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HAL’s Rotterdam Welcomed to New Homeport in Namesake City

HAL’s Rotterdam Welcomed to New Homeport in Namesake City

Special thanks to Kirk Baruth, HAL’s Manager of Public Relations and Intranet, for this post. With the hoisting of the city’s flag, Lord Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb welcomed Holland America Line’s flagship ms Rotterdam and its crew to their new homeport in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on May 2. It’s been almost 40 years since Holland America…   read more of “HAL’s…”

Video: Home Sweet Home

Special thanks to HAL Mariner Fred Claessen for sharing this video with us. Thanks, Fred! Hello dear friends. The ms Rotterdam is coming home. Here is a video from the ss Rotterdam and of the ss Rembrandt in 1998 arriving in her hometown. – Fred Claessen

Rotterdam Receives Meteorological Observation Certificate

Rotterdam Receives Meteorological Observation Certificate

On June 14 while in Rotterdam, the Rotterdam received a Meteorological Observation certificate from the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI). This certificate was awarded for Rotterdam’s outstanding contribution of ship-board weather observations which the institute uses to make maritime weather forecasts. Congrats! Caroline Sevilla is Rotterdam’s human resources manager.

Video and Photos of Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Video and Photos of Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Last Thursday, the grand ms Rotterdam was home where she started a series of cruises from her namesake and home port. Together with her in port was the former Royal Princess/Artemis from sister lines Princess and P&O. The Rotterdam looks splendid and attracts as usual a lot of Rotterdammer’s with their photo and video cameras….   read more of “Video and Photos of…”

More Photos of Rotterdam at Rotterdam

More Photos of Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Here are some pictures of the ms Rotterdam in Rotterdam on June 2, 2011. Patrick van der Vlies Rotterdam, The Netherlands www.patrickcruise.nl

Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Rotterdam at Rotterdam

Here are some of the pictures I took of Rotterdam at the port of Rotterdam on Thursday, June 2. Enjoy!