Guest Marijane Carlos has sailed with us many times, and she shared some of her special memories. Passing Great Piton Mountain as we sail away from St. Lucia on the Noordam.
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Thanks to Photo Manager Gokhan Susoy for sending in these photos from Noordam’s 140th Anniversary celebrations.
Let’s toast to beautiful creations and scenery! Thanks to Paul and Joan Mentz for sending in this captivating photo and post. This picture was taken from our balcony during our January 2013 cruise on ms Noordam off the coast of St. Lucia (the Pitons). It captures what my husband and I call a “champagne moment.” It’s… read more of “A Champagne…”
February 22, 2006: Noordam enters service and sets sail on its maiden voyage round-trip from New York City to the Caribbean. The ship was christened by actress Marlee Matlin and features museum-quality paintings such as an oil painting of the city of Utrecht painted in 1842, as well as contemporary art like the series of… read more of “140 Years Young:…”
Congrats to Marcelino Machado Oliveira and Paola Claudia Crespo, junior housekeepers on Noordam, for their recent exchange of vows. They were married on Jan. 4, 2013, on the beautiful island of St. Thomas. We wish them all the best! P. L. Kaham is Noordam’s human resources manager.
Special thanks to HAL guest Robert Makofsky for sharing this review of musician’s Elio Pace concert during his New Year’s cruise to the southern Caribbean on Noordam. Life is a cornucopia of surprises. They don’t “set up” for you like the rain sets up from a distance with dark clouds and a light sprinkle at… read more of “Musician Elio Pace…”
January 31, 2006: The 81,769-ton, 1,918-passenger ms Noordam, the fourth ship to bear the name in the line’s history, is officially handed over from Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera, Italy, to Holland America Line. The ship was christened Feb. 22, 2006, in New York City, by actress Marlee Matlin. Photo by blog fan Bert Lamers.
We invited our Facebook fans to share with us their “favorite HAL Ship of 2012.” Special thanks to Sue Hurrell for submitting these great photos from her 2012 Noordam cruise! These photos are from our Christmas cruise on the Noordam. We can’t wait for our January cruise on the Noordam to the southern Caribbean! —… read more of “Facebook Fan Shares…”