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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

Volendam’s Pinnacle Grill Staff Serve Dinner Indian-Style

Volendam’s Pinnacle Grill Staff Serve Dinner Indian-Style

Last month while sailing through China, Pinnacle Grill staffers organized an authentic Indian dinner with main dishes prepared by the Pinnacle Grill’s lead chef Kumar Vallambhan. Martijn van Winden Pinnacle Grill Manager, ms Volendam

iPhone Postcard from Kobe, Japan

iPhone Postcard from Kobe, Japan

Blog fan Noel Bell is on board Volendam for the cruise from Kobe to Vancouver, British Columbia. He sent us this photo of the ship at Kobe. Thanks, Noel!

Retirees Honored on Volendam

Retirees Honored on Volendam

Peggy Lee Kaham, Volendam’s human resources manager, sent in a photo of a recent retiree celebration on Volendam. On March 28, 2011, Volendam hosted a reception and lunch to honor retired HAL employees Samsir Sutan Mudo Lisa, Harry Pessiwarisa and Arifin Soeradinata. The gentlemen are all from Indonesia and, coincidentally, all retired in the same…   read more of “Retirees Honored on…”

Volendam’s and Zaandam’s Service Award Ceremonies

Volendam’s and Zaandam’s Service Award Ceremonies

Taromi, human resources manager on Zaandam, and Peggy Lee, human resources manager on Volendam, sent in the following pictures from their respective Service Award Ceremonies. Volendam’s ceremony took place in January and Zaandam’s took place in March in the Rotterdam Dining Room, which coincided with the New Employee Luncheon. Congratulations to all the awardees!

Volendam Alongside at Cairns, Queensland

Volendam Alongside at Cairns, Queensland

Noel Bell, a HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, sent in this note and pictures of the Volendam in Cairns. Way up in far North Queensland and right on the Great Barrier Reef is the tropical city of Cairns. Thankfully it is a great day as seen on these images in port. As you may…   read more of “Volendam Alongside…”

Volendam Visits Melbourne, Australia

Volendam Visits Melbourne, Australia

HAL blog fan Noel sent us a note and some great photos of Volendam. Thank you! On a beautiful 88F sunny day in Melbourne (March 11th) the Volendam was in for her final season visit before heading off to Asia (we are looking forward to boarding her in Kobe). We are all looking forward to…   read more of “Volendam Visits…”

Voyage on Volendam to Australia and New Zealand

Voyage on Volendam to Australia and New Zealand

A big thank you to HAL guests Bruce and Brenda for sending in these great pictures and note. We took our first cruise on Holland America Line this January and February on the ms Volendam voyage to South Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand. We have been traveling several times a year since retirement in…   read more of “Voyage on Volendam…”