As we were leaving Grand Turk today, the Statendam was arriving. Passing their bridge upon departure, I snapped this shot! Serenades of ship whistle toots were exchanged. From left, 2nd Officer Chris Guthrie, Chief Officer Ryan Whitaker, Captain Harm-Jan Arnold Statendam docked at Grand Turk.
Tag: Captain’s Log
Aboard Eurodam Captain van Donselaar Greetings blog readers! After a long and a very enjoyable time off I have returned to the Eurodam! I took command of the ship again on Saturday morning in Port Everglades, thereby sending my colleague Jonathan on a well-deserved vacation. It was good to see the Eurodam again and so… read more of “Captain’s…”
Aboard Eurodam Captain Jonathan Mercer We are in Willemstad, Curacao, today and a beautiful day it is, too. I, like many of my associates, find entering this narrow ‘cut’ of a harbour to be one that concentrates the mind, one can almost feel the tension on the bridge when taking this ship, (or any other… read more of “Captain’s…”
We sailed on the Eurodam Nov. 15-22, 2008, to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We reaffirmed our wedding vows on Nov. 16. We are still enjoying the wonderful memories of the journey. Thank You, David & Peggy Best
Aboard Eurodam We have had a lovely Christmas. Yesterday, the 24th, we were docked in a windy Philipsburg, St. Maarten. There were five big cruise ships in and it was consequently very busy. The large swell was rolling into the bay despite the headland which protects the harbour and we had put additional mooring lines… read more of “Captain’s…”
Wishing all our readers a very Happy Holidays and a prosperous 2009. From left: Environmental Officer Hans Crijnen, Chief Engineer Frank de Vries, Chief Officer Emeil de Vries, Hotel Manager Mark Pells and Captain Jonathan Mercer.
What a wonderful morning we have had. We docked on time at 7 a.m., on a beautiful sunny day and of course, we had to, we had the kindergarten children and their teachers coming! Volunteers from all departments were in abundance, all wearing ‘Santa’ hats and they met the children at the entrance to the… read more of “Captain’s…”
Captain Jonathan Mercer I write this at anchor, at Half Moon Cay. Yup, I made it this week and thankfully the sun is shining, the beach is golden and our guests are lovin’ life. They deserve to, the week thus far has been, once again, rough. In fact I can’t remember a winter season quite… read more of “Captain’s…”