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Ryndam’s Maiden Call at Tenerife, Spain

Ryndam’s Maiden Call at Tenerife, Spain

It was a pleasure for us to welcome Ryndam last week during her crossing. For her first call, we arranged a folkloric group show. They performed a selection of our traditional songs and dances for the ship’s guests. Around 46 percent took a shore excursion and we think they enjoyed their stay in Tenerife. Here…   read more of “Ryndam’s…”

Eurodam’s Plaque Ceremony in Kings Wharf, Bermuda

Eurodam’s Plaque Ceremony in Kings Wharf, Bermuda

Bermuda welcomed Eurodam on her inaugural call April 15 with smooth seas and sunny skies. Local officials from the Ministry of Transport, Chamber of Commerce and the Port of Kings Wharf came on board for the customary plaque ceremony that I hosted with with Captain Darin Bowland. During the ship tour they were amazed with…   read more of “Eurodam’s…”

A Grand Welcome for Eurodam

A Grand Welcome for Eurodam

Although the Eurodam is not the newest ship anymore and even though she is already around for more than two years, since she sailed “out of the ordinary” itineraries during the Holidays and during the Blues Charter, the Eurodam visited ports she has not been to yet in her short existence. On our Western Caribbean…   read more of “A Grand Welcome for…”

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Maiden Call at Willemstad, Curaçao

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Maiden Call at Willemstad, Curaçao

The crew of the Nieuw Amsterdam was excited to be able to donate gifts to 170 local children during her maiden call to Willemstad, Curaçao. Luckily, Santa himself was enjoying a cruise with us and was able to come ashore to personally distribute the gifts! Minister El Hakim, Minister of Economic affairs, General Managing Director of …   read more of “Nieuw…”

Amsterdam’s Plaque Ceremony in Loreto, Mexico

Amsterdam’s Plaque Ceremony in Loreto, Mexico

Here is a photo from the plaque exchange ceremony during Amsterdam’s maiden call at Loreto, Mexico. Those present at the ceremony included local representatives from Loreto, Amsterdam’s Captain Fred Eversen and Hotel Manager Mark Pells. Julie Berndsen is Amsterdam’s human resources manager.

Amsterdam’s Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Topolobampo

Amsterdam’s Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Topolobampo

Here is a photo from the plaque exchange ceremony in Topolobampo, Mexico, on December 7. Those in attendance included representatives for Topolobampo, Captain Fred Evesen, Hotel Manager Mark Pells and Bar Manager Willy Tuborg. Julie Berndsen is Amsterdam’s human resources manager.

Plaque Ceremony in San Juan

Plaque Ceremony in San Juan

Nieuw Amsterdam’s Captain Mercer sent in this photo of the plaque ceremony in San Juan last week. It was the ship’s maiden call at the port.