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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

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…”

Recent Posts

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…”

Volendam Crew Sport New Soccer Uniforms in Lautoka, Fiji

Volendam Crew Sport New Soccer Uniforms in  Lautoka, Fiji

Here is a photo of the Volendam soccer team lining up before playing a game in Lautoka, Fiji, last month. The extreme heat and humidity did not hamper their love of the “beautiful game.” Our culinary team headed by Culinary Operations Manager Marc Spijkerboer and Assistant Culinary Operations Manager Joko Prasetiyo sourced new soccer uniforms…   read more of “Volendam Crew Sport…”

An 80th Birthday Celebration

An 80th Birthday Celebration

From Los Angeles, our special 23-day cruise across the Pacific aboard the Volendam was a life-changing adventure for a couple of oldies who thought they had done it all. Celebrating my 80th birthday aboard the ship in Honolulu was an indelible event that revitalized the soul, giving what was a tired body new life. After…   read more of “An 80th Birthday…”