Recently we were allowed to have a unique look behind the scenes at the day to day things that take place on Ryndam. Do you wonder how your steak got on the dining room table, where your bottle of water is coming from or why you have clean linen each day in your stateroom? Below… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Tag: Behind the Scenes
Here are the first pictures of the Eurodam after arriving at Grand Bahama Shipyard Ltd. at Freeport, Bahamas, for her first dry-dock since she left the shipyard at Fincantieri, Marghera, Italy, back in 2008. The pictures are of the underwater part of the vessel during hull-cleaning.
On Jan. 9, 2011, the ms Ryndam was fortunate enough to host youths from the Boy Scouts Explorer Troop. The event included a meal at the Pinnacle Grill, galley tour, backstage tour, ship tour and bridge tour. We were lucky enough to have the assistance of Cadet Daniel King as a guide with Executive Chef… read more of “Boy Scouts Explorer…”
DBA’s Log – Second Sea Day, Behind the Scenes Sea days offer a lot of variety. This is truly one of those days where as the cruise directors will usually mention, you can do as much OR AS LITTLE as you like. You can pack the day full of non-stop things to do, or lay… read more of “DBA’s Cruise…”
On November 23, eight Oosterdam crew members were privileged to receive a guided tour of the Bridge. The tour lasted about one hour. It was interesting to see and learn about all the technology used to operate and manage the ship. All the crew met in my office 10 minutes prior to the start of… read more of “Oosterdam Crew…”
Matt Bahri has been working with Holland America Line for the past 8 years and in his spare time enjoys taking photos of the people, places, and objects around him. These are a selection of the images that he has captured on board.
It was a vast undertaking and involved many people from the Engine Team, but 30 days later an amazing sight is before us…ms Ryndam’s new and improved Crew Office. The fresh and functional new space will be a perfect place to greet our embarking crew and welcome them on board as part of our family…. read more of “Ryndam Crew Office…”
This past week we were lucky enough to have a camera ready to capture one of the many times our Chief Officer, James Bradley, has rolled up his sleeves and helped with the never-ending task of maintaining the ship. James’ leadership style inspires his team; he demonstrates time and again that he is willing to… read more of “Ryndam Officer Gets…”