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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

Mariner’s Reception on Ryndam

Mariner’s Reception on Ryndam

Gerald Bernhoft, Holland America’s director of marketing for the Mariner’s Society, submitted these photos from a Mariner’s reception held on Ryndam during an April 2010 cruise to Vancouver, B.C., Canada. During the reception, Mariners were awarded special medallions commemorating their total number of days sailed.

Recent Posts

Postcards from a Ryndam Cruise

Postcards from a Ryndam Cruise

Joshua Greenfield recently sailed on a Caribbean cruise aboard Ryndam and he sent us some photos from his trip. Looks like he had a great time!

Ryndam Donates to the Guatemala Red Cross

Ryndam Donates to the Guatemala Red Cross

On March 24th, the Ryndam called into the sunny and tropical port of Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala, providing an exciting port of call experience for our guests on board. This also was a special day for some of our crew members who took part in the offloading and donation of high quality cans of…   read more of “Ryndam Donates to…”

Postcards from ms Ryndam

Postcards from ms Ryndam

HAL guest Jim Sykes shared with us this note and gorgeous photos from his recent cruise aboard Ryndam. Thanks Jim! My parents are frequent guests aboard the “dam” ships and even as I write this they are on their 24th cruise with Holland America. My wife and I took an opportunity to travel with them…   read more of “Postcards from ms…”

Texas Tenors Perform on Ryndam

Texas Tenors Perform on Ryndam

Kyle Kleyn van de Poll, Holland America Line’s Southwest Florida Business Development Manager, sent in this note and photo from a recent cruise aboard Ryndam. The Ryndam sailed out of Tampa, Fla., on February 25, for a three-day cruise to nowhere, right after her dry-dock. The Texas Tenors, who made their debut last year on…   read more of “Texas Tenors…”

Ryndam in Drydock for SOE Upgrades

Ryndam in Drydock for SOE Upgrades

I found this great photo taken of Ryndam by Andrew Barker during her three-week dry dock in Freeport, Bahamas. The ship underwent Signature of Excellence upgrades.

Rotterdam Makes Historic Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Rotterdam Makes Historic Trans-Atlantic Crossing

Rotterdam will sail an historic trans-Atlantic crossing from Rotterdam to New York in 2011. The news was revealed by Nico Bleichrodt, Holland America Line’s director of sales for Benelux and Germany, at a press conference in Rotterdam. The Rotterdam to New York crossing departing July 3 is a commemorative cruise, honoring the line’s former extensive…   read more of “Rotterdam Makes…”