Have you ever tried to work on the engine in your car? Well your V6 is nothing compared to Rotterdam’s five V16 engines. While you might be able to change the oil on your sedan, it takes a team to keep Rotterdam humming along. Welcome to the Engine Room, it’s time to meet the wipers… read more of “Heart of House:…”
Denis Simmons sent us these photos from his Statendam cruise.
Mariner Don Glabe sent us these photographs from his Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam.
The grand show buffet took place for our guests during the Voyage of the Vikings cruise. The pictures, provided by Executive Chef Joachim Barelamn and Manager of Culinary Operations Edmond Woo, show the edible masterpieces handcrafted by the culinary team of ms Maasdam for the viewing and enjoyment of our guests.
The last few days the news showed the many fires around Athens, Greece. Today the Oosterdam was safely docked in Piraeus. At about 15:45 I was called to the bridge, as a large fire had started on one of the hills on the other side of the port of Piraeus. The bellowing smoke and even… read more of “Captain’s…”
During a recent Alaska cruise a family Makan was held in the Bosun store for the Ryndam’s Deck Department. Personnel from the Deck Department perform a variety of tasks on board, including that of quartermasters who do the steering, lookout duties on the bridge and tender driving. Able seamen and ordinary seamen work on general… read more of “Ryndam Deck…”
It is traditional to have competitions as part of the celebration for the Indonesian Independence Day. The competitions took place on August 12th on the large pier in Haines, Alaska, and included tug of war, bakiak race and sack race. The tug of war is always the most exciting of the three games because departments… read more of “Statendam’s…”
Caroline Sevilla, Oosterdam’s crew purser, sent us these photos taken during the back-to-back celebrations of India’s and Indonesia’s Independence Days.