Here are some snaps from our 2008 Voyage of the Vikings cruise aboard the Maasdam. We took a picture of the sun only because we did not see it very often. What a fantastic trip! Carolyn Sherley and Philip Power
Massdam Crew Purser Verlie Nelson sent us these fabulous photos taken by Sorin Colac, on-board image manager, during the ship’s recent dry-dock in the Bahamas.
This entry was submitted by Maasdam 2nd Engineer Harm-Jan Bruil. From left: Andrei Rusu, 4th engineer; Dennis Wanders, cadet; Wouter Levij, marof-A* and Harm-Jan Bruil, 2nd engineer — all showing that after a lot of work there is some time to enjoy the view. Maasdam’s engine department recently had an interesting and busy drydock in… read more of “Postcard from…”
Arky and Shirley are future cruise consultants aboard Eurodam. The ship called at Dominica last week and Maasdam is there today. We visited another port in the Caribbean that we have not visited before. We had never been to Dominica, (doh muh NEE kuh). Our daughter Carla had been diving in Dominica a couple of… read more of “Postcards from…”
Last week at a press conference at Fort Lauderdale, Holland America Line and Port Everglades debuted Ship to Shelter, an innovative community charitable program designed to donate valuable and reusable goods from the line’s cruise ships to local people in need. Holland America first launched Ship to Shelter in April 2008 in partnership with the… read more of “Ship to Shelter…”
Team Maasdam has taken a special interest in a children’s home in St. Kitts where the ship calls regularly. Recognizing the need and desiring to make a difference in the communities where they sail, crew members provided the kids with a memorable holiday. The facility was opened in 1952 for the care of abandoned and… read more of “Maasdam’s…”
Maasdam recently geared up for a special On Deck for the Cure 5k walk celebrating the $1 million Holland America Line has raised for the cause. Numerous survivors participated in the walk and there was an excellent turnout of guests. Meanwhile the crew not only raised funds, but also spirits and laughter by dressing creatively… read more of “Crew DAMfit Walk…”