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Maasdam’s Crew Aid the Children of St. Kitts

Maasdam’s Crew Aid the Children of St. Kitts

Team Maasdam has taken a special interest in a children’s home in St. Kitts where the ship calls regularly. Recognizing the need and desiring to make a difference in the communities where they sail, crew members provided the kids with a memorable holiday. The facility was opened in 1952 for the care of abandoned and…   read more of “Maasdam’s…”

Postcards from Grand Turk

Postcards from Grand Turk

Eurodam is calling at Grand Turk today, and these photos were taken by passenger John Majors on his recent cruise. Another beautiful day! Grand Turk from above. You can see the pool at Margaritaville (left), the Grand Turk Cruise Center (right) and the beach that has become very popular with the guests. A closer view…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Veendam, FCCA Brighten Costa Maya Holidays

Veendam, FCCA Brighten Costa Maya Holidays

Veendam’s visit to Costa Maya, Mexico, Dec. 19th was designated for the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Holiday Gift Project. Since Mexican law prohibits the offloading of U.S.-purchased gifts in a Mexican port, organizers in Costa Maya purchased gifts for 200 children locally and FCCA reimbursed them. Volunteers from Veendam assisted with gift distribution and interacted…   read more of “Veendam, FCCA…”

Captain’s Log: Dec. 14, San Juan

Captain’s Log: Dec. 14, San Juan

Captain Jonathan Mercer Remiss of me, I know, however the past week seems to have flown by and little time for ‘blogging’, so to make amends I have deliberately made time to sit at my desk and write. As you know, last Sunday found me off Half Moon Cay, conducting a medevac, before proceeding towards…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Sinterklaas Surprises Eurodam’s Crew

Sinterklaas Surprises Eurodam’s Crew

The Eurodam must have some pretty amazing crew and Sinterklaas must have some great “deckies” on board his steamship! Before arriving in The Netherlands for December the Fifth, Sinterklaas and his two Zwarte Piets made a detour to the Caribbean to visit the Eurodam! It was a shock to everybody! As our crew were sitting…   read more of “Sinterklaas…”

Eurodam Captain’s Log: Nov. 30, at Sea

Eurodam Captain’s Log: Nov. 30, at Sea

Another turn-round day is behind us and we are on our way to have ‘another go’ at Grand Turk. This time of year sees regular cold fronts traversing the Florida peninsula and this cruise is no exception, however, we appear to be a day ahead of this one. After last week’s weather, anything is an…   read more of “Eurodam…”