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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…”

‘Mighty Mo’ Welcomes Amsterdam Guests

‘Mighty Mo’ Welcomes Amsterdam Guests

On Nov. 16, guests booked in verandah suites aboard the full cruise of Amsterdam’s Grand Asia & Australia cruise enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience during an exclusive Officer’s Club Theme Event on the USS Missouri located at Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaii. As guests arrived for the special event, commemorative military hats and leis were given to…   read more of “‘Mighty…”

Prinsendam Holds First Ever “Tender Cup”

Prinsendam Holds First Ever “Tender Cup”

In September, the Prinsendam Deck Department organized the first “Prinsendam Tender Cup,” taking advantage of having three tender ports in a row: Dubrovnik, Sarande and Argostoli. The objective was to improve the service of the tender operations in the spirit of Signature of Excellence. Bridge, security and gangway personnel got a score card to rate…   read more of “Prinsendam Holds…”