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Volendam

Ship Facts

Registry:
The Netherlands
Passenger Capacity:
1,432
Crew Members:
615
Gross Tonnage:
61,214 grt
Length:
781 feet
Maximum Speed:
23 knots
Dedicated:
November 1999
Godmother:
Tennis Professional Chris Evert

Latest Post

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake, Part 2

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake, Part 2

Here are some more photos of Volendam‘s Chinese New Year celebration. Thanks to Hotel Director René Tuinman for sharing these! February 10 was the Chinese Lunar New Year and Volendam rang in the year of the snake in style with a grand celebration in the Show Lounge and accompanying decorations throughout the ship. The Show…   read more of “Volendam Welcomes…”

Recent Posts

Volendam’s Real Life Hero

Volendam’s Real Life Hero

A big token of gratitude is in order for Volendam Salon Manager Cynthia Ferguson who was presented with the “Life Saver Award” for saving a passenger’s life! Two cruises ago, she saved a guest’s life in the dining room by performing the Heimlich maneuver to stop her from choking. The guest wrote a letter to…   read more of “Volendam’s…”

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake

Guests on board Volendam got a special treat organized by the ship’s entertainment department — a Chinese New Year celebration! This is the year of the snake so the props and decorations were fitting to this theme. Here are some photos of the festive night!

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Digital Workshop: Fetch Files On Your PC

Special thanks to Volendam’s Techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Here is a great way to access files from a remote PC when you are traveling. If you have the SkyDrive desktop app for Windows installed on a PC, you can use the Fetch files feature to access all your…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Cruise Diary: Port Vila, Vanuatu

Cruise Diary: Port Vila, Vanuatu

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Port Vila, Vanuatu. We sailed into Port Vila very early in the morning. It was only an overnight sail from Fiji, but we…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Port…”

Cruise Diary: Suva, Fiji

Cruise Diary: Suva, Fiji

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Suva, Fiji. On our visit to Suva, Fiji, we had a tour out of town to see “Fantastic Fijian Fire Walkers”. We drove…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Suva,…”

Cruise Diary: American Samoa

Cruise Diary: American Samoa

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at American Samoa. When the Volendam docked in American Samoa we took a tour called “A Taste of Samoan Village Life” which included some…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”