Wednesday, July 14, the ms Noordam made her maiden call at her homeport, Rotterdam. It was a surprise to learn that the ms Noordam was home. More was the joy that one of my friends, Lori, was on board. She’s one of the great ladies at the shore excursion office. She invited me to visit… read more of “Noordam is…”
Security staff of ms Noordam looked surprised when a visitor introduced himself as Mr. Noordam. Luckily his name was on the visitor’s list so Mr. Noordam finally could board ‘his’ ship. Mr. Gijs Noordam is a well-know maritime lawyer based in Rotterdam. Since the introduction of ms Noordam back in 2006 he was looking forward… read more of “Noordam Meets…”
Here are photos of Noordam’s Key and Plaque Ceremony held Wednesday in Rotterdam.
HAL blog contributors Hans Janssen, Bert Lamers and Aad Hoogesteger took these pictures yesterday of Noordam in Rotterdam. It was Noordam’s maiden call at the port. Thanks for sharing!
HAL senior electrical superintendent Wiel Penders sent us these great black and white photos of Noordam in dry dock. Thanks, Wiel!
Here are cool pictures from blog contributor Aad Hoogesteger. These photos were captured on a webcam as Noordam left port at Hamburg, Germany.
HAL guests Darby Miller and Ginger Watters submitted this video and photo from their shore excursion in La Goulette (Tunis), Tunisia, during their Mediterranean cruise on Noordam in May 2010. Thanks ladies! To see the full list of shore excursions offered in La Goulette (Tunis), Tunisia, click here. Our Mediterranean cruise was highlighted by the… read more of “Touring Tunisia…”
Hallo HALblog readers, Some exciting news from Rotterdam. Tour de France lovers will probably know that the Tour de France will start this year in Holland America Lines founding and home port Rotterdam. Fore 4 days Rotterdam will be the focal point of the world most important cycling event. Well pretty much all of the… read more of “Exciting News from…”