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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

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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:…”

Volendam Kicks Off Australia Sailings

Volendam Kicks Off Australia Sailings

Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, HAL’s manager of international public relations, for this beautiful snapshot of Volendam’s first call of the season at Sydney, Australia. The ship departed October 21 for a 34-day Circumnavigation Voyage of Australia.

First Cruise Leaves Lasting Impression

First Cruise Leaves Lasting Impression

Thanks to HAL guests Ken and Janiece Spencer for sending in this note and photos from their Alaska cruise on Volendam. We had an incredible time both on board Volendam and on the land tour of Alaska. Our first cruise was a lifetime memory maker! The deluxe Veranda suite was wonderful and the personnel were…   read more of “First Cruise Leaves…”