The Port of Rotterdam is one of our favorites. Perhaps it’s because it’s in the homeland of our founding, or perhaps it’s because we just love that it’s the homeport of ms Rotterdam. How many ships can say they are based out of their namesake? We have a lasting relationship with the Port of Rotterdam…. read more of “Sailaway From the…”
Tag: 140th Anniversary
Congratulations to Ryndam’s Photo Manager Constantin Paduraru, the winner of the recent crew photo competition held in conjunction with HAL’s 140th anniversary. Paduraru’s photo (below) of Amsterdam was taken from Ryndam’s deck as the two ships crossed paths in Alaska in May 2010. The time was approximately 3:30 a.m. and the moon was starting to set. Paduraru managed to snap… read more of “Ryndam Crew Member…”
The Culinary team onboard the Oosterdam did a real outstanding job of the making of the cake for our 140th Anniversary celebrations. So many guests were impressed.
Celebrating the 140th anniversary of Holland America Line, we dedicated several events to this special occasion. First, a Dutch-themed dinner in the dining room, then a birthday party by the pool, and finally a special dessert extravaganza presented to our guests, showcasing the talent of our galley team, led by Executive Chef Daniel Hrgic and… read more of “Rotterdam…”
Here is the Prinsendam team proudly celebrating 140 years of success with the officers serving the crew a delicious meal. Here’s wishing HAL many more to come!
Thanks to Jerrol Golden, HAL’s manager of international public relations, for this fun post. As part of the 140th Anniversary celebrations, a group of Holland America Line VIPs and media participated in a walking tour of Rotterdam between ss Rotterdam and the Hotel New York along the Wilhelminapier and Katendrecht with 13 stops along the… read more of “A Walking Tour…”
Thanks to Photo Manager Gokhan Susoy for sending in these photos from Noordam’s 140th Anniversary celebrations.
Thanks to Ryndam‘s Safety Officer Andrew Barker for sending in this 140th Anniversary celebration photo. The MS Ryndam deck department celebrated the 140th anniversary of Holland America Line with a gift from the people of Portimao, Portugal. — Andrew Barker