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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

Cruise Diary: Livorno, Italy

Cruise Diary: Livorno, Italy

In the middle of the night as Ryndam sailed to Livorno, I looked out of my stateroom window and with the moonlight and waves passing, I saw in the distance, lights that looked like cruise ship lights. Suddenly I saw the search lights from our ship and from the other one over the water. I…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Sail-Away from Kotor

Cruise Diary: Sail-Away from Kotor

Sailing away from Kotor included two hours of scenic cruising through the Bay of Kotor. Halfway through the scenic cruising, we saw two churches on islands in the middle of the bay. Ryndam took a 360-degree turn to give us a fabulous view. This is the type of scenery HAL guests can expect to see…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

Cruise Diary: Kotor, Montenegro

I think most of Ryndam passengers were still sleeping when the ship entered the Bay of Kotor. For about two hours we witnessed beautiful scenery before the ship docked and we were very excited to explore the town once daylight approached.

Cruise Diary: Brindisi, Italy

Cruise Diary: Brindisi, Italy

Looking out at the city of Brindisi from our stateroom window, we didn’t really know what to expect from this port. But we left the ship feeling great because we know that Holland America line always finds the best destinations for its guest.

Cruise Diary: Behind the Scenes

Cruise Diary: Behind the Scenes

Recently we were allowed to have a unique look behind the scenes at the day to day things that take place on Ryndam. Do you wonder how your steak got on the dining room table, where your bottle of water is coming from or why you have clean linen each day in your stateroom? Below…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Ryndam at Trapani, Italy

Ryndam at Trapani, Italy

Peter Tukker, Ryndam’s safety, environmental and health officer, sent in these great pictures from Ryndam’s recent call at Trapani, Italy. Enjoy!

Breathtaking Sunsets from Ryndam

Breathtaking Sunsets from Ryndam

Thanks to HAL guests Rineke and Peter for sending in these beautiful pictures. Here are some nice sunset pictures, taken during our Panama cruise on MS Ryndam September 2010 between Cayman and Tampa. — Rineke and Peter