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And Even More of Ryndam’s Maiden Call at Rotterdam

And Even More of Ryndam’s Maiden Call at Rotterdam

Hallo HALblog readers, On May 2 the ms Ryndam made her maiden call to the homeport of Rotterdam. The ship is starting a series of cruises here from the homeport. I wanted to share some pictures of her arrival. Greetings from the homeport of Rotterdam, Ben van Zeijl

Westerdam in Rotterdam

Westerdam in Rotterdam

HAL blog contributor Hans Janssen snapped this great photo of Westerdam and the former office of Holland America Line in Rotterdam. Thanks, Hans!

Season’s Greetings from Rotterdam

Season’s Greetings from Rotterdam

Here is my Christmas card for everyone at Holland America Line and the HALblog readers. Greetings from the home port Rotterdam, Ben Ben van Zeijl is a Holland America Line fan and historian from Rotterdam.

Rotterdam’s Namesake to Be Largest Building Project in the Netherlands

Rotterdam’s Namesake to Be Largest Building Project in the Netherlands

On Dec. 14, construction on the Netherlands’ largest building project ever began. Dubbed De Rotterdam, the project is named after Holland America Line’s ss Rotterdam, which in decades past used to depart from the Wilhelminapier carrying thousands of European emigrants to the U.S. The line’s current ms Rotterdam flagship calls at Rotterdam during the summer…   read more of “Rotterdam’s…”