Amsterdam crew members recently made a generous donation to the UJIMA Foundation, which included a 32-inch TV, bicycle, basket balls, and backpacks. These items were purchased with cash donated by the crew members themselves. In addition, two laptops were donated by the Digital Workshop. The foundation visited the Amsterdam last month during the call at… read more of “Amsterdam Crew…”
Thanks to HAL guests Peter and Sylvia Huijgen for sending in these photos from their Captain’s Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill restaurant on board Nieuw Amsterdam.
Selamat datang means welcome in Bahasa, Indonesia. Recently Zaandam called in three Indonesian ports — Komodo Island; Tanah Ampo, Bali, and Semarang, Java. As nearly half of our crewmembers are from Indonesia it was a very busy and special day as we welcomed the friends and families of our hardworking crewmembers. In fact this entire… read more of “Zaandam Says…”
Several members of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team are on board Eurodam for a fan cruise and they enjoyed a Bridge tour this afternoon.
We’ve showed the City of Arts and Sciences Museum in Valencia before, but this photo is too eye-catching not to share. This facility is extensive and has a lot of different angles to capture the incredible architecture. Not to be missed if you call here on your itinerary. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam
On our New Year’s cruise, we are honored to have Senator Margolis from Florida on board. Today, she visited the bridge and was most impressed to see from where the Mighty “E” was controlled from. In talking with the Senator, she mentioned that she is very proud of us doing so much good for the… read more of “Florida Senator…”
Captain Jonathan Mercer Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012: We had a later than scheduled departure from Fort Lauderdale, several factors attributed to this; we had fuel to take and due to the cooler weather and the number of ships in port, the pressure in the port’s fuel lines was lower than normal; we had an enormous… read more of “Around the World…”
These photos are from our maiden call to New Plymouth. The local Maori from the Ngati Te Whiti tribe welcomed the Volendam to the area. Officers from the Volendam along with a number of guests attended the ceremony on Ngamotu Beach close to the port. It was a very special occasion as we are the… read more of “Volendam’s…”