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Volendam

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

Photo Diary: Sailing to Komodo Island

Photo Diary: Sailing to Komodo Island

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently on a Volendam voyage from Sydney to Singapore and is sharing photos of his trip with us.

Recent Posts

Photo Diary: Cairns, Queensland

Photo Diary: Cairns, Queensland

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently on a Volendam voyage from Sydney to Singapore and is sharing photos of his trip with us. Here are some from the ship’s call at Cairns, Queensland.

Volendam Becomes First HAL Ship to Call at Kangaroo Island

Volendam Becomes First HAL Ship to Call at Kangaroo Island

Special thanks to HAL’s Chris Martin for this photo of Volendam’s first-ever call at Kangaroo Island, Penneshaw, Australia. HAL’s interest in the island led to them build a new tender-landing facility to accommodate large cruise ships.

Volendam Makes Charitable Donation in Lombok, Indonesia

Volendam Makes Charitable Donation in Lombok, Indonesia

On Nov. 4, 2012, Volendam donated some 19 boxes of pillows to a Mataram (Lombok) orphanage. This donation was kindly received by three representatives from the orphanage who were extremely thankful for the donation and said that they would be much appreciated by the children. Volendam plans to make more donations in Komodo Island when…   read more of “Volendam Makes…”

140 Years Young: Volendam Sets Sail

140 Years Young: Volendam Sets Sail

Nov. 12, 1999: Volendam, HAL’s second “R” class ship, is christened by former professional tennis player Chris Evert, before setting sail on her first Australian cruise. The beautiful garden theme of Volendam is reflected in an artful floral motif throughout the ship’s spacious public rooms and elegant staterooms. Flowers can be found in abundance throughout…   read more of “140 Years Young:…”