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Zaandam Crew Values the Importance of Safety

Zaandam Crew Values the Importance of Safety

Knowing the important role they can play during a medical emergency, some officers and crew volunteered to take a refresher training on how to use the AED unit on board Zaandam. All participants were fully aware of how this training could change the life of another person, including all guests and fellow crew members. The…   read more of “Zaandam Crew Values…”

Eurodam’s New Hire and Service Awards

Eurodam’s New Hire and Service Awards

These photos were taken during Eurodam’s New Hire and Service Award Celebration which occurred on November 28, 2012. Julie Seidel is Eurodam’s human resources manager.

A Rare Experience for Prinsendam Crew

A Rare Experience for Prinsendam Crew

At the end of Prinsendam‘s 14-day drydock in Freeport, Bahamas, a crew tour was arranged for under the ship. Those that had never seen or stood under a cruise ship went down for a look. Everyone took lots of pictures and enjoyed themselves. Here are some of the group shots.

Thanks for the Best Time

Thanks for the Best Time

Dear Holland America: I just want to say that EVERYONE on our cruise on the Ryndam was simply wonderful. Our maître d’ in the upper Rotterdam Dining room (left side) was so attentive, kind, and helpful to us. We have food allergies and he went above and beyond to make sure that we had wonderful…   read more of “Thanks for the Best…”

Welcome Back, Johanna!

Welcome Back, Johanna!

Team Veendam is glad to welcome Johanna van Kempen on board. Actually we’d like to welcome her ‘back’ on board. Johanna was a shop attendant (a ‘shoppie’) on the previous Veendam III (1972-1984) and has never been back on board a ship. Her wish was to sail on the Veendam again and here she is,…   read more of “Welcome Back,…”

Eurodam Lovebirds Tie the Knot

Eurodam Lovebirds Tie the Knot

Congratulations to Eurodam’s Cellar Master Tony Irace and Adagio Violinist Ania Milshyna! The couple tied the knot aboard the ship on Nov. 3, 2012. Best wishes to the newlyweds!