VOLENDAM

imo 9156515

Registered Owner: HAL - Antillen N.V - Beneficial owner: Carnival Corp. - USA -  Operator: Holland - America Line

Volendam is the third ship in HAL history to bear this name.The design and main dimensions are more or less similar to the 2 flagships Rotterdam and Amsterdam. However Volendam/Zaandam are equipped with one funnel. (Called as R-class) The onboard aim are flowers

Volendam I sailing for HAL 1922/52

Volendam II  from  1972/84


Entered service: 1999 - Refit: 2014 - Gross tonnage: 61.214 - Pass. cap. lower beds: 1432 - All berths: 1850 - Passenger decks: 10 - Length: 238 m. - Beam: 32,25 m. - Drive: diesel/electric: 5 diesel engines make Sulzer type 12ZAV40S total output 43.200 kW. - Propulsion: 2  synchronous electric propulsion motors ABB - 2 controllable pitch propellers - Service speed: 20 knots - Max speed 23 knots -  Built: Fincantieri - Italy - Yard no: 6035 - Classification: Lloyds Register - Flag: The Netherlands - Homeport: Rotterdam

Sistership: Zaandam

Aug.19-2012 While en route to Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Holland America Line's Volendam rescued 70 pers. from a disabled sightseeing boat.Volendam responded to a distress call at 11:16 a.m. local time from the 79-foot sightseeing vessel Baranof Wind, which struck a rock near Russell Island in Glacier Bay disabling its steering and propulsion and causing the boat to take on water. Captain Peter Bos and his crew responded quickly and professionally to render aid to the pass. of Baranof Wind. Stein Kruse, president and CEO of Holland America Line. "We are proud of our officers and crew, and this is shining example of how our training prepares us to react to any situation."  The U.S. Coast Guard thanked the crew of Volendam for their quick response to the emergency".
May 2014-When Holland America Line’s Volendam emerges from its December drydock, the 1999-built ship will have 21 new lanai staterooms, the three-in-one contemporary bar area, Mix, and updated bathrooms in all suites and select other accommodations.With the conversion of existing outside staterooms into the new lanai accommodations, Volendam’s capacity of 1,432 passengers will not change.Volendam’s centrally located bars will be reconfigured to feature Mix, a space that incorporates three specialty theme bars: Martinis, Champagne and Spirits & Ales.
     Passenger Space ratio all berths: 33

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Maasdam and Volendam At Half Moon Cay

            

 

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