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Zaandam New Hires & Service Awards

Zaandam New Hires & Service Awards

Recently aboard Zaandam, the newly hired crew members, along with the recipients of service awards, came together during our new hires & service awards coffee-chat. Senior staff, managers and supervisors were on hand to present service awards to our dedicated and hardworking crew members, all the while giving encouraging words to our newly hired crew…   read more of “Zaandam New Hires…”

Commemorating 20 Years of Service!

Commemorating 20 Years of Service!

Statendam‘s Foreman Engine Robert Feber Gosal recently celebrated 20 years with HAL! A service award ceremony was held to commemorate this special occasion and present him with his award. Below is a fun Q & A with Robert. Congratulations! How long have you been with the company? 20 years. What ships have you been on?…   read more of “Commemorating 20…”

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Style

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Style

A few of Zaandam’s officers and staff members celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in true form by enjoying green beer and wine, green clothing and of course decorations! A good time was had by all!

Congratulations HAL University Graduates

Congratulations HAL University Graduates

Here is a great photo of HAL U’s Supervisory Excellence and Leadership Academy Graduates aboard Statendam. Verlie Nelson is Statendam’s human resources manager.

Statendam Crew Helps a School in Nicaragua

Statendam Crew Helps a School in Nicaragua

Last year on Statendam, we went to Nicaragua where we renovated a school. About 100 crew members and officers helped renovate the entire school in just one day. From painting to plumbing to roof work and electricity, all was taken care of by the Statendam team. The appreciation we received from the students and teachers…   read more of “Statendam Crew…”

More Aloha Spirit on Zaandam with New Uniform Shirts

More Aloha Spirit on Zaandam with New Uniform Shirts

In order to enhance the Hawaiian experience for our guests, Hotel Director Cees Tesselaar chose and purchased material in Hawaii and the tailors on board the Zaandam made shirts for all the various departments. This pictures shows each department with their “own style” shirt.

Congratulations Maasdam Graduates!

Congratulations Maasdam Graduates!

Another HAL University graduation ceremony has been held with seven Maasdam leaders. Congratulations to you all! Jaime de Castro-van der Loo is Maasdam’s human resources manager.