Special thanks to HAL Mariner and blog contributor Lynn Hardey for sharing these photos from her Hawaii cruise aboard Oosterdam. Here’s a picture of the reception we got this morning on the Oosterdam. I am building a ship so you will get a picture of that when it is finished. – Lynn Hardey
HAL’s Reservations Lead Pamela Watters recently went on a cruise on the ms Amsterdam with her family and sent us these pictures of the ship. Enjoy! My family and I had a wonderful time on this short coastal cruise. The weather leaving Seattle was gorgeous. In Victoria we were met by the ms Oosterdam and… read more of “Cruising British…”
The Indonesian Consul General and Staff boarded the ms Oosterdam earlier this month in Vancouver, Canada. They met with HAL Planning Manager Fauzi Daud, who also boarded the Oosterdam as a guest for the day; Indonesian Chairman Steven Pesiwarissa; Indonesian Unit Reps from each department and various Indonesian Officers. After a 30-minute meeting, lunch was… read more of “Indonesian Consul…”
Thank you to Kristy for sending in the following note and picture from her honeymoon on Oosterdam. We went on our first cruise to celebrate our honeymoon. We went on a cruise to Alaska, embarking from Seattle, WA on September 11, 2011. A highlight of our trip was having an opportunity to share Dutch pancakes… read more of “Honeymoon Memories…”
Special thanks to Kelsey Differding, Holland America Line’s corporate giving coordinator, for submitting this post and photos from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Puget Sound Affiliate luncheon on board Oosterdam. For the second year in a row, the Oosterdam hosted the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Puget Sound Affiliate’s 18th Annual… read more of “Oosterdam Hosts…”
On August 30, Bangkit Prbadi unveiled a beautiful collection of caricatures depicting various officers and crew of the Oosterdam. It only took him four days to complete 20 caricatures. Bangkit currently works as night steward aboard the Oosterdam and started working with HAL in 2008 aboard the Noordam. He is from Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia,… read more of “Oosterdam’s…”
This summer, there was an Environmental Protection Agency training course in Manila. The class is an EPA required course for personnel who work on refrigeration systems within the United States. The training was organized by instructor Bjarne Snopestad from Wilhelmsen and those in attendance included refrigerating and day service technicians and myself. The names of… read more of “Oosterdam Crew…”
Special thanks to Guy D. for sending us these webcam photos of Oosterdam, taken late evening in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.