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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

Volendam Postcards from Australia

Volendam Postcards from  Australia

Kevin, ms Volendam’s shore excursions manager, shared with us these photos from the staff’s recent adventures at Tassy Devil Park in Port Arthur, Australia.

Recent Posts

Volendam Visits Tasmania

Volendam Visits Tasmania

G’day mates, Here are some photos lifted off the web cam located at Wrest Point Hotel on the Derwent River in Hobart Tasmania, overlooking the cruise terminal. Volendam is going around Australia on her 35 day cruise. Tasmania is a wonderful, unspoilt place to visit and is so undiscovered by many. Put it on your…   read more of “Volendam Visits…”

Volendam Postcards from the South Pacific

Volendam Postcards from the South Pacific

HAL blog reader and contributor Noel Bell shared with us these cool photos from his recent South Pacific cruise aboard ms Volendam. Thanks Noel!

Volendam – The Weather Boat

Volendam – The Weather Boat

Volendam deployed weather buoys for the New Zealand Meteorological Service February 23. The first buoy was launched at 153 degrees and the second one near 155 degrees east, so 120 miles apart or approximately 6 hours steaming. Cadet Lars removing the plastic and doing the last minute transmission check/test on the weather bouys. The buoys…   read more of “Volendam –…”

Captain’s Log: Deploying Weather Buoys

Captain’s Log: Deploying Weather Buoys

Besides leading the HAL fleet in weather observations, the Volendam again is helping out the New Zealand and NOAA offices with deploying two weather buoys. On Feb 23rd two weather buoys will be deployed at 153 and 155 degrees eastern longitude. These will fill the gap that exists between Australia and New Zealand as seen…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Karaoke Night on Volendam

Karaoke Night on Volendam

Volendam’s Assistant Housekeeping Manager Dwi Hatmanto shared these photos with us from a recent family Makan and karaoke night with the housekeeping staff. On this special night, the crew had the chance to kick back and loosen up a bit minus their daily HAL uniforms. Everyone had a great time belting out their favorite tunes!

Volendam Video Highlights from the South Pacific

Noel Bell of Melbourne, Australia, sent us this note and video from his South Pacific cruise aboard ms Volendam. Thanks Noel! The Volendam traversed its way from Sydney, Australia, through the beautiful islands in the South Pacific including Noumea New Caledonia, Lifou and Isle Of Pines in the Loyalty Islands, Vila and Luganville in Vanuatu…   read more of “Volendam Video…”