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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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Postcards from New Caledonia

Postcards from New Caledonia

Thanks to Volendam’s Night Audit Office Alexander “Dony” Suryonugroho for these beautiful photos from the ship’s recent calls at New Caledonia.

Recent Posts

Serenity at Milford Sound

Serenity at Milford Sound

Special thanks to HAL guest Bryan Lomas for sending in this breathtaking photo taken at Milford Sound, New Zealand, on his March cruise aboard Volendam.

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Sydney

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Sydney

Sydney Harbour in Australia has a lot of interesting sites, but the bridge is still the main attraction. Alexander “Dony” Suryonugroho Night Audit Officer ms Volendam

White Island’s Volcano Still Active

White Island’s Volcano Still Active

Thanks to Bryan Lomas for sending in this cool photo from his recent cruise on Volendam. An active volcano in the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand gives off steam as Volendam cruises past it on Monday 3/26/12. — Bryan Lomas

Shore Excursion: A Visit to Hobbiton

Shore Excursion: A Visit to Hobbiton

Thanks to Dony, Volendam’s night audit officer, for sending in these fun photos from his visit to the “Lord of the Rings” set in New Zealand. Here are the Hobbiton photos I took when I went there with Candra (Night Audit Clerk) and Jaime (Asst Shorex Manager, not pictured). We went on tour as part…   read more of “Shore Excursion: A…”

Vintage Cars Bid Bon Voyage to Volendam

Vintage Cars Bid Bon Voyage to Volendam

Thanks to Bryan Lomas, who sent in this cool photo at the Port of Napier in New Zealand. Vintage cars and a band line on the pier for the departure of Volendam March 24.

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Bay of Islands

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands is one of the most picturesque ports in all of New Zealand. Not only is it full of history (it’s the site at which the earliest contact between the indigenous population and European settlers took place) but it’s got stunning scenery that shows off the natural beauty of the place. Alexander Dony…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Volendam Honored with a ‘Sweet’ Replica

Volendam Honored with a ‘Sweet’ Replica

Pastry trainee Ernesto Solomon Jr., a new hire of batch 33, created a delicious cake version of the ms Volendam. The cake was displayed as one of the center pieces at our recent pastry buffet. Many hours of tender care were taken in creating this master piece. We wish Ernesto and all the grades from…   read more of “Volendam Honored…”