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  Ryndam (Holland America Line)

Ryndam | Holland America Line
MS Ryndam; Leaving Port of Tampa, 2006
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Ryndam | Holland America Line
MS Ryndam docked in Juneau, Alaska, United States.
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Ryndam | Holland America Line
cruise ship MS Ryndam docked at Juneau at the foot of Mount Juneau in Alaska, United States. Taken from the Gastineau Channel.
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RYNDAM FACTS

Description
Ryndam is the third cruise ship from Holland America Line’s Statendam class with a length of 220 meters weighing nearly 55,000 tons and travelling at 22 knots. The interior design of the ship exhibits a touch of Dutch heritage and culture featuring artefacts from the seventeenth century to the nineteenth century.

History
Ryndam was built in the Fincantieri ship yard in Italy in 1994 and was named after a dam situated on the river Rhine. The ship was launched in Alaska and during this event, a fire broke out on the deck where the shops were located, causing damage to its classic construction. The fire was quickly put out.

Dining
The dining options on the Ryndam include the Canaletto and Lido restaurant, the Terrace and Pinnacle grill, the huge Rotterdam dining room, Lido bar, Ocean bar and Exploration bar. The cruise also has various cafes and pool side bars.

Entertainment
Entertainment on board the ship includes the Wajang Theatre that hosts many shows, HAL’s signature fun activity found at the culinary art centre, Video arcade, Neptune and Exploration’s lounge, a casino and a wine tasting and gourmet bar. The kids on the cruise have an option to socialize with the others at Club HAL and the teens have the Loft for their fun activities. There’s also a Crow’s Nest night club for dancing till the afterhours.
The Greenhouse Spa is a place to rejuvenate and pamper one self. Apart from this, passengers also have an option to workout at the fitness centre or an aerobics room. The cruise also has a thermal suite, a massage parlour and a beauty salon which are made available on the Lido deck. The Sports deck has Tennis court and a basket ball court.

Cabins
Cabin accommodation includes Interior staterooms, Ocean-view staterooms, Verandah Suites and Deluxe Verandah Suites.

Related Cruise Ships
  Amsterdam (Holland America Line)
  Eurodam (Holland America Line)
  Maasdam (Holland America Line)
  Noordam (Holland America Line)
  Oosterdam (Holland America Line)
  Prinsendam (Holland America Line)
  Rotterdam (Holland America Line)
  Statendam (Holland America Line)
  Veendam (Holland America Line)
  Volendam (Holland America Line)
  Westerdam (Holland America Line)
  Zaandam (Holland America Line)
  Zuiderdam (Holland America Line)

Ship Summary
Operator:Holland America Line
Built by:Fincantieri, Monfalcone, Italy
Date Completed:1994
Gross Tonnage:55819
Length:220 m
Width:31 m
Decks:10
Passengers:2052
Crew:920
IMO:8405232