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ms Veendam

ms Veendam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,350
Crew Members:
580
Gross Tonnage:
57,092 grt
Length:
719 feet
Maximum Speed:
22 knots
Dedicated:
January 1996
Godmother:
Actress Debbie Reynolds

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Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Until 1962, Havana was one of the most popular Caribbean destinations. And while today most Americans have never been to Cuba’s capital city, its name still evokes a set of specific images. From candy-colored vintage cars to smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes to cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals on the famous seaside Malecón, it’s no…   read more of “Explore the…”

Recent Posts

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for graceful mid-sized ships with a generous amount of personal space for guests as they cruise the world. Some cruisers might be surprised to learn that Holland America extends this roomy cruise experience to the promenade deck on five of our ships: Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Veendam and Volendam with our…   read more of “The Lanai: A Unique…”

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

10 New President’s Picks Cruises Highlight Orlando Ashford’s Favorites

They’re back! Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford is sharing 10 of his favorite cruises all over the world in our President’s Picks selections. Our well-traveled leader has explored the globe, and these cruises showcase ideal opportunities to become immersed in enriching experiences. From Cuba to Alaska to Australia, these exciting itineraries range from seven…   read more of “10 New…”

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam to Sail to Cuba Beginning in December 2017

Holland America Line’s ms Veendam to Sail to Cuba Beginning in December 2017

Holland America Line has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting with the Dec. 22, 2017, 12-day holiday cruise aboard ms Veendam. Holland America Line becomes Carnival Corporation’s third cruise line to be approved to sail to Cuba following the company’s historic inaugural sailings to the island last year. The…   read more of “Holland America…”

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start planning your next Holland America Line cruise! While for some travelers summer may conjure up images of beaches and tropical islands, others may want to opt for a more unique destination. Typically considered for Fall Foliage cruises, our Canada/New England itineraries…   read more of “Why Choose a Summer…”

2015 Pacific Ocean Pilot Rescue Earns Holland America Line an AMVER Award

2015 Pacific Ocean Pilot Rescue Earns Holland America Line an AMVER Award

The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented by the U.S. Coast…   read more of “2015 Pacific Ocean…”