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‘The Seattle Times’ Goes Behind the Scenes on Eurodam to Experience a Turnaround Day in Seattle

‘The Seattle Times’ Goes Behind the Scenes on Eurodam to Experience a Turnaround Day in Seattle

Staff writer Derek Hall of The Seattle Times recently went behind the scenes on Eurodam at the Port of Seattle to uncover what makes a successful seven-night Holland America Line cruise. Read some excerpts from his article and then see it in its entirety on The Seattle Times website. For Crew of 2,100-Passenger Cruise Ship,…   read more of “‘The Seattle…”

In Honor of Earth Day — Holland America Line Wins Sixth Green Gateway Award

In Honor of  Earth Day — Holland America Line Wins Sixth Green Gateway Award

The Port of Seattle presented Holland America Line with its sixth consecutive Green Gateway Award. The Port of Seattle also presented Seattle’s hometown cruise line with the Technology Innovator award. The Port of Seattle presents the Green Gateway Awards annually to cruise and commercial lines that call at the port and whose environmental efforts are…   read more of “In Honor of Earth…”

Cruising from the Port of Seattle

Cruising from the Port of Seattle

Special thanks to Thomas Hollembaek from HAL’s Direct Sales department for submitting this post. I took the one day cruise from Seattle to Vancouver aboard the Oosterdam on September 30, 2012. What a great trip! The weather was awesome, people from Seattle know what I mean when I say that it was a classic “Seattle…   read more of “Cruising from the…”

Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia Voyage Departs Seattle

Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia Voyage Departs Seattle

Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Holland America Line’s flagship the ms Amsterdam set sail from Seattle Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, for her 75-day Grand Asia and Australia Voyage. This circle navigation of the Pacific Rim will showcase the people and cultures of Russia, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Singapore,…   read more of “Amsterdam’s…”

A View from Seattle’s Great Wheel

A View from Seattle’s Great Wheel

Special thanks to Sara Morrison, HAL’s coordinator of onboard sales, for sharing this post. One of the newest attractions to Seattle’s waterfront is the “Great Wheel.” It is considered one of the biggest ferris wheels in the United States. It’s big, it’s fun and it offers stunning views of the Emerald City and the Puget…   read more of “A View from…”

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Excitement Builds for Reunion with Oosterdam

Big thanks to HAL’s Web Content Project Manager Randy Oblich, for sending us this post and pictures from his first day back on Oosterdam. Thanks Randy! Sunday morning came early as my excitement was building. I knew that day we would be on Oosterdam and back home on Holland America Line. It has been 10…   read more of “Excitement Builds…”

140 Years Young: Westerdam and Oosterdam Go Green

140 Years Young: Westerdam and Oosterdam Go Green

July 29, 2006: Vista-class cruise ships Westerdam and Oosterdam are retrofitted to use shore power at the Port of Seattle to reduce both fuel consumption and emissions when in Seattle.