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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

Heartfelt Thanks to HAL and Volendam

Heartfelt Thanks to HAL and Volendam

Special thanks to HAL guest Mark Solley for this wonderful story about his recent Alaska cruise on board Volendam. Thanks, Mark! Dear staff of ms Volendam, I just wanted to let Holland America and its staff know about our journey to Alaska on Holland America’s ms Volendam. The story began in 2003 when my in-laws…   read more of “Heartfelt Thanks to…”

Recent Posts

A New Dawn, A New Day

A New Dawn, A New Day

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite sunrise photo, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! Panama Canal Cruise on Zuiderdam. April 2-12, 2011. Taken between 6:45-7:15am, April 10, 2011 — John M. Campbell Taken from the Rotterdam on June 1, 2011, our last night on board, between Zeebrugge and Rotterdam. — Joyce Halee

Growing Up With Holland America Line

Growing Up With Holland America Line

Special thanks to HAL guest Andre Rouffaer for sharing this wonderful story with us. Thanks, Andre! I believe this is probably the strangest title of the stories by folks about their Holland America experiences, but while I was thinking back about my latest cruises, I realized I practically grew up on the Holland America Line….   read more of “Growing Up With…”

From Russia With Love

From Russia With Love

Thanks to Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, for the following photos from a recent Volendam trip. These photos, captured on the recent May sailing from Japan to Canada, show two of the Volendam crew members wearing their new Russian hats (the hottest selling crew item I have ever seen) and Lenin ‘pointing’…   read more of “From Russia With…”

Spot the Eagle in Sitka

Spot the Eagle in Sitka

Here is a photo from of our recent trip from Japan to Alaska. – Noel Bell