travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Holland America Line Veendam

Veendam travel42 Professional Ship Review

The ms Veendam entered service in 1996 as the fourth and final ship in the series that includes the Maasdam, Ryndam and Statendam. It is slightly larger than its sister ships, holding approximately 200 more passengers.

This Netherlands-registered, 55,451-ton ship with Dutch officers and a mainly Filipino and Indonesian crew of 602 (that's almost two staffers per guest) is 720 ft long, with a beam of 101 ft, draft of 25 ft, 10 passenger decks and a cruising speed of 21 knots. She carries 1,350...

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