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Eurodam Celebrates Chief Engineer’s 60th Birthday

Eurodam Celebrates Chief Engineer’s 60th Birthday

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.

Zuiderdam’s Crew Barbecue in Costa Rica

Zuiderdam’s Crew Barbecue in Costa Rica

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.

Crew Appreciation Barbecue on Veendam

Crew Appreciation Barbecue on Veendam

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…”

Maasdam Employee Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Maasdam Employee Celebrates 30 Years of Service

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.

Noordam Crew Compete in Heaving Line Throwing

Noordam Crew Compete in Heaving Line Throwing

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…”

Ryndam’s Crew Enjoy a Wine Tasting

Ryndam’s Crew Enjoy a Wine Tasting

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.

Ryndam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Jamaica

Ryndam Crew Swim with the Dolphins in Jamaica

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!