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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

Beautiful Flowers Aboard Beautiful Volendam

Beautiful Flowers Aboard Beautiful Volendam

Special thanks to Rachel Moodie, HAL’s Internal Communications & Public Relations Manager, for sending in this post and great photos. As some of you may know, Volendam has a “garden theme.” Tasteful floral motifs can be found throughout the ship on curtains, chairs, walls and in paintings. Flowers can be found everywhere you look. My…   read more of “Beautiful Flowers…”

Recent Posts

Tatoosh Islands Sea Kayaking Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska

Tatoosh Islands Sea Kayaking Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska

Special thanks to Rachel Moodie, HAL Internal Communications & Public Relations Manager, for sending in this post and great photos. Another excellent and adventurous excursion was the Tatoosh Islands Sea Kayaking Tour in Ketchikan. Tatoosh means “protected”, so appropriately, the waters were very calm. Again, the tour description was accurate. We took an exhilarating ride…   read more of “Tatoosh Islands Sea…”

Volendam Celebrates 500th Voyage

Volendam Celebrates 500th Voyage

This cruise (8-22-2012) marks a special occasion for ms Volendam as she celebrates her 500th Voyage. To mark this special occasion all crew members on board received a commemorative T-shirt, organized a crew party and had a photo taken on the bow of the ship. Volendam has seen hundreds of ports and visited some of…   read more of “Volendam Celebrates…”

A ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Take on Volendam’s Greenhouse Spa

A ‘His’ and ‘Hers’ Take on Volendam’s Greenhouse Spa

Special thanks to HAL’s Manager of Internal Communications Rachel Moodie for sharing this post with us from her recent Alaska cruise aboard Volendam. I’m a huge fan of going to spas (who isn’t?!), and the GreenHouse Spa on board Volendam was superb. Sally and Fernan give excellent massages (highly recommend them!) and will soothe away…   read more of “A ‘His’…”

Volendam Postcards from Alaska

Volendam Postcards from Alaska

We greatly enjoyed our Inside Passage cruise from Skagway to Vancouver on August 4-9, 2012, aboard the ms Volendam. While in Alaska we took these pictures. – Earl and Teresa Trawick