Where is the cruise ship Veendam?

Juneau, Alaska
Aegean Majesty, as Veendam in Juneau, Alaska, United States prior to aft addition.

When was the Veendam last refurbished?

Aegean Majesty (1996-built as “MS Veendam”, last refurbished in 2020 by Seajets, last refurbishment by HAL in 2016) is the fourth (and last) of the S-class HAL-Holland America ships – together with Maasdam (now Aegean Myth), Ryndam (now Aegean Goddess) and Statendam (Vasco da Gama).

When was the Veendam built?

June 24, 1995
MS Aegean Majesty/Launched

Who bought Maasdam and Veendam?

Seajets
The Greek fast ferry company Seajets is the new shipowner of the recently sold HAL-Holland America Line ships ms Maasdam and ms Veendam. Seajets is expected to enter the highly competitive ship cruising market with 3 ships in its fleet, as the company already purchased the Oceana cruise ship from P&O Cruises.

What does MS stand for on cruise ships?

Generic (merchant navy) prefixes

Prefix Meaning
MFV Motor fishing vessel (mainly UK Royal Naval Reserve)
MS (M/S) Motor ship (interchangeable with MV)
MSV Multipurpose support/supply vessel
MSY Motor Sailing Yacht

What does Veendam mean?

Veendam (Dutch pronunciation: [veːnˈdɑm] (listen)) is a town and municipality with a population of 27,752 in the province of Groningen in the northeast of the Netherlands. A Holland America Line cruise ship, the MS Veendam, is named after the city.

When was the Volendam last refurbished?

2014
Holland America Line Volendam Ship Information

Volendam
Year Built 1999
Year Last Refurbished 2014
Capacity 1,432 passengers
Decks 10

Is Holland America owned by Carnival?

Carnival Cruise Line is proud to be part of a family of companies owned by Carnival Corporation, which includes sister lines Princess Cruises, Holland America Line and Cunard Line, among others.

What is the largest Holland America ship?

ms Koningsdam
When it debuts in February 2016, ms Koningsdam will be a new type of ship for Holland America Line. At 99,500 gross tons and carrying 2,650 guests and 1,025 crew members, the vessel is the largest ever built for the company.

What is the smallest Holland America ship?

Prinsendam
Prinsendam, Holland America’s smallest vessel, is considered its pathfinder.

What is the smallest Holland America cruise ship?

Where is Volendam ship now?

port CORFU
The vessel is currently at port CORFU, GR after a voyage of 23 hours, 49 minutes originating from port AUGUSTA, IT. VOLENDAM (IMO: 9156515) is a Passenger Ship that was built in 1999 (22 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Netherlands.

What was the sister ship of the Volendam?

She was the sister ship of SS Volendam. Veendam was built by Harland and Wolff in Govan, Glasgow for the Holland America Line. She was launched on 18 November 1922 in yard 650 and would be completed on 20 March 1923.

Where did MS Veendam cruise ship get its name?

MS Veendam is one of Holland America Line’s cruise ships and is named for the capital of Northern Netherlands’s peat colonies.

Who was the owner of the SS Veendam?

In 1941 she was seized by the Kriegsmarine as an accommodation ship and in 1945 after heavy damage, she was returned to her former owners the Holland America Line. She would go on to serve for another eight years before she was scrapped in 1953 at Baltimore, Maryland. She was the sister ship of SS Volendam.

What was the length of the SS Veendam?

Veendam was built by Harland and Wolff in Govan, Glasgow for the Holland America Line. She was launched on 18 November 1922 in yard 650 and would be completed on 20 March 1923. The ship had an overall length of 576 feet (176 m), a beam of 67.0 feet (20.4 m), a draft of 28 ft 2 in (8.6 m) and a depth of 45.0 feet (13.7 m).