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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

Safety First for Ryndam Crew

Safety First for Ryndam Crew

Special thanks to Ryndam’s Safety Officer Andrew Barker for sharing this post. I was testing out ms Ryndam’s swimming pool disabled persons lift and 4th Officer Peter Philip Johannes Van Steenselen volunteered to lend a hand! Andrew Barker Safety Officer ms Ryndam

Recent Posts

140 Years Young: Ryndam Sets Sail

140 Years Young: Ryndam Sets Sail

Oct. 20, 1994: Ryndam, HAL’s third ‘S’-class ship, is christened at the port of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., before setting sail for her first Caribbean cruise. With a Dutch worldwide exploration theme, the decor of Ryndam features art and artifacts from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. At the heart of Ryndam is a three-story atrium…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”

Cruise Diary: Special Indonesian Luncheon

Cruise Diary: Special Indonesian Luncheon

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Here is their last post. Enjoy! The Netherlands, our home country, has a long history with Indonesia, and it just so happens that is the country where many of Ryndam’s crew…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Livorno, Italy

Cruise Diary: Livorno, Italy

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. As you know this cruise is nearly a copy of the one we did last year. We love the cities this particular cruise calls at. Our experiences have shown us that…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Sights of Monaco

Cruise Diary: Sights of Monaco

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. How lucky we were to find ourselves moored at the yacht harbor of Monaco early one morning. For half a day Ryndam was the largest yacht at port. Lucky us to…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Barbecue on Pool Deck

Cruise Diary: Barbecue on Pool Deck

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. On a late afternoon, while moored at Civitavecchia, HAL organized a barbecue on the pool deck. Both guest and crew enjoyed the gathering that included special drinks and desserts!

Cruise Diary: Trapani, Italy

Cruise Diary: Trapani, Italy

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Ryndam was moored a footstep away from the city center of Trapani. We had a walk through the city. Here are some pictures from our day.

Cruise Diary: Stromboli Volcano

Cruise Diary: Stromboli Volcano

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. These are the kind of days you take a cruise with Holland America for. Impressive to have seen the Stromboli volcano from the decks of Ryndam. We did it before on…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”