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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

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Recent Posts

Ryndam Team Building on Low Ropes Course

Ryndam Team Building on Low Ropes Course

The Pinnacle Grill and Image Creator Teams participated in a low ropes course team building activity hosted by the human resources manager earlier this month. The tasks they were asked to do helped them overcome challenges while building trust, communication and team building. The goal was to recognize that even though we are all independents…   read more of “Ryndam Team…”

Ryndam Postcards from Mexico

Ryndam Postcards from Mexico

Here are two photos from our long leisurely days in Mexico. Special thanks to Ryndam’s Neptune Band Leader Peter John Nickalls for these amazing photos. Verlie Nelson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

Warming Up with Some Pea Soup

Warming Up with Some Pea Soup

Thanks to guests Barbara & Walter Brien for sending in this fun post. Here are Barbara and Great Adventure Tour Guide Dick Ashcraft on the ms Ryndam in Glacier Bay, Alaska, in August 2010. They were enjoying pea soup on a very chilly day.

Beautiful Butterflies in Key West, Florida

Beautiful Butterflies in Key West, Florida

The crew of the Ryndam are fortunate enough to call Key West as one of their ports of calls. This port houses a wonderful Butterfly Conservatory. A few of the crew took a nice walk through Key West, stopping to see Highway 95’s Mile Marker 0 and the southernmost tip of the United States, to…   read more of “Beautiful…”

Tying the Knot Holland America Style

Tying the Knot Holland America Style

Special thanks to HAL’s on-board Sales Coordinator Sara Morrison for sending us this lovely post about Matt and Megan, future cruise consultants on board Ryndam. They met, they fell in love, and they got married at a little chapel…Holland America style. Matt and Megan are the future cruise consultants currently working onboard the ms Ryndam…   read more of “Tying the Knot…”

Club HAL Celebrates Christmas with the Kids

Club HAL Celebrates Christmas with the Kids

Here’s more pictures from the Ryndam Holidays! On Christmas Eve, Club HAL kids and tweens got a special visit from Pirate Kelly, the Ryndam’s event manager. She read them a special pirate version of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” All of the children loved her visit! After, they had another special visit from an elf…   read more of “Club HAL Celebrates…”

Welcoming the New Year on Ryndam

Welcoming the New Year on Ryndam

Thanks to HAL guest Liliana C. Clark for sending in the following note and pictures from her recent cruise with her husband and daughter. The family celebrated New Year’s on board the Ryndam. Enjoy! Our names are Waldemar H. Clark, Jr., Liliana C. Clark and our daughter, Christina M. Clark. We celebrated the New Year…   read more of “Welcoming the New…”