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Postcard from Ephesus, Turkey

Postcard from Ephesus, Turkey

On July 10, 2013, while the ship was docked at Kusadasi, Turkey, the crew members of the Nieuw Amsterdam visited the ancient city of Ephesus. The ancient city of Ephesus, located near the Aegean Sea in modern day Turkey, was one of the great cities of the Greeks in Asia Minor and home to the…   read more of “Postcard from…”

The Priceless Moment

The Priceless Moment

While the Nieuw Amsterdam was docked in Istanbul, IT Officer Jose had the opportunity to watch his country’s football team, Chile, play football against Ghana. He said, “being so far away from home and getting the great surprise that your national team is playing in the under 20 FIFA World Cup is priceless! That was…   read more of “The Priceless…”

Oosterdam Crew Tour to Hobbiton Movie Set

Oosterdam Crew Tour to Hobbiton Movie Set

Last month in Tauranga, New Zealand, 11 crew members from the Oosterdam went on a crew tour to the Hobbiton Movie Set where the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were filmed. Everyone had a great time. Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.

Oosterdam’s Crew Go Down Under

Oosterdam’s Crew Go Down Under

At the end of Oosterdam‘s 14-day drydock in Sydney, Australia, a tour was organized for the crew to see underneath the Oosterdam. It’s not everyday where you get to see what it looks like under a ship. The crew took lots of photos and had a great experience.

Oosterdam Crew Bridge Climb in Sydney, Australia

Oosterdam Crew Bridge Climb in Sydney, Australia

Eleven crew members participated in the Sydney Harbor Bridge Climb during Oosterdam’s dry dock “down under” on December 10. Here’s a photo of the group at the top! Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.

The Total Solar Eclipse

The Total Solar Eclipse

Here’s a snapshot from the total solar eclipse we saw on Oosterdam while sailing the Coral Sea. Enjoy! Joe Reina is Oosterdam’s human resources manager.