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The Biggest Loser is the Biggest Winner

The Biggest Loser is the Biggest Winner

Thanks to Linda Ellenberger, Statendam‘s event manager and Biggest Loser Winner, for this great post! Biggest Losers become the Best Winners for Better Fitness and Lifestyle Choices For the past several weeks we have seven brave souls take on the challenge of changing their lives and the success with help from two of our wonderful…   read more of “The Biggest Loser…”

Celebrating a 25-Year Milestone!

Celebrating a 25-Year Milestone!

Statendam‘s Stateroom Inspector Eka Setya Putra recently celebrated 25 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 Eka. Congratulations! Q & A: How long have you been with the company? Twenty-five years. What ships have…   read more of “Celebrating a…”

Volendam Crew Prom Night

Volendam Crew Prom Night

On March 25, the crew of the Volendam travelled back in time to their high school prom. (For some of us, this was a much longer trip than others :-)…) We threw a “Prom Night 2013” theme crew party and invited everyone to dress in their best outfits and come dance the night away. Classic…   read more of “Volendam Crew Prom…”

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.