Special thanks to Steve J. Garrod, HAL employee and webmaster for www.shipcafe.net, for sending in these beautiful photos of ms Ryndam cruising Pulpit Rock in Norway.
The Veendam recently had a class of students from the Hamilton Primary School come aboard for a ship visit. They were treated to an engine room tour, a bridge tour, lunch in the Lido, as well as some great photo opportunities with our shipboard staff. Enjoy the photos!
Mary Kaye Zanatta’s husband Chris Brown went fishing and sent these wonderful photos of three generations fishing in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Here are a few snapshots of ms Rotterdam leaving the Port of Rotterdam on June 2, 2012.
Thanks to the team over at Viking Recruitment in New Zealand for sending in this post. Congratulations to HAL Engineer Cadet Samantha Mildon, shown here collecting the DNV award at the New Zealand Maritime School. The award recognizes the student with the best overall performance both academically and performance on board. Samantha had her first… read more of “Congratulations to…”
I took these photos of ms Rotterdam and ms Ryndam together at Bergen, Norway, June 7, along with photos of the Rotterdam setting sail from Bergen. Steve J. Garrod Seattle, WA www.shipcafe.net
To all of our blog fans, it is with great sadness that we report Ben van Zeijl, a frequent contributor and avid Holland America Line enthusiast, has passed away. He’s been a huge supporter going back to the Eurodam Blog, and he was a dear friend to us all. Just type his name into the… read more of “We Lost a Member of…”
Guest Mary Kaye Zanatta and her family are cruising on Zuiderdam in Alaska and sent in these fun photos of their time in Skagway on the White Pass Railway and of their towel animal creations.