Carnival’s first international ship arrives in Sydney for 2013

The first of Carnival’s international ships to arrive during the wave season will sail into Sydney this weekend. Commencing the group’s summer cavalcade of ships is Holland America’s Volendam. The ship will sail into Sydney […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 17 2013

Oosterdam and Volendam to return Down Under

Holland America’s ms Oosterdam and ms Volendam will return to Australia for another summer season from October 2013 to March 2014. Visiting over 50 ports between the two vessels, passengers will have the option of […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 7 2013

Is it drydock season for cruise ships?

Maybe it’s something in the air, or perhaps the water. Or maybe it’s just that time of year.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 27 2011

Volendam death

Indonesian crew member dies in training exercise.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 10 2011