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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

HAL Ships Unite to Help Haiti

HAL Ships Unite to Help Haiti

Noordam Hotel Manager Mark Pells shared this note and amazing photos of the HAL family uniting to help the earthquake survivors in Haiti. With the help of the Westerdam, Zuiderdam, Eurodam and Ryndam teams, the Noordam officers, the Seattle-based corporate staff and a host of others, we landed well over 17,000 pounds of food, clothing…   read more of “HAL Ships Unite to…”

Recent Posts

Meet Ryndam’s Deck Officers

Meet Ryndam’s Deck Officers

Many people call a cruise ship a “floating hotel,” but without the Deck and Technical departments, Ryndam would be on a cruise to nowhere, going nowhere! This month we take you onto the Bridge and introduce you to some of the people in the Deck Department who make it happen — whether it’s steering the…   read more of “Meet Ryndam’s…”

‘Scalextric Racing’ on Ryndam

‘Scalextric Racing’ on Ryndam

Captain Rowden and crew members on the Ryndam recently had an evening of games called “Crew Game Night” in the crew mess room. The evening gave the crew members an opportunity to play a variety of games including table tennis, table football, darts, cards, pool, play station gaming, chess and more. The highlight of the…   read more of “‘Scalextric…”

Ryndam Crew Prepares for USCG Inspection

Ryndam Crew Prepares for USCG Inspection

In preparation for the quarterly U.S. Coast Guard inspection, Ryndam’s crew have been going through a series of drills and oral instructions ranging from fire and safety to security. During the recent instructions held on board in the ship’s marshaling area, crew members had the opportunity to embark an inflated life raft and learn the…   read more of “Ryndam Crew…”

Ryndam Spreads Holiday Cheer in Costa Maya

Ryndam Spreads Holiday Cheer in Costa Maya

Douglas Hernandez, Ryndam’s hotel manager, shared with us this note and photos from the ship’s holiday gift program in Costa Maya, Mexico. Ryndam hosted the Florida Caribbean Gift Program while in Costa Maya, Mexico, bringing the joy of Christmas to 234 under-privileged children in foster homes or institutions where holiday gifts would not ordinarily be…   read more of “Ryndam Spreads…”

Ryndam’s Dazzling Christmas Village At-Sea

Ryndam’s Dazzling Christmas Village At-Sea

Douglas Hernandez, Ryndam’s hotel manager, shared this note and photos from the ship’s ‘ultimate Christmas village at-sea’ and dazzling holiday decorations. Our vision for the Christmas village was to replicate a small village in Konstanz near the border of Austria and Germany. Our village consists of 13 houses, two churches, one tunnel, one lake, one…   read more of “Ryndam’s…”

She’s Seeing Stars on HAL

She’s Seeing Stars on HAL

Ellen White sent us this photo of a T-shirt she is decorating with a star each time she sails on Holland America Line. That’s all she sent — the photo. So we wrote her back and asked for some additional information. It turns out she has a very interesting story. I’m a very enthusiastic almost…   read more of “She’s Seeing…”