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Service Award Ceremony Aboard Zuiderdam

Service Award Ceremony Aboard Zuiderdam

At the end of June, we presented service awards to some of Holland America’s loyal crew members. They were accompanied by some of their supervisors, as well as Captain Christopher Turner and Hotel Director Boban Zivkovic. Congratulations to all for their achievement and thank you for your loyalty to Holland America Line. Jaime de Castro-van…   read more of “Service Award…”

Zuiderdam Soccer Team on a Winning Streak

Zuiderdam Soccer Team on a Winning Streak

With the Alaska Season starting up again, the crew can play soccer in Juneau. The Zuiderdam is in Juneau, together with our sister ship the Westerdam and also the Star Princess. This makes for some good games. The Zuiderdam players beat both the Westerdam & Star Princess Team! We hope they are up for a…   read more of “Zuiderdam Soccer…”

Rio is Ready for the 2016 Olympics

Rio is Ready for the 2016 Olympics

Here are photos of a sand castle we came across on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. Seems like they are ready for the 2016 Olympics! Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.

Congratulations Maasdam Graduates!

Congratulations Maasdam Graduates!

Another HAL University graduation ceremony has been held with seven Maasdam leaders. Congratulations to you all! Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.

Happy 1st Birthday, Thomas!

Happy 1st Birthday, Thomas!

On March 1, ms Maasdam crew celebrated the 1st birthday of Thomas Burden, son of 3rd Officer Laura Burden and Steven Burden. Thomas’ birthday is actually on February 29, but for obvious reasons, it was celebrated on March 1. He had a fabulous party in the Crew Mess where crewmembers from all departments dropped by…   read more of “Happy 1st Birthday,…”

Maasdam Commemorates Maiden Call with Plaque Exchange

Maasdam Commemorates Maiden Call with Plaque Exchange

During Maasdam’s maiden call at Scarborough, we had the honor of hosting a plaque exchange with the mayor of Tobago. Here is a photo of Captain James Russell-Dunford and the mayor of Tobago during the exchange. Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.

Carnival Lights Up Rio, Part 1

Carnival Lights Up Rio, Part 1

Maasdam’s Assistant Shorex Manager David Happe took some amazing photos when he attended the fabulous Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy!