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HAL’s Shore Operations Department Participates in Fleet Week 2010

HAL’s Shore Operations Department Participates in Fleet Week 2010

Last month, Holland America’s Ft. Lauderdale Shore Operations staff was busy volunteering their time for Broward County’s ‘Fleet Week 2010,’ a United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major cities for one week. Seven military vessels visited Port…   read more of “HAL’s Shore…”

Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Split, Croatia

Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Split, Croatia

Last week Westerdam visited the port of Split, Croatia. As this was the first time the vessel was in this picturesque city, a plaque exchange ceremony with Captain Peter Harris was held to commemorate this event. Kateryna Bannikova is Westerdam’s human resources manager

Happy Earth Day! HAL Announces New Marine Conservation Alliance

Happy Earth Day! HAL Announces New Marine Conservation Alliance

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Holland America Line today announced a new partnership with the Marine Conservation Biology Institute. The purpose if the alliance is to promote sustainable use of the world’s oceans and global marine ecosystems. Called Our Marvelous Oceans, the program starts with a three-year commitment that includes adopting sustainable…   read more of “Happy Earth Day!…”

HAL’s President and CEO Stein Kruse Meets Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell

HAL’s President and CEO Stein Kruse Meets Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell

On March 16, 2010, HAL’s President and CEO Stein Kruse met with Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell at the 26th annual Cruise Shipping Miami convention, the largest international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry, in Miami Beach, Fla.

Meet Noordam’s Hotel Manager Mark Pells

Meet Noordam’s Hotel Manager Mark Pells

Hotel Manager Mark Pells Holland America Line’s own Mark Pells was featured in the “Cape Cod Times” for his efforts in the helping the Haitian earthquake victims. Check out the article here, and continue reading below for more about Pells. Hotel Manager Mark Pells grew up in the Hudson River Valley of New York, in…   read more of “Meet…”

Welcome Aboard Maasdam Newbies!

Welcome Aboard Maasdam Newbies!

The newly hired employees of the Maasdam were treated to a delicious welcome luncheon in the dining room hosted by the master and senior officers.