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Meet Eurodam’s Deck Department

Meet Eurodam’s Deck Department

Eurodam’s Deck Department includes, from left: 3rd Officer James Tovey, 1st Officer Mark O’ Sullivan, 4th Officer Dirk van der Raadt, Captain Jeroen van Donselaar, 2nd Officer Aafke Bergsma, 3rd Officer Tim Lodder, 2nd officer Andy Rischardson, Chief Officer Bas van Dreumel, Cadet Ben May, 3rd Officer Frits Blanke, Cadet Richard Hunt and Cadet Stevens…   read more of “Meet…”

Webcam at Saguenay Tomorrow, Sept. 13

Pam sent us a cool link to a webcam at the port of Saguenay, Quebec. Eurodam will be calling there tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 13. Since it’s a weekend we won’t post any photos, but you can click on this link to see the ship at anchor. It refreshes approximately every nine seconds.

Update: What Are Those Guys Doing?

We got so many responses to the question we asked yesterday! We will post them, and announce the winner, on Monday. Thanks for responding so quickly. Good luck!

Plaque Ceremony in Quebec

Plaque Ceremony in Quebec

Eurodam is the first Holland America Line ship to use Quebec City as a turnaround port. To celebrate the ship’s first call at this beautiful Canadian city, Ross Gaudreault, president and CEO of the Port of Quebec, made a presentation to approximately 150 guests of the port, ship agents and travel agents. Gaudreault (left) presented…   read more of “Plaque Ceremony in…”

Postcards from Saguenay

Postcards from Saguenay

Eurodam called at Saguenay, Quebec, yesterday, and Pam went ashore to snap these photos despite the rain and chilly temperature. The port puts up a commemorative sign for each ship that calls at Saguenay. Our Lady of the Saguenay is perched 590 feet above the water on the first ledge of Cape Trinite. Charles-Napoleon Robitaille,…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Meet the Bosun

Meet the Bosun

Alexander Kanyette Have you ever met the boatswain? Every Holland America Line ship has a boatswain, commonly pronounced “bosun.” You might have noticed his work when looking at the shiny varnish on the teak railings or when you noticed that the exterior of the ship is spotless. The bosun is a warrant officer or petty…   read more of “Meet the…”

Postcards from Halifax

Postcards from Halifax

Halifax was a planned community founded by the British government in 1749. Colonel Edward Cornwallis left from the River Thames in May 1749 and arrived in Chebucto Harbor, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 21, 1749, on his ship, Sphinx, and began clearing the land and setting up the town site. Captain van Donselaar with a statue…   read more of “Postcards from…”