officer

Recent Posts

Ryndam’s Biggest Loser

Ryndam’s Biggest Loser

Congratulations to HAL Cats Band Leader Tim Daugherty for winning Ryndam’s recent Biggest Loser competition! Ray is Ryndam’s Human Resources Clerk.

Ryndam Postcards from Oslo Fjords

Ryndam Postcards from Oslo Fjords

Thanks to HAL guest Leslie for sending in these pictures from his recent Ryndam cruise. Day one — At sea. Out in the north sea which was a strange kind of blue instead of the grey color it normally is. — Leslie

HAL Makes First Call at Ulvik, Norway

HAL Makes First Call at Ulvik, Norway

On May 11th, ms Ryndam made the first-ever stop by a Holland America Line ship at Ulvik, Norway, located on the left of the three small fjords at the end of Hardangerfjord. The ships also call at Eidfjord, located a short distance away on the right fjord, but this was a maiden port for the…   read more of “HAL Makes First…”

Mother Nature at its Best in Norway

Mother Nature at its Best in Norway

We just arrived home from an action packed week aboard the Ryndam visiting Oslo and the Fjords. The weather was a bit of everything Mother Nature could throw at us but we all survived and enjoyed what we could and made the most of every situation. Maybe they should move the Christmas House from Drøbak…   read more of “Mother Nature at…”

140 Years Young: Beginning of a Tradition

140 Years Young: Beginning of a Tradition

1883: Ten years after Holland America Line was founded, the “dam” suffix was officially adopted for the names of HAL passenger ships. It is a tradition that is still being honored today. Most of the HAL ships are named after cities in Holland or the dams that cross many of The Netherlands’ rivers and allow…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”

Ryndam Crew Take a Break for Some R&R

Ryndam Crew Take a Break for Some R&R

A spa promotion was offered in Ryndam’s crew area and some officers and crew members decided to indulge in a relaxing massage. Ryndam’s Chief Engineer Marco sent in a picture of two lucky guys.