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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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Recent Posts

Kudos to Volendam’s Pinnacle Grill

Kudos to Volendam’s Pinnacle Grill

Rachel Moodie recently sailed on Volendam and sent in some great posts. Enjoy this one about her experience at the Pinnacle Grill. Thank you to Andrew, manager of the Pinnacle Grill, and his terrific staff for the gracious, outstanding service. Dinning at the Pinnacle Grill aboard Volendam was quite a treat for us. To celebrate…   read more of “Kudos to…”

Captain’s Log: Volendam Makes Donation to Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

Captain’s Log: Volendam Makes Donation to Children’s Hospital in Vancouver

On August 29, Volendam donated approximately $200 in Canadian coins to British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. Below is a picture of myself handing over the jar to Krishna, a YVR agent. The coins were accrued in a collection box where crew members contribute their change when they return from shopping. Peter Bos is Volendam’s…   read more of “Captain’s…”

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…”

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…”