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HAL’s Culinary Council Holds Second Annual Meeting Aboard Eurodam

HAL’s Culinary Council Holds Second Annual Meeting Aboard Eurodam

HAL’s Culinary Council held its second annual two-day meeting aboard Eurodam during a port call at New York on Oct. 4. Council members consult with the line throughout the year and gather annually for face-to-face meetings where they discuss current culinary trends, share information about what they are doing in their own businesses and brainstorm…   read more of “HAL’s…”

Veendam in the Big Apple

Veendam in the Big Apple

During our (my wife and I) recent journey to Florida, Bahamas and New York, I saw the Veendam coming in to New York on Sunday, April 29th, at 7:30 a.m. With the sun to my back I was able to take a series of wonderful photographs. With kind regards from a cold Rotterdam, Bert Lamers

A Unique View of the New York Skyline

A Unique View of the New York Skyline

Thanks to HAL guest Terry for sending in the following photos of New York taken during a sailing from the big city. Enjoy! We’ve sailed from New York six times on Noordam and once on Veendam. Nothing like sailing past the Statue of Liberty and under the Verrazano Bridge. Wish you’d come back to a…   read more of “A Unique View of…”

Veendam’s Sail-Away from the Big Apple

Veendam’s Sail-Away from the Big Apple

Here’s a photo of the Bermuda-bound ms Veendam leaving New York City as seen from Liberty State Park, New Jersey on May 29, 2011. – Susan Vintschger

Sailing into New York City

Sailing into New York City

Thanks to HAL guest Russell for sending in these beautiful photos of Manhattan taken July 12 when Rotterdam sailed into the city. Sailing into NYC, USA was beautiful. My family and I have sailed out of NYC but never in, so this was a great opportunity. — Russell

Sailaway from New York City

Sailaway from New York City

Here’s the Rotterdam pulling away from the pier in New York City for the trans-Atlantic crossing to Holland! The cornerstone of the company was built on this same sailing 139 years ago. History repeating itself! – Gerald Bernhoft, HAL Director of Mariner Society