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Zaandam’s Service Awards and New Hire Coffee Chat

Zaandam’s Service Awards and New Hire Coffee Chat

A warm welcome for all of Zaandam’s newly-hired crew and a sincere thank you to all of the service award recipients during the recent coffee chat on board. The customary meet and greet held by the Captain and senior staff officers to welcome all the newly hired employees and personally congratulate the awardees has been…   read more of “Zaandam’s…”

15 Years of Great Service

15 Years of Great Service

Team Veendam would like to congratulate Adri Salaka, purser on the Veendam, for 15 years of great service. Bert van Mackelenbergh is Veendam’s hotel director.

Zaandam’s Friendly Soccer Match

Zaandam’s Friendly Soccer Match

During our recent call at Hilo, Hawaii, a few of Zaandam’s crew members were able to enjoy a beautiful day ashore and take part in a friendly soccer match. It was an afternoon filled with a lot of adrenaline, exercise and overall fun. The crew members were very excited and are looking forward to participating…   read more of “Zaandam’s…”

Congratulations HAL-U Grads!

Congratulations HAL-U Grads!

Here is a great photo of the most recent HAL-U graduates showing off their diplomas on board Amsterdam. Julie Michelle Berndsen is Amsterdam’s human resources manager.

Video: Dancing in the Dining Room

Thanks to HAL guest Scott Lara for sending in this video from 2010 of Eurodam‘s waiters putting on a show for guests during dinner in the main dining room.

Maasdam Awards Crew for Loyal Service

Maasdam Awards Crew for Loyal Service

Maasdam held a Service Award celebration to honor our loyal crew members who have been with Holland America Line for 10 years and more. Captain Smit handed out the service award pins to the following crew members: 10 years of service: Chrismart Dwicayadi Notoadi, restaurant steward; I Gst Ngr Alit Trisna, restaurant steward; Bambang Nurcahyo,…   read more of “Maasdam Awards Crew…”

Amsterdam Honors Crew Service

Amsterdam Honors Crew Service

Here is a group photo of Amsterdam‘s Service Award recipients for November. Congratulations to all on their career milestone! Julie Berndsen is Amsterdam’s human resources manager.