Maasdam’s housekeeping management team, with the assistance of the culinary team and the ship’s staff, organized a Makan dinner with refreshing drinks and delicious Indonesian cuisine for the crew members in appreciation of their hard work and dedicated service. The staff also had the chance to come together and mingle over great food and plenty… read more of “Maasdam’s…”
Guest Ed V. shared these photos taken on Maasdam’s 2009 Voyage of the Vikings — a 35-day cruise which left Boston in late July and sailed to Rotterdam via Greenland and Iceland, then returned to Boston.
This week the Maasdam family had their first crew talent show — DAM Talented. Cast members and crew members from other departments — housekeeping, dining room, kitchen, engine room — put together a show that included songs, band performances and dancing. The show took place in the Show Lounge and a lot of crew members… read more of “DAM…”
After one month of fasting, the Muslim community of ms Maasdam enjoyed the festive Idul Fitri dinner. Delicious food and free sodas were provided by the Ships Management and everyone was invited to join.
This summer I sailed on the Maasdam’s Voyage of the Vikings — a 35-day cruise which left Boston in late July and sailed to Rotterdam via Greenland and Iceland, then returned to Boston, visiting different ports each direction. Albert Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life: One is as though… read more of “Postcards from…”
On a recent visit to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the ms Maasdam, one of our shore excursions took us for a visit to Fairview Lawn Cemetery where 121 victims of the April 15, 1912, tragedy of the sinking of the Titanic are buried. As you see in the photo, the plots are aligned similar… read more of “Halifax Shore…”
Kateryna Bannikova, Maasdam’s crew purser, sent us this photo and note from a recent celebration on board marking India’s Independence. The small, but mighty, Indian community on ms Maasdam threw a nice party to celebrate Indian Independence Day on August 14th. The gathering took place in the fabulously decorated petty officers’ mess with the national… read more of “Maasdam Celebrates…”
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.