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Ryndam & Statendam Farewell Cruises Create Lifelong Travel Memories

Ryndam & Statendam Farewell Cruises Create Lifelong Travel Memories

Cruise guests and crew aboard Ryndam and Rotterdam enjoyed a momentous bow-to-bow event Aug. 18 at Alesund, Norway, as Rotterdam bid a fond farewell to Ryndam. The unusual sail-away was orchestrated by Rotterdam’s and Ryndam’s officers during a joint port call that was the last time the two vessels will be together as sister ships…   read more of “Ryndam &…”

Statendam Celebrates the 67th Indonesian Independence Day

Statendam Celebrates the 67th Indonesian Independence Day

On August 16, 2012, the 67th Indonesian Independence Day celebrations kicked off with the flag hoisting ceremony on the bow of the ship while we were in Skagway, Alaska. The ship’s officers and crew members from Indonesia and other countries participated in this ceremony. The following day, Statendam’s staff helped out by volunteering to serve…   read more of “Statendam…”

Celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day in Liverpool

Celebrating Indonesia’s Independence Day in Liverpool

Prinsendam was docked in Liverpool, England, for Indonesia’s Independence Day. The flag raising ceremony took place pier-side, with the Indonesian community on hand to commemorate the day, along with officers and staff. After the ceremony, the traditional tug of war and sack races were held as well.

Zuiderdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Zuiderdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Special thanks to A. Dony Suryonugroho, night auto officer aboard Zuiderdam, for submitting these photos from the ship’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration while in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Rotterdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Rotterdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Special thanks to Franciskus Manalu for this article and photos from Rotterdam’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration. August 17, 2011, in Warnemunde, Germany, was a big day for Indonesian crew members on board ms Rotterdam. At 10 a.m., the flag-raising ceremony was attended by most of the crew members from each department, officers and the…   read more of “Rotterdam’s…”

Indonesian Independence Day on Veendam

Indonesian Independence Day on Veendam

The Indonesian community on board celebrated 66 years of Independence with a customary flag-raising ceremony followed by tug of war and sack race competition, gala dinner, and full crew party. There have been some fun events which started a few weeks earlier in preparation for the day such as chess, ping pong, and dominoes tournaments….   read more of “Indonesian…”