On May 12th, during our mariner event, we recognized our Pastry Chef Alex and the culinary team for an amazing accomplishment in winning the 100th ship competition. To see Rotterdam’s 16 winning cakes click here.
Tag: Crew News
Eurodam recently held a celebration for Chief Engineer Jan Koller’s 60th birthday! The crew celebrated on board in the Officer’s Bar. Here are a couple pictures from the special party. Julie Seidel is Eurodam’s human resources manager.
Here are photos from a recent crew barbecue on the forward bow of Zuiderdam. The barbecue was held on a sea day as we sailed through the famous Golfo Dulce region in Costa Rica.
The Veendam has just completed an “uplift” during a recent dry dock in the Bahamas. The hard work and dedication of the crew did not go unnoticed and a Crew Appreciation Barbecue/Party was held on board during the ship’s sailing from Freeport to New York. Here are some pictures of our great crew members taking… read more of “Crew Appreciation…”
During the month of April, a special ceremony was held to honor restaurant steward Donald Panggabean who has worked with Holland America Line for 30 years. Congratulations Donald, and we wish you many more! Natalie Ansari is Maasdam’s human resources manager.
On April 20th in St. Maarten, all deck officers, sailors, Captain John Scott and Chief Officer Jethro Beck went shoreside for a heaving line throwing competition. The winner was Able Body Sailor Sarjono and the second place went to Widodo (assistant bosun). The contest was held to find the man who was best at throwing… read more of “Noordam Crew…”
Our Cellar Master Tony chose a rich and well-balanced wine selection for a special crew event. The crisp, delicate and fruity aromas from Venetian and Tuscan wines were perfect for an enjoyable evening on the high seas.
Earlier this month, several crew members from Ryndam participated in an amazing tour at Dolphin Cove in Jamaica. They had the opportunity to swim, pet and interact with the dolphins and learn about these fascinating creatures. What a great day!