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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

A Postcard of Ryndam

A Postcard of Ryndam

Special thanks to HAL guests Marilyn & Charlie for sending in this great photo from their cruise on Ryndam.

Recent Posts

An Artistic Expression of Gratitude for Adagio Strings

An Artistic Expression of Gratitude for Adagio Strings

HAL guests Arthur and Barbara Ovalle sent in a very original post for us. Here’s a great sketch of Adagio Strings, Ryndam’s string quartet. Thanks! We had the privilege of listening to Adagio Strings, Nadia, Lili, Alesia and Elena, on the Ryndam this past November 30. Here they are sketched by yours truly! Enjoy! —…   read more of “An Artistic…”

Officers Happily Celebrate Graduation

Officers Happily Celebrate Graduation

Here are Ryndam’s deck officers celebrating their graduation from HAL University. Congrats! Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

Snapshots of Gorgeous Beaches

Snapshots of Gorgeous Beaches

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite beach photos, and we got some breathtaking shots. Enjoy! Here is my beach picture, shot just last Thursday at Half Moon Cay, 11/17/11. The Ryndam on the left and the Eurodam on the right. — Bob Deffenbaugh:

Ryndam Anchored at Kotor, Montenegro

Ryndam Anchored at Kotor, Montenegro

Special thanks to HAL guest Larry S. for sending in this breathtaking photo from his recent cruise on Ryndam. I recently returned from a very enjoyable cruise on the Ryndam. My favorite port was Kotor, Montenegro for its magnificent scenery. This is a picture of the Ryndam anchored in the Bay of Kotor, as seen…   read more of “Ryndam Anchored at…”

Video: Ryndam Crew Members Perform With Love

HAL Mariners and frequent blog contributors Cees and Yvon Kloppenburg submitted this video they created while on board Ryndam to an Indonesian media outlet. Enjoy! We love the Indonesian and Filipino crew members we meet during our cruises with Holland America Line. It’s great how they serve us and in my opinion they have a…   read more of “Video: Ryndam Crew…”

Fun with Friends in Bergen

Fun with Friends in Bergen

This photo was given to me by Guest Relations Manager Iris Knubben. It was taken in Bergen, Norway on a beautiful sunny day. Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

A HAL Get Together at Monte Carlo

A HAL Get Together at Monte Carlo

Thanks to HAL guest Gerrit for sending in this photo and note from a recent cruise aboard Ryndam. With so many HAL ships nowadays, it’s almost business as usual to see two HAL ships at the same port. In the old days it was quite a happening when two of them met, either on the…   read more of “A HAL Get Together…”