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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

Ryndam Arrives at Malta

Ryndam Arrives at Malta

Special thanks to Andrew Barker, Ryndam’s safety officer, for sending in this post and great photo. The Ryndam looked immaculate as it was arriving at Valletta, Malta, on a beautiful morning, the day before the Maltese air show got underway. Rehearsing overhead was a 1942 Super Marine Spitfire, performing dramatic rolls and entering the harbor…   read more of “Ryndam Arrives at…”

Recent Posts

Cruise Diary: Cagliari Cathedral

Cruise Diary: Cagliari Cathedral

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. Climbing a steep hill is the way to find the most historic sites of Cagliari. It is a climb of about a little more than half an hour to reach the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

140 Years Young: Pinnacle Grill is Introduced

140 Years Young: Pinnacle Grill is Introduced

Oct. 5, 2002: The Pinnacle Grill, HAL’s alternative restaurant concept, is introduced on Statendam and Ryndam. The Pinnacle Grill features fresh seafood and an extensive, world-class wine list, and offers an elegant dining experience. During the next two years, the concept is expanded onto the rest of the ships.

Cruise Diary: Chocolate Dessert Extravaganza

Cruise Diary: Chocolate Dessert Extravaganza

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. Once on every cruise the chocolate dessert extravaganza is presented. It’s an event no one wants to miss. Ryndam‘s patisserie chef and his team did their best to make a beautiful…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Sights of Palma de Mallorca

Cruise Diary: Sights of Palma de Mallorca

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are disembarking back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on Ryndam today. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog so we’ll continue to post their diary entries. This is our second visit to Palma de Mallorca on this trip since we combined two cruises. Going ashore you will always see things…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Cellar Master’s Dinner

Cruise Diary: Cellar Master’s Dinner

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. If you think you’ve experienced it all when it comes to food served on Holland America ships, book the Cellar Master’s Dinner. The cellar master serves extraordinary dishes…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Barcelona, Spain

Cruise Diary: Barcelona, Spain

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. Barcelona is a fascinating city which never sleeps. Although it is our fourth visit with Holland America, we have been there for short holidays at least 25 times….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Rabat and Casablanca

Cruise Diary: Rabat and Casablanca

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. Continuing our shore excursion, the Imperial City of Rabat, we visited Mausoleum of Mohammed V, a fortified cemetery built in the 14th century where former kings of Morocco…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Rabat…”